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Misty an the Four Realms

MISTY COPELAND’S FIRST BALLET WAS THE NUTCRACKER, SO IT’S ONLY ON POINTE THAT SHE IS IN THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS (OUT NOV. 2)

In June 2015, Misty Copeland found herself in a unique position (no, it’s not fourth, second, or fifth)—the first African-American woman promoted to principal dancer in the history of American Ballet Theatre. Now, at 36, Copeland achieves another landmark, making her movie debut in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, Disney’s big-screen adaptation of the world’s best-known ballet, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, and its source material, the E.T.A.

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