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Lauren Lovette  Principal ballerina with the New York City Ballet ~ Choreographer ~ Vegan ~ Activist of love for ALL

I know it's not fun to talk politics.... I know I could ignore this issue due to risk of losing my popularity. But why have a following if you don't share what you really believe? Let's demand a more loving way America. #Repost @refinery29
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Today is #WorldRefugeeDay. This day was created to honor the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of people who have been forced to flee. For generations refugees have helped make this country diverse and culturally rich. But as we honor them today, we must also remember that our government continues to separate immigrant families at our border. While the words “refugee” and “immigrant” are NOT interchangeable terms, some immigrants are refugees who were forced to flee persecution in their home countries. We all need to do what we can to help others find peace, comfort, understanding, and most importantly, safety.
#AcknowledgeIsPower #demandabetterway

Twelve years ago today this was me... I had just been asked to attend The School of American Ballet summer program and I wanted so badly to get asked to stay for the year round term. I couldn't do a French twist yet, hadn't a clue what moving to NYC would mean, didn't know about Balanchine or Robbins, and certainly couldn't dream past getting into a world class dance school, but I DID have a dream and we all start somewhere. Why not you? Thank you @carm615 for capturing the moment all those years ago! #itstartswithadream

There is a natural confidence that develops when you become better and better at your craft, but be careful that you don't start to feel you can do ALL things related to your craft without a healthy dose of humility, bruises, roadblocks, and continuous resistance to give up. You CAN do it.... it WILL be arduous. The journey never ends ❤️Photo credit: @justinchaophotography #lovingtheprocess #stretchingourselves #onestepatatime

Some days work feels more like I'm a child on a playground! I can't wait to see what this choreographic work will morph into. #lovingtheprocess #vaildancefestival with @_miriammiller @prestonchamblee @indiabradleyy @bartonc

Jet lag? What jet lag? Moving around with @ashleybouder today to create a solo just for her. ❤️ Our work premieres 3 weeks from today at the Joyce theater! If you want to buy tickets visit www.joyce.org....We are still fundraising for this, so if you wish to support us visit Ashley's website in my profile! #femalecollaboration #theashleybouderproject #stephanieannboyd #milly

When you find a kindred spirit hold on to them! ❤️ They feed light to your soul and that is more valuable than gold, fame, or any earthly gift. @hollydorger you are a kindred spirit....Thank you to the Royal Danish Ballet for being such a warm and welcoming company! You all have given me a new inspiration to take back to NYC ❤️ @nikolajhubbe you are such a brilliant director/coach and it was a joy working for you for a week. I will cherish all of this deeply into my heart. Till the next time! 😘 #inspired #beyondgrateful #happy

My ballet Le Jeune is being performed by the @abtofficial Studio company at the Hudson River Festival in NYC. I so badly wish I were there to see these smiling faces dancing under the sun! ☀️ This ballet is about the freedom and blissful energy experienced by the young...The bright joy, bravery, and love these dancers possess will continue to surpass what our generations have built. Fly higher and love bigger sweet dancers of the future! The dance world needs love and light right now. I'm there in spirit ❤️#dancerfirst #choreographersecond #hudsonriverdancefestival

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I am on my way to Denmark to dance Stars and Stripes at Royal Danish Ballet! The performance is June 9th, and if you happen to be in Denmark I shall dance for you! #balanchine #stars #livingadream #someonepinchme

I just love these dancers so much... tonight is your last chance to see "Not Our Fate" until Saratoga springs! Come see @nycballet perform tonight at 7:30 pm ❤️

My ballet "Not Our Fate" is being performed tonight May 29, 30, and 31st at Lincoln Center ❤️ if you don't know what to do with your evening, we would love to have you at the show! These dancers give everything every single time. #notourfate #lovenothate

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