Serge Onik, ‘So You Suppose You Can Dance’ alum, lifeless at 33: ‘He might be really missed’
Serge Onik, an expert dancer and energetic presence who competed on season 11 of “So You Suppose You Can Dance,” has died, Fox Information can affirm. He was 33.
Onik’s supervisor, Jim Keith, informed Fox Information in an announcement on Wednesday that Onik was a beloved member of the dance neighborhood and his aura reverberated in every single place he went.
“He was an incredible dancer with an enormous coronary heart and he touched the lives of everybody who met him,” Keith mentioned. “He might be really missed.”
“This can be a unhappy day for us on the company and for the dance neighborhood as a complete,” he added. “Our ideas and prayers exit to his family and friends right now.”
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Further particulars relating to Onik’s demise weren’t disclosed.
The Ukraine-born performer, who moved to the U.S. together with his household at age three, superior to the High 10 of “SYTYCD” earlier than he was eradicated from the competitors.
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His profession would quickly take him to the stage of “Dancing with the Stars” and a myriad of different TV sequence and stage performances — most just lately, the musical drama “Within the Heights.”
“I imply it is for actually 2 seconds however I’ve by no means been extra honored to be a part of a undertaking, for a couple of causes,” Onik shared on Instagram of “Within the Heights” in June, including, partly, “It is such a privilege to be a part of a film that represents the cultures and peoples and dance style that principally raised me and I owe my entire every part to.”
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Onik additionally lent his time educating others the artwork of dance as properly.
A peer of Onik’s, skilled dancer Elena Grinenko, paid tribute to him in an Instagram submit on Tuesday.
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“RIP @sergeonik We going to overlook you,” she wrote alongside a throwback picture of Onik. “I am so unhappy that world misplaced such an incredible particular person such as you.”