Company Member Since 2020 | From Montgomeryville, PA
Favorite Book: The Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkein
Favorite Song: Steady Me by Hollyn
Favorite place in your home: I enjoy spending time in my living room with a good book and a cup of coffee. I also enjoy playing the piano my family keeps in that room.
Lily Mangiaruga began her dance training at Delaware Valley Dance Academy in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania at the age of six. She continued to study under Lisa Wasserman at DVDA until 2018 when she went on to become a trainee at Pennsylvania Ballet. There she performed in many ballet’s including George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker”, Angel Corella’s “Giselle” and “La Bayadere”, and as the Lilac Fairy in the School of Pennsylvania Ballet’s “Sleeping Beauty”.
Lily has attended summer intensives at The School of American Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and The School of Pennsylvania Ballet on Scholarship. She also received multiple full merit scholarships from ballet schools such as Pacific Northwest Ballet School, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, and Colorado Ballet School.
In 2017 Lily competed in the Youth America Grand Prix and received second place in senior classical women, as well as top 12 in contemporary, in the New York Semi-finals.