ARTS & CULTURE

This Staggering Ballet Duet Set To Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' Is Just Daaaaamn

03/10/2015 09:21 am ET | Updated Mar 10, 2015

The following video is proof, yet again, that ballet dancers make pop music infinitely more powerful.

This gem, courtesy of Southern California's Helios Dance Theater, features a passionate duet between dancers Princess Mecca Romero and Chris Stanley, busting it out to Sam Smith's achingly poignant ballad "Stay With Me."

The costumes and set are minimal as can be, yet, thanks to the dancers' talent as well as stunning choreography by Laura Gorenstein Miller, the three-minute video transports the viewer to another world, one where love is best expressed not through hugs and kisses but like this.

yup

Or this.

dance

This, also, will do the trick.

dance

Yup.

Also on HuffPost:

Ballet Dancers Changing the Landscape
Suggest a correction
Comments

CONVERSATIONS