Brenna Mulligan


San Antonio, Texas

Joined BSA:

Promoted to Principal in 2023

Brenna Mulligan began her training at age five under the direction of her mother Melissa Mulligan. Over the course of her training she has trained under various accomplished teachers and mentors in all genres of dance. At 16, she originated the role of Clara for Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker choreographed by Easton and Haley Smith.

Throughout her training she has competed, placed, and received special awards such as the Outstanding Choreographer Award at the Youth America Grand Prix. Choreography is of high interest for her and she continues to pursue it throughout her pre-professional and professional training.  Mulligan has performed in ballets such as Coppelia, Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Alice in Wonderland, and the Tales of Beatrix Potter to name a few.

Get to know Brenna

Who is your hero?
My mother (my whole family are my heroes).

What is the best career advice you have received?
It is not about what you can do, but what you can give.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
Playing cello, flamenco guitar, creating art, and spending time with my family.