Sara Fernández López was born in Almería. She began her ballet studies at the Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Almería. She graduated at Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza de Madrid in 2006. She continued her formation in different techniques with dance professionals such as Francesc Bravo, Keith Morino, Sabîne Dahrendors, Víctor Ullate, Eva López, Irena Milovan and Monique Loudière.
n 2006 she was awarded 1st and 3rd Prizes at the Maratón de Danza de Madrid. That same year she also worked with Europa Danse, performing pieces by renowned choreographers such as Jirí Kylián, Nacho Duato, Alexander Ekman, Alicia Alonso and Thierry Malandin.
She joined CND2 in January 2007, under the artistic direction of Tony Fabre, (embebed in Compañía Nacional de Danza directed by Nacho Duato).
In september 2010, she joined Compañía Nacional de Danza. During these years she has danced main roles in works such as Duende, Gnawa and Por Vos Muero by Nacho Duato, Carmen Replay by Tony Fabre, Carmen by Johan Inger, Gods and Dogs and Sleepless by Jirí Kylián. She has also worked with choreographers such as Mats Ek, William Forsythe, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Marcos Morau, among others, in both new creations and repertoire. She has also taken part in many international galas as guest dancer.