Misty Copeland Named First Black Female Principal At American Ballet TheatreThe Missouri-born dancer has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and a rare celebrity in the dancing field.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney To Make Stage Debut As Corpse In 'Romeo And Juliet'Maloney, 67, will appear on opening night of the American Ballet Theatre's production of "Romeo and Juliet" on June 10 at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Ballet Master Frederic Franklin Dies At 98The arts world this weekend was mourning Frederic Franklin, a British-born dancer who helped popularize the modern ballet in the United States and performed until he was 95.

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