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Sasha Farber
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Dancer Profile
Birth Date May 9, 1982 (1982-05-09) (age 35)
Hometown Moscow, Russia

Partner(s) 17: Nicole Polizzi (8th)
22: Kim Fields (7th/8th)
23: Terra Jolé (5th)
24: Simone Biles (4th)

Aleksandr "Sasha" Farber is a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars.

BiographyEdit

Retrieved from abc.com
Born in Russia, Sasha Farber started dancing at age 13 in his new homeland, Australia. By 17 he had won the Australian Latin Championships twice and represented Australia at the World Latin Championships. He was featured in the closing ceremony at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, in Season 2 of “Dancing with the Stars” (Australia) and as a special guest on the Indian “Dancing with the Stars.” Farber joined the “Dancing with the Stars” Troupe in Season 13, and in Season 17 danced with Snooki. Previously, Farber was an original cast member and a lead dancer in the world-wide production of “Burn the Floor,” including critically acclaimed Broadway and West End runs.

Dancing with the Stars 17Edit

Sasha was partnered with Nicole Polizzi. Placed 8th.

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Wild Ones" 8 8 7 No Elimination
2 Rumba / "Just Give Me a Reason" 6 7 7 Safe
3 Quickstep / "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" 9 8 8 Safe
4 Jive / "Mickey" 8 8 8 Safe
5 Jazz / "Work Bitch" 9 9 9 Safe
6 Foxtrot / "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Switch-Up Challenge / Various
9
Awarded
9
3
9
Points
No Elimination
7 Samba / "Hey Mama"
Team Freestyle / "Bom Bom"
9
9
9
9
9
9
Eliminated

Dancing with the Stars 22Edit

Sasha was partnered with Kim Fields. Placed 7th/8th.

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance / Song Judges' scores Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Sax" 7 6 7 No elimination
2 Salsa / "Conga" 7 6 7 Safe
3 Foxtrot / "The Facts of Life theme" 7 6 7 Safe
4 Quickstep / "I Wan’na Be Like You" 8 8/81 8 Safe
52 Viennese Waltz / "These Arms of Mine" 8 6/63 8 No elimination
6 Jive / "You Can’t Stop the Beat" 8 8 8 Last to be called safe
7 Samba / "ABC"
Team Freestyle / "End of Time" / "If I Were a Boy" / "Crazy in Love"
9
8
9
8
9
9
Eliminated

1 Score given by guest judge Zendaya Coleman.
2 For this week only, as part of "America's Switch Up", Fields performed with Keoikantse Motsepe instead of Farber. Farber performed with Paige VanZant.
3 Score given by guest judge Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Dancing with the Stars 23Edit

Sasha was partnered with Terra Jolé. Placed 5th.

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Hough Tonioli
1 Jive / "Stuff Like That There" 7 6 6 6 No Elimination
2 Quickstep / "Bewitched Theme" 8 7 8 8 Safe
3 Viennese Waltz / "Iris" 8 7 8 7 Safe
4 Samba / "Simcha" 9 8 8 Safe
5 Contemporary / "Stand By Me" 9 9 9 No Elimination
6 Paso Doble / "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" 7 81 8 7 Safe
7 Foxtrot / "Cheek to Cheek"
Team Freestyle / "Embrace"
9
8
8
9
9
9
8
9
Safe
8 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)"
Salsa Dance Off / "Magic"
8
No

Extra
8
Points
8
Awarded
Last to be called safe
9 Charleston / "If My Friends Could See Me Now"
Team-Up Dance (Jazz) / "Big Noise from Winnetka"
10
9
102
92
9
9
9
9
Safe
10 Rumba / "Scars to Your Beautiful"
Trio Tango / "Hideway"
10
10

10
10
10
10
Eliminated

1Score given by guest judge Pitbull
2Score given by guest judge Idina Menzel

Dancing with the Stars 24Edit

Sasha was partnered with Simone Biles. Placed 4th.

ScoresEdit

1Score given by guest judge Nick Carter.
2Score given by guest judge Mandy Moore.

TriviaEdit

  • He dated fellow Dancing with the Stars professional Emma Slater from 2011 to 2014.
    • As of December 2015, they are back together.
    • They got engaged on October 4, 2016, when he proposed during a live show on season 23 of Dancing with the Stars.
  • During season 20, Sasha partnered with Nastia Liukin when Derek Hough was unable to perform due to injury.

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