Misty Danielle Copeland is an American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States. On June 30, 2015, Copeland became the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT's 75-year history.

For Disney, she played the Ballerina Princess in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.[1]

Disney Role

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  1. McNary, Dave (13 July 2016). "Misty Copeland Joins Disney's 'Nutcracker' Movie", Variety. Retrieved on 31 March 2017. 
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