EMILIE MULLANEY, originally from Columbia SC, started dancing at age four at a small local studio. She decided to pursue ballet more seriously and joined Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet. She trained under the tutelage of Mimi Worrell. She had the privilege of performing many lead roles with Ann Brodie’s 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 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 starting her second season with Ballet Spartanburg!