Lucy was born in Edinburgh and trained at the Dance School of Scotland and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. As a dancer she has worked with a variety of companies and choreographers: Scottish Opera, David Hughes Dance, Alan Greig Dance Theatre, Errol White Company, Ashley Page, Emily-Jayne Boyle and Kally Lloyd-Jones.

Lucy is co-director of new dance-theatre company Shotput. Based in Glasgow, the company's first production, Ferguson and Barton, was supported by Creative Scotland, Dance Base, The Work Room and Platform and premiered in March 2019.