Photo: David Bailey

Photo: David Bailey


From Charlotte, N.C.
With Nashville Ballet since 2004

Training and Education
The Joffrey Midwest Workshop, the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory, Atlanta Ballet, NB2

Also danced with MOTION Dance + Theater

Previously Nashville Ballet Apprentice

Mollie Sansone began her ballet training with Melissa Hale-Coyle, Claudia Folts, Lisa Leone, Rebecca and Daniel Wiley, and Maniya Barredo. She also studied at the Joffrey Midwest Workshop, the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory and Atlanta Ballet. 

In the 12 years Sansone has danced with Nashville Ballet, she has performed works by renowned choreographers such as Nashville Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Paul Vasterling, Jirí Kylián, George Balanchine, Christopher Bruce, Brian Enos, Salvatore Aiello, Gina Patterson and Christopher Stuart.

Some of her feature roles include Juliet in Vasterling’s Romeo & Juliet, Lady Macbeth in Vasterling’s Macbeth, The Chosen One in Aiello’s Rite of Spring, Wendy in Vasterling's Peter Pan and the Sugar Plum Fairy in Vasterling’s Nashville’s Nutcracker.

Sansone danced in residency with MOTION Dance Theater for several summers, where she has performed works choreographed by Nick Kepley, Gabrielle Lamb and James Gregg. Sansone was the 2013 recipient of the Individual Artist Fellowship awarded by the Tennessee Arts Commission.