Sasha Farber


Sasha Farber Biography(Courtesy Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)


Alexander "Sasha" Farber (born 9 May 1983) is a Russian-born Australian professional dancer known for his appearances as a pro and troupe member on Dancing with the Stars.

Personal life

Farber was born in Russia but moved to Australia in 1986. His family is Jewish. He began dancing at the age of 13. When he was 17 Farber won the Australian Youth Latin Championships twice and represented Australia at the World Latin Championships. He was also featured on the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games closing ceremony and featured in the second season of the Australian Dancing with the Stars. He was also an original cast member of Broadway production of Burn the Floor. He dated fellow Dancing with the Stars member Emma Slater from 2011 to 2014. In December 2015, Farber made a post on his Instagram account confirming that he and Slater were back together. On October 4, 2016, Farber proposed to Slater during a broadcast of Dancing with the Stars. The two are now engaged.

Professional career

Dancing With The Stars

Farber began appearing in season fourteen as a troupe member. However he was promoted to professional dancer in season 17 when he was paired with Jersey Shore cast member Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi. The pair were eliminated in week 7 despite good scores and praise from the judges. He was placed back in the troupe for the next four seasons. On March 8, 2016, Farber was again announced a pro for season 22 and paired with actress Kim Fields. The couple was eliminated on May 2, 2016, along with Von Miller and Witney Carson, tying for 8th place. Farber returned for season 23 and was partnered with Little Women: LA star Terra Jol. Jol and Farber was eliminated on week 10 of the competition finishin in 5th place despite tying for the top of the leaderboard making this Farber's first time in the Semifinals

Season Partner Place
17 Snooki 8th
22 Kim Fields 8th
23 Terra Jol 5th
Season 17: with celebrity partner: Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi placed: 8th; (average: 25.0)

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 81 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
1 Score given by guest judge Julianne Hough.

Season 22: with celebrity partner: Kim Fields placed: 8th; (average: 22.9)

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Cha-cha-cha / "Sax" 7 6 7 No Elimination
2 Salsa / "Conga" 7 6 6 Safe
3 Foxtrot / "The Facts of Life Theme" 8 7 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 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.
2 For this week only, as part of "America's Switch Up", Fields performed with Keo Motsepe instead of Farber. Farber performed with Paige VanZant.
3 Score given by guest judge Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Season 23: with celebrity partner: Terra Jol placed: 5th; (average: 33.8)

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
Semifinals
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



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