Lucía Piquero was born in Asturias, Spain, and trained there in Classical Ballet with Elisa Novo, amongst others. She got her 7-year Classical Ballet Diploma, and read for a BSc in Psychology. In 2006 she moved to London where she trained in Contemporary Dance at London Contemporary Dance School, and got her MA in Choreography at Middlesex University.
Lucía was an independent dancer in the UK since 2007 performing with several companies as well as doing her own work with Diciembre Dance Group. Her choreographies have been presented internationally and she has been invited to participate in several festivals in the UK, Malta, Italy and Spain, including a commission by the Galician Choreographic Centre, and residencies in the National Dance Company of Spain and Le Performance in France. She recently choreographed for ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble, the national dance company of Malta.
She is now resident academic on Dance Studies at University of Malta and pursuing her PhD at the University of Roehampton, London. Her main research interest is on emotional expressiveness in dance. She has presented in conferences in Hong Kong, UK, USA, Spain, and Malta. Lucía also co-directs the choreographic research project Estancias Coreográficas in Spain.