Saioa Vivanco was born in Bilbao, Spain. She began her dancing training in Escuela De Danza y Coreografía Igor Yebra under the instruction of Anna Generalova and Sofía Sancho. In 2018 she moved to Madrid and joined the Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Mariemma where she graduated with special honours.
She has performed with La Real Company in their productions of The Nutcracker (Clara and the Grand Pas de Deux), Giselle (Myrtha), Gamzatti, Diana and Acteon, Flower Festival of Genzano and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux.
This is her second season with Ballet Ireland.