The Ballet Boys You Need To Follow On Instagram

Know your Sergei Polunins from your Roberto Bolles? Here are the amazing ballet boys you should be following on Instagram...

Wondering who else you should be following on Instagram apart from T-Swift and Kim K? It’s time to think outside the box, as there’s a whole host of amazingly talented ballet stars whose posts will make you wish you could plié with the best of them. Read on and find out who’s who in the world of male ballet dancers…


Sergei Polunin
You might recognise Polunin from Hozier’s stunning Take MeTo Church video. Known as ‘the bad boy of ballet’, he famously walked out of the British Royal Ballet aged just 22, stating he was so unhappy that, ‘The artist in me was dying.’
Follow @sergeipolunin_

Ivan Vasiliev
Principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, he posts everything from behind-the-scenes snaps from his current shows to completely adorable pictures from his wedding day.
Follow @vasiliev.art

Thiago Soares
Brazillian Soares is a principal dancer with the Royal Ballet in London and his dreamy photos of his performances with his fellow ballerinas will give you serious dance envy. (While also probably making you wonder how anyone can look so casual while leaping around like that…)
Follow @_tsoares


Yonah Acosta
Cuban-born Acosta started dancing aged just 10 and was named principal dancer at the English National Ballet last year.
Follow @yonahacosta

Roberto Bolle
This American Ballet Theatre principal dancer has also appeared in ad campaigns for the likes of Ferragamo and Armani. Swoon.
Follow @robertobolle

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