Gérald Durand was born in Paris in 1975. He studied at the Paris Opera school from 1983 to 1991. In 1991 he joined the Béjart Ballet Lausanne until 1994. After several projects in France and Switzerland, Gérald 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, where he was dancer, assistant and teacher until 2011. Maurice Béjart, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Stijn Célis, Itzik Galili, Jiri Kylian, Jean Chistophe Maillot, Jacopo Godani, Örjan Andersson, Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon, Mats Ek, and others are the choreographers he had the chance to work with, all of them influenced his way of dancing. In 2013, together with Dorota Lecka, he launched Sundora & Dgendu, their own choreographic project.