Sergey Kheylik is originally from Voronezh, Russia. At the age of 10, he began his ballet training in Voronezh and became inspired to perform by the legendary Michael Jackson. At 12, he went to the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow and received a scholarship from the Rudolph Nureyev Foundation to study at the Vienna State Opera Ballet School. In 2000, he won the Hope Prize at Prix De Lausanne in Switzerland and later studied under Peter Pestov at the John Cranko Ballet School in Stuttgart, Germany. During his studies in Germany, he won 1st prize at the 2001 Vienna International Ballet Competition and the gold medal in Bulgaria at the 2002 Varna International Ballet Competition.
His professional career started shortly thereafter when he guested with Universal Ballet in Korea. In 2003, he joined Vienna State Opera Ballet as a full time company member, and was invited to dance in America with Carolina Ballet the following year. Within the past five years his companies have included Cirque Du Soleil, Los Angeles Ballet, Odyssey Dance Theatre, New Orleans Ballet Theatre, South African Ballet Theatre and Hong Kong Ballet. He was featured in an Infinity commercial and danced as one of the Carousel performers in Paramount Pictures’ production of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Sergey currently works as a freelance artist, sharing his talent in different galas and festivals internationally. He has most recently been performing with Rasta Thomas's Rock the Ballet. Rasta's Bad Boys of Dance were featured in Sting's charity event at Carnegie Hall, performing onstage with Elton John, Lady Gaga and Bruce Springsteen. Rock the Ballet has toured extensively throughout Australia and Europe.