Lucía Piquero

Lucía Piquero

Lucía 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 completed a Certificate in Contemporary Dance at London Contemporary Dance School, and a MA in Choreography at Middlesex University.
Lucía was an independent dancer in the UK till 2012, performing with Neon Productions, SuperB Dance Theatre, mavinkhoo Dance, and Cedar Dance Theatre Company. She founded Diciembre Dance Group in 2008, which she co-directs, now based in Malta. Her choreographies have been presented internationally in several festivals in the UK, Malta, Italy and Spain, including a commission by the Galician Choreographic Centre and a residency at Spain’s National Dance Company. Lucía is also resident choreographer of the Junior Dance Company (Bari and Malta), with which her choreographies have won a special mention and a soloist first prize in the World Dance Championship in Croatia (2012).

Lucía is pursuing her PhD at the University of Roehampton, London, on the construction of emotional expressiveness in dance. She has presented in conferences in UK, Hong Kong, USA, and Spain. She is also co-director of Estancias Coreográficas, international choreographic research project.

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