Photo: Chad Driver

Photo: Chad Driver


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

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

Also danced with MOTION Dance + Theater



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. 

As she enters her 15th season dancing with Nashville Ballet, Sansone has performed works by renowned choreographers such as Nashville Ballet Artistic Director Paul Vasterling, Jirí Kylián, George Balanchine, Christopher Bruce, Stephen Mills, Brian Enos, Salvatore Aiello, Gina Patterson and Christopher Stuart.

Some of her feature roles include Lizzie in Vasterling’s Lizzie Borden, 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 the former 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.