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What It's Like to Be a Black Ballerina

How Ballerina Alison Stroming Is Changing the Face of Ballet

By now you've heard Misty Copeland's story — she smashed through countless barriers to redefine how the ballet world views women of color. In the latest episode of Hannahgram, Hannah Bronfman catches up with Alison Stroming, a ballerina with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, to learn what the next chapter in the black ballerina narrative looks like. Spoiler alert: she's seriously breathtaking.

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