10 Times Ballet Dancers Made Pop Music Videos So Much Better

February 18, 2015 4:13 PM

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Earlier this month, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier debuted his newest music video for the Grammy nominated ballad, "Take Me to Church." The four-minute visual tease, directed by artist David LaChapelle, introduced ballet novices to Moscow-based dancer Sergei Polunin, a man who rebels against the dance establishment as much as he does standard laws of physics.

In the video, Polunin glides through a sun-lit building wearing little more than the tattoos permanently inked across his body, spending more time than the average human inches and feet above the floor. From one tortured step to another (all choreographed by by Jade Hale-Christofi), it's nearly impo...

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