Lucia Jackson began her dance training in Madrid, Spain. She attended the Professional Dance Conservatory of Madrid, where she learned ballet and flamenco. At the age of 18 she returned to her birthplace New York, after being accepted into The Ailey School where she completed a Certificate in Dance and was also awarded a Scholarship Level 1 for one more year. Lucia has worked with choreographers Amy Hall, Carlos dos Santos, Erika Pujic, Jacqulyn Buglisi, Michael Foley, Sidra Bell, and Sonia Dawkins.
In 2013 she performed Memoria with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the New York City Center. In 2014 she was a part of the Ailey Spirit Gala at Lincoln Centers David H. Koch Theater performing Revelations Cast of 50.