Lucy Hansom trained at Central Saint Martins in Theatre Design, specialising in lighting design and scenography for dance, before joining the technical staff at The Place. She has toured with Scottish Dance Theatre, Rambert and Protein Dance and has been the Production Manager for Edge, the postgraduate dance company of London Contemporary Dance School. Also working freelance, notable designs include A Night with Boy Blue Entertainment at the Barbican, the Matthew Bourne's New Adventures Choreographer Award showcase for John Ross at Hackney Empire, and James Wilton Dance at Sadler's Wells. In 2014, Lucy lit Athletes by Riccardo Buscarini (with Michael Mannion), which won the Place Prize for Dance.


Lucy collaborated with Traceworks Dance on the lighting design for Jazz Scene.