At just 13 years old, Misty Copeland was already considered a prodigy. By 15, then an award winning dancer, Copeland began studying at the American Ballet Theatre, which is considered among the world's finest ballet companies. Since then she's become one of the most prominent dancers in the world. At 33 years old, Copeland is currently touring productions of The Firebird, La Fille Mal Gardee, Le Corsaire, Swan Lake, and Romeo and Juliet.
From: Esquire US.