Darcy Lyons was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She studied ballet and modern dance extensively with the faculty of Moving People Dance Theatre. She received a B.F.A in dance from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in May 2010. She choreographed nine dance works, several dance films, and a dance installation prior to graduation. She relocated to Philadelphia last fall to pursue her career in dance. She started her own dance company, DDL Dance Works. She produced her own show, Blossom! An Evening of Work in Progress, in July 2011 at the Performance Garage. She has also shown her work in the Inhale Performance Series and the Etc. Performance Series. Darcy has performed with Group Motion, Mereminne Dancers, and Sutie Madison’s Band of Artists.