Michaela Mabinty DePrince is a renowned ballerina known for her performances world wide. At the age of 17, she became the youngest ballerina to join the Dance Theatre of Harlem. In 2013, she joined the Dutch National Ballet. She co-authored the book “Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina,” with her adoptive mother. In 2016, Michaela became an Ambassador for War Child Netherlands. She starred in the live action/animated feature film Coppelia (2021). Currently, Michaela is a second soloist with the Boston Balletand is a Nike Athlete.– full CV on IMDb


The Guardian about Coppelia: Local juice bar jockey Swan (Michaela DePrince) works out something is seriously amiss and teams up with her corps de ballet pals to thwart Coppelius and save her true love Franz (Daniel Camargo)… it is DePrince, who really shines with a natural photogenic presence, strong acting skills and athletic form.