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This 11-Year-Old Ballerina Dancing To 'Hamilton' Is Your New Hero

Olivia Bell dancing to "Dear Theodosia" is what Tony dreams are made of.

If you've yet to listen to Leslie Odom Jr. croon the words to "Dear Theodosia" in Act I of a little musical called "Hamilton" -- well, that's fine, because it's pretty hard to get a ticket. You should really listen to the song, though. On Spotify, on YouTube, or, on Olivia Bell's Instagram account

Bell is, according to her Instagram, an 11-year-old dancer who's participated in American Ballet Theater's Young Dancer Summer Workshop, The Alvin Ailey School's Summer Intensive, and is an ambassador for Brown Girls Do Ballet

She is, in a word, amazing. And her Instagram account shows it:

She recently posted a video of herself dancing to the "Hamilton" song at the Dallas Conservatory, posted above. We love it for a couple of reasons:

1. The Tony Awards are happening this Sunday and "Hamilton" is bound to win at least a couple of the 16 statues it's nominated for. Good timing, Bell.

2. Bell is such a fan, she's even aware of that time a woman rolled down her car window in front of creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and screamed, "Congrats on 'Hamlet'!"

#YayHamlet.

Yup, she's your new hero.

Who's ready for the Tonys?

The 2016 Tony Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, June 12, at 8 p.m. ET. From “Hamilton” to “Spring Awakening,” “Eclipsed” to “The Humans,” Sophie Okonedo to Leslie Odom Jr., check out our live coverage of all things Broadway on Twitter this weekend.

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