Mary Mallaney

Summit, NJ

BFA Class of 2019

Where did you train?

I was a member of the New Jersey Dance Theater Ensemble and trained there for the majority of my dance career.

What inspires you?

I am inspired by moments where I encounter someone’s true spirit and when I am able to collaborate and connect with others in unexpected ways.

Describe yourself in three words.

Passionate. Thoughtful. Joyful.

Tell us a fun fact about you.

One fun fact is that I am absolutely, completely obsessed with dogs. Seriously.

What does it mean to be a part of USC Kaufman’s inaugural class?

Being a part of this inaugural class means being able to be a part of something completely unprecedented and thrilling. It means knowing that you are entering an environment where others will be ready and willing to collaborate and discover alongside you.