Gert Weigelts initial professional career was that of a classically trained dancer. His training took him from Berlin to Copenhagen. It was there that he had his first engagement in Stockholm.
During his professional stage career he worked together with many excellent choreographers such as for example: Hans van Manen, Jerome Robbins, Jiri Kylian, Kurt Jooss, Glen Tetley and Birgit Cullberg.

He danced for the ensemble of the Royal Swedish Ballet, the Cullberg Ballet and the Dutch Dans Theater.Following the ending of his dancing career Weigelt studied Artistic Photography in Cologne Through this medium he remained in close contact to the dancing scene. He very quickly established himself as the dance photographer and helped the "Tanztheater² , as it was in its formative period, to a speedy publicity breakthrough. From the middle of the seventies he followed as a dance chronicle choreographers such as Pina Bausch, Hans van Manen, Susanne Linke, William Forsythe, Gerhard Bohner and many more.
Alongside stage photography, he also dedicated himself very strongly towards portrait- and (staged) body photography.
Ever since 1992 Gert Weigelt has also produced 6 short dance videos for television, which also received awards at festivals and today are seen as classics of "Genres".He regularly produces calendars (te Neues Verlag) and more than two hundred different postcards have up to present been published from his works. ("Art Unlimited" and "Gebr. König Postkartenverlag²).
Since 2003, Gert Weigelt has his own weekly picture column on the online Dance Magazine :
www.tanznetz.de : weigelt.web

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