Born in 1986 in Barcelona.
Has been a dancer, creator and pedagogue for more than 10 years.
As a dancer she has worked in several national and international companies (Pepe Hevia Danza, Plan B Danza, Trànsit, Idan Sharabi, La Petita Malumaluga, Teresa Nieto in Company, Elephant in the Black Box, Gelabert-Azzopardi and Vero Cendoya Cia). She has also worked for prestigious stage and theater directors such as Liliana Cavani, Àlex Ollé (La Fura dels baus) Joan Font (Comediants), Àlex Rigola (Teatro Stabile del Veneto).
Choreographer since 2013, she has formed her own company Laia Santanach and has created several group pieces such as '1714' with the support of ICUB and Lavinia or 'Now' for Cobosmika Seed's, winner of the Suport a la Creació award at the MIT'S festival 2017. With collaborations with other dancers she has co-created 'S'he' with Roser Tutusaus or "Vaive" with Miquel Barcelona (winners of the Tanzhaus Zürich residence at the Choreographic Competition of Madrid 2018). She has also created two solos 'Vàcua' and 'Ballant Ballàvem' presented in the 2017 Sismògraf and still on tour.
In 2017 she created the show 'Réplica', with 4 dancers and 2 musicians playing on the stage, finalist piece at the Premi Institut del Teatre 2017 with short version at the Mercat de les Flors and in November 2018 she created the long version.
In October 2018 she won the Delfí Colomé Award for the creation and next release in 2019 of the new piece Àer; piece for 3 dancers and 1 musician on stage.
At the teaching level, she gives classes and does workshops in different spaces and schools in Barcelona such as Area Espai de creació, Circo Rogelio Rivel, UAB (Autonomous University of Barcelona), La Caldera, Cobosmika Seed's and Nunart Creacions Contemporanies. It also offers workshops on projects such as Dass (St. Petersburg) and Descalzhina Danza.
nivel docente, da clases y entrenamientos en distintos espacios y escuelas de Barcelona como Area Espai de creació, Circo Rogelio Rivel, la UAB ( Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona), La Caldera, Cobosmika Seed's y Nunart Creacions Contemporanies. Además ofrece intensivos en proyectos como Dass ( St. Petersburgo) y Descalzhina Danza.
In 2016 he created the training and creation festival: Menorca en Dansa.