Misty Copeland

Dancer and author Misty Copeland will give an E.N. Thompson lecture Feb. 13 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

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Tickets for “A Conversation with Misty Copeland” will be available Monday at 11 a.m. 

Copeland, the first African-American female principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre's 75-year history, will speak at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St.

Her conversation is part of the E.N. Thompson Forum series.

Tickets are $10 apiece, with a limit of two per person. They are available first-come, first-served by calling 402-472-4747 or visiting the box office.

Copeland is scheduled to dance the lead Feb. 16 in "Firebird," a collaboration among the Lied, ABT and the St. Louis Symphony, and in a supporting role Feb. 17. Both performances are sold-out.

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Jeff Korbelik is the features editor and covers dining, performing arts, TV and local media. Follow him at @LJSjeffkorbelik.

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