WhyNotWednesday: Polunin Parodies

After an internet sensation come the internet send-ups. Earlier this year, Sergei Polunin starred in a dance music video to the song “Take Me to Church” by Hozier. It was a viral hit. Then, parody videos began surfacing, featuring male movers making self-deprecating homages to Polunin’s powerhouse performance.

The first features actor and dancer Tim Lacatena (you may recognize him from Step Up) startling tourists and getting in trouble with security guards as he emotes in nude tights all over Los Angeles. The second was created by some genius in his garage, complete with Sharpie-drawn tattoos and—we have to assume—confused neighbors. Needless to say, neither dancer hesitates to play up the melodrama. Enjoy…

 

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