Giancarlo Sergi started his career as an elite athlete before getting a Master’s degree (MSc) in Economics at the University of Lausanne (HEC), as well as a Master’s degree and a postgraduate degree in Sports Management at the Universities of Barcelona and Lyon.
During more than thirty years, the dancer interpreted Maurice Bejart’s most renowned ballets before becoming in turn the Artistic Director of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne.
After intensive training with Marika Besobrasova, Rosella Hightower and José Ferran, Gil Roman joined Maurice Béjart at Le Ballet du XXe Siècle in 1979. He has performed in Béjart’s most renowned ballets during more than thirty years. Appointed by Maurice Béjart as his successor and Artistic Director in 2007, he creates new choreographies and preserves Béjart’s legacy.