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New Sergei Polunin Documentary Hits Theaters

After months of anticipation, it’s finally here. Dancer, the long-awaited documentary of international ballet star Sergei Polunin, had its world premiere in Los Angeles September 9, and opens in New York and on demand this Friday, September 16. It will also play in selected cities across the country. Through intimate childhood home videos, performance footage […]

There's a New Documentary About Sergei Polunin, and It Looks Amazing

There are times when Sergei Polunin’s life seems straight out of a movie. From his notorious rebelliousness—exemplified by his shocking decision to walk away from his promising career at The Royal Ballet—to his glamorous relationship with Natalia Osipova to his trademark tattoos, the international ballet superstar has had his fair share of drama. We can […]

Sergei Polunin and Natalia Osipova: Ballet's New "It" Couple

What’s more exciting than two of ballet’s biggest superstars dancing together in a new contemporary program at Sadler’s Wells? How about finding out they’re a couple in real life, too? Well, it’s official. This week, Royal Ballet principal Natalia Osipova and Stanislavsky dancer Sergei Polunin (who also made waves dancing in a viral video to […]

Sergei Polunin's Viral Dance Video

Though Hozier’s star shone at the Grammys this past weekend (where his “Take Me to Church” was nominated for Best Song), his music, while soulful and powerful, takes the backseat in this video featuring Sergei Polunin, the former Royal Ballet principal and dance rebel. Despite his obviously major talent, Polunin has also made a name […]

Show and Tell: Inside Sergei Polunin's Dance Bag

Photo by Kyle Froman What’s in former Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin’s dance bag? That’s a trick question: The “bad boy of ballet” doesn’t carry one. “Never have,” he says. “I don’t like to be weighed down by anything when I’m going places—just like I don’t like anything weighing me down onstage. So I keep […]

Sergei Polunin Walks Out Again

The “bad boy” of ballet is at it again: Sergei Polunin seems to have walked out on rehearsals for Peter Schauffuss’s highly-anticipated London production of Midnight Express. For those who have been following the 23-year-old dancer’s career, his latest move isn’t surprising. He abandoned The Royal Ballet last January just a week before he was […]