Molly Hagman was born and raised in Sweden where her passion for dance really took off at Malmoe Dance Academy in 2009. Molly immersed herself in all different dance styles offered at the academy, representing World Dance with styles such as Belly Dance, Bollywood, Samba, Dancehall, Reggaeton, Street styles, Jazz, Contemporary and Ballet. During her 6 years as a student at MDA, and later also a teacher, she established a very versatile foundation.
In 2014 Molly completed a 1-year commercial dance education at International Dance Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark. As part of the program she got the opportunity to train at the world-renowned dance studios Millennium Dance Complex and Debbie Reynold’s in Los Angeles for 3 months.
In January 2016 Molly packed her bags and left for New York City to study dance at Broadway Dance Center with Ballet as her concentration. She graduated in October 2019 after almost 4 years of full-time studies.
Since coming to New York Molly has trained with some of the best salsa dancers in the world. In 2016 she trained with Franklin Diaz and formed part of his professional team, having the honor to debut his Boogaloo routine alongside Selene Tovar as a duet in June 2016 at Las Chicas Locas in NYC. Her ultimate merit is having been a member of the world-renowned salsa company ‘Yamulee Dance Company’ for over 6 years since joining in August 2016 where she had the privilege to teach and perform with the Pro team.
Now Molly is excelling in her solo career as a freelance dancer, performing her salsa solo at various events nationwide. She has also joined a partnership with the legendary Vittico La Magia, a pioneer in the New York salsa scene. They’re now teaching and performing together, taking the stages with storm!