Lucía Ruibal

She began classical dance studies at the age of four in a school in her hometown, El Puerto de Santa María (Cádiz). Later on she joined the professional dance conservatory of Cádiz where she completed her intermediate studies in classical and contemporary dance. When she was 17, she began to study flamenco with Natalia Acosta. Soon she was trained with fundamental teachers in her career such as La Lupi and Mercedes Ruiz. At the same time she finishes her higher studies of flamenco dance at the Superior Dance Conservatory of Málaga in the specialty of choreography. She expands her training with teachers such as Yolanda Heredia, Alfonso Losa, Belén López and David Paniagua, among others.

She has been part of companies such as Mercedes Ruiz in the shows “Juncá” and “Tauromagia”; in Juan de Juan’s with “Los sones negros”; the company of Carlos Saura, with “Flamenco hoy”, or that of Rafael Amargo, with “Dionisio. La vid… y mil noches.” She also acts with her family in the show “Casa Ruibal”.

She currently works in different tablaos in Madrid, including Las Carboneras. In 2016 she won the first prize of the IV Villarosa tablao competition.