DGENDU (Gerald Durand) was born in Paris, France. He studied dance at the Paris Opera from 1983 to 1990. In 1991 he joined the Béjart Ballet Lausanne until 1994. After several projects in France and Switzerland, he worked in Italy with Company Conte Sconta, in Portugal with Company Gulbenkian and in Indonesia with Gumarang Satki Group. Back in Europe he worked for the Stadttheater Basel, Stadttheater Bern, Ballets de Monte-Carlo and Company Linga in Switzerland. In 2013, together with Dorota Lecka, he launched Sundora & Dgendu – own choreographic project.