Dorota Karolina Łęcka-Durand was born in Warsaw, Poland. She completed her professional training in contemporary dance by obtaining a bachelor’s and master’s degree at the Institute of Dance Arts of the ABPU in Linz, Austria. She has worked with MuTerminal and Company Gergye Krisztian in Budapest, Hungary, Rose Breuss / Cie.Off Verticality and Editta Braun Company in Austria, Rootless Root Dance Company and with Joe Alter Dance Group in the USA. In 2011, she started her collaboration with Compagnie Linga in Pully, Switzerland. In 2013, with Gerald Durand, she created Sundora & Dgendu. Dorota regularly teaches contemporary dance, yoga and body awareness classes. In 2014, she was recognized as an expert in youth and sport by the Swiss Confederation and BASPO.