Federica Porello trained at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels (2002-2006). During her studies, she collaborated with the saxophonist Ilan Manouach developing a duo of dance and music improvisation, "Statues". After graduating she worked with choreographers Marlene Monteiro Freitas and Ariadna Estalella, the visual artist Anne Kathrine Dolven, the companies Tg Stan, AdonK!, ACME/Albert Quesada as interpreter and co-creator, and Le Théâtre de Nuit with which she continues collaborating as choreographic assistant.
In 2012 she starts collaborating with Xavi Moreno and Marine Broise, assisted by Olivier Broise-Troude, forming the group Les Chasseurs Cueilleurs. Together they develop a practice that bridges dance and objects manipulation, Objects Dance, and they create the performance "WeWood" (2018).
In 2013 she joins the Catalan company Mal Pelo. Since 2015 she’s part of the collective Group LaBolsa, a group of independent artists with shared interests in relation to scores-based movement investigation. Group LaBolsa collaborates with the choreographer Thomas Hauert for the creation of "The Measure of Disorder" (2015), and continues to focus on the development of tools for improvisation and real-time composition. In 2021 they premiere "RETRATS ERRANTS | Barcelona", the first chapter within a cycle of new “Express-Creations”.
In 2016 she starts dancing for the company ZOO/ Thomas Hauert in different pieces and participating in the creation of "If Only" (2020).
In 2017 she receives the Prize “Ciutat de Barcelona” and the “Premio de la Critica de Barcelona” for her interpretation of "Bach", a solo performance by Maria Muñoz/Mal Pelo, created in 2004 and transmitted to her in 2016. In 2019 she’s nominated for the Premio Butaca of Barcelona as best female interpreter for her performance in "On Goldberg Variations/ Variations" by Mal Pelo.