Jack Burns, a young and exceptionally talented ballet star who also known by his peers as “next Billy Elliot” died at the of 14.
Tributes are being paid by his family, friends and all other people who were close to him. This exceptionally talented young artist found dead in his home in Greenock, Invercycle at the beginning of December.
Burns, who was able to bag a seat in the most prestigious Glasgow Ballet School when he was of mere 9 years old and after which he was given the name of “next Billy Elliot”. He was a student of St. Columbia, Kilmacolm in Scotland, other than that, he was a member of the Elite Academy of Dance and UK Theatre School Performing Arts and also appeared in a couple of TV shows like Outlander and Plain Sight.
Police are not taking his death as a very suspicious matter but the reason for his death is still unknown. The dance academy is pretty much aghast by his death and made the statement that it’s a matter of despair as they lost their precious and adoring Jack. The UK Theatre School has mentioned in an email that the children from Jack’s ballet schools will be wearing their youth group hoodies as a tribute to Jack and all the groups he loved.
The people of the Elite Academy also made similar statements addressing him as an inspiration and a talent which is found one in a million years and they have also stated that by his death, they are pretty much devastated and at loss of words. The family of the victim has welcomed anyone who feels sad about his death to come to his funeral.