These ballet shoes were worn by dancer Misty Copeland at a January 2018 production of Black Swan,
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts
Date Posted: 8/12/2021
These shoes, worn by dancer Stella Abrera in a January 2018 production of The Nutcracker, have been pancaked to match Abrera's skin color. When they are dancing without wearing tights, dancers pancake their shoes to match their skin color.Stella Abrera joined the American Ballet Theatre in 1996 and was appointed as a principal dancer in 2015.