Misty Copeland: Behind the Guideposts Magazine Cover Shoot

by Brooke Obie

American Ballet Theatre's first Black principal ballerina Misty Copeland arrived at her Guideposts February 2016 cover shoot back in November 2015 like a bright light. Five minutes early and ready to work, Misty greeted every staffer at the Chelsea, New York City studio with a wide and gracious smile. While her small hair and make-up team prepped her for the shoot, she shared with me her odds-defying journey to the top of the professional ballet world.

Subscribe to Guideposts magazine's digital edition to read her incredible cover story, and check out our behind the scenes look at her cover shoot. --Brooke Obie

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