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The Economist Asks: Misty Copeland: Was the first black principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre earlier denied roles because of her skin colour? She tells host, Anne McElvoy, how dance saved her from a difficult childhood and about her first performance in a classic Christmas pro...

The Economist Asks: Misty Copeland: Was the first black principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre earlier denied roles because of her skin colour? She tells host, Anne McElvoy, how dance saved her from a difficult childhood and about her first performance in a classic Christmas pro...

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The Economist Asks: Misty Copeland: Was the first black principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre earlier denied roles because of her skin colour? She tells host, Anne McElvoy, how dance saved her from a difficult childhood and about her first performance in a classic Christmas pro...

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27 minutes
Released:
Dec 24, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode

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Was the first black principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre earlier denied roles because of her skin colour? She tells host, Anne McElvoy, how dance saved her from a difficult childhood and about her first performance in a classic Christmas production. And, which ballets would she remove from the repertoire?Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions:www.economist.com/podcastoffer
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Released:
Dec 24, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode