EMILIE MULLANEY grew up in Columbia. She started dancing at age four at a small local studio. She decided to pursue ballet and joined Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet when she was eight. She trained under the tutelage of Mimi Worrell. Emilie had the privilege of performing many lead roles including Spring Fairy in Cinderella, Snow Queen, Dew Drop and Sugar Plum in The Nutcracker and Swanhilda in Coppelia. She has attended summer intensives with Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, American Ballet Theater in NY, Cincinnati Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Richmond Ballet. Upon graduating High School in 2019, she became a trainee with Cincinnati Ballet. While in Cincinnati, she had the opportunity to perform in many outreach projects and performances with the company. She is so excited to be moving back to her home state to be a part of Ballet Spartanburg this season!