Maurizio is of Italian nationality and grows up in Zurich. His first encounter with the dance he does in 1983 in a breakdance group.
After he finishes his mechanic apprenticeship, he decided for a dance training.
At the age of 20 years, he joins the Schweizerische Ballettschule in Zürich.
The Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation grants him a scholarship therefore.
After his dance career Romano works in various jobs and at the Swiss Post.