PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadanco is fast-approaching its 50th anniversary. The troupe's legendary founder, Joan Myers Brown shares her success.
Joan Myers Brown grew up in Southwest Philadelphia and joined the ballet club in high school.
She is the Founder and Exec. Artistic Director of Philadanco.
"There was no one else black in my class. And I felt that I had to prove that I could but then I started loving the fact that I was moving and dancing," Myers said.