By Dominique Jando
Although Belgian, Serge Percelly was born on a Christmas Day in Geneva, Switzerland, to a circus family. Her mother, Patricia, née De Jonghe, was a tight wireA tight, light metallic cable, placed between two platforms not very far from the ground, on which a wire dancer perform dance steps, and acrobatic exercises such as somersaults. (Also: Low Wire) dancer and heiress to a celebrated Belgian circus dynasty. His father, Bruno Chicky, is one Europe's great whiteface clowns, and for many years starred in all major European circuses as one half of the Duo Chicky.