Olsi Gjeci was born in the beautiful city of Vlore Albania. The son of one of Albania’s premiere folk dance choreographers Guri Gjeci, he began his professional career at fifteen with the prestigious Folkloric Group Laberia, where he rose to be a leader. He later moved on to dance with the National Albanian Folkloric Ensemble. He has performed throughout the world including France, Spain, Israel, Italy, Turkey, Lithuania and Macedonia.
In 2006 moved to the United States and began his studies at Hunter College concentrating on Modern Dance and Philosophy. At Hunter, he has performed works from Mark Morris’ repertoire, Gerald Otte, Nicole Wolcott, and has studied with Vicky Shick, Natalie Desch, and Jennifer Nugent, Kendra Portier,and Barbara Mahler. Currently he is collaborating with Carlos Fittante as he learns Baroque and Balinese dance. He is a member of Balam Dance Theatre and BEMF Dance Ensemble. He recently performed with NYBDC. The founder and artistic director of Sublime Dance Company, he choreographs and performs in New York.