Misty Copeland

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Their first dance must have been epic.  Misty Copeland married her boyfriend of ten years, Olu Evans, on Sunday, PEOPLE has confirmed.

Copeland, 33, the first African-American female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, announced her engagement to Evans, an attorney (who also happens to be Taye Diggs’ cousin), in the September 2015 issue ofEssence.

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She talked to PEOPLE in April about her plans for a summer wedding, saying she was feeling laid-back about her big day.

“It’s coming along! It’s happening this summer so it’s very soon,” Copeland said. “I’m super busy so I have amazing people taking care of a lot of stuff.”

Rather than focusing on the little details, Copeland said she just wanted to have fun.

“I think I’m a pretty simple girl, so I like for there to be no drama. I just want to enjoy the day, and not have it be about the preparation,” she said.

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