Woo Hoo! Stella Abrera, First Filipina-American Principal Ballet Dancer for American Ballet Theatre

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Stella Abrera, Filipina-American, joins the ranks of American Ballet Theatre's principal dancers alongside Misty Copeland, the first African-American female principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT).  Stella Abrera is the first Filipina-American principal ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre.

She joined American Ballet Theatre as a member of the corps de ballet in 1996 and was appointed soloist in 2001. 

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