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The Dancer Diaries Episode 3: The New World of Online Ballet Classes With Lauren Fadeley Veyette

The Dancer Diaries Episode 3: The New World of Online Ballet Classes With Lauren Fadeley Veyette

Lauren Fadeley Veyette trained at the Orlando Ballet School and the School of Performing Arts in Florida before moving to New York City to study at the School of American Ballet. She began her professional career at 16 with the New York City Ballet, performing works by renowned choreographers. After two years, she pursued further education at Indiana University, graduating cum laude in 2007. She joined the Pennsylvania Ballet in 2007, becoming a Principal Dancer in 2012, and later joined Miami City Ballet in 2016, where she was promoted to Principal Soloist in 2017. Lauren has performed principal roles in numerous classical and contemporary works and appeared in the film “Black Swan.” She has also guest performed with various ballet companies and participated in prestigious dance festivals. She started teaching while at Indiana University and has continued to teach at various ballet schools and summer intensives. In 2018, she co-founded Veyette Virtual Ballet School with her husband, Francis Veyette. She retired from professional dancing in 2021 and became the Principal of the Kansas City Ballet School.

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Alexis Rovner, Eastside Online Opinions Editor
Alexis is this year’s Online Opinions Editor, and is so excited for her first year of board. At East, Alexis plays in the orchestra, participates in Interact Club, Habitat for Humanity, FOP, and more. Outside of Eastside, she loves to dance, play the violin, volunteer, and hang out with friends and family on the weekends. She’s so excited for sophomore year and can’t wait to bond with everyone on the Eastside board!

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