Reception Planned for Troy Native, Actress

In Uncategorized on March 3, 2014 by lakelandsmemories

A reception for Erskine College alumna Millie Ballinger Is planned for Friday, March 7, from 2-6 p.m. in the Bowie Arts Center on the Erskine campus, where an exhibit recognizing her accomplishments will be on display. The public is invited to attend.

ImageBallinger, a native of Troy, S.C., is a member of the Erskine College Class of 1948, says she has devoted her life to her family first, then to acting and service to her community.

She is the mother of four children, Kitty, Bill, Jr., David, and John, and has performed in nearly every playhouse and theater in South Carolina, and has also appeared on television and in films. She has served as a volunteer reader for recordings for the blind; acted as an advisor for Clemson Youth, an organization sponsored by Clemson churches; and worked as co-director for “Aftercare,” a mental health program in Pickens County.

Her portrayal of the poet Emily Dickinson in William Luce’s play “The Belle of Amherst,” can now be seen online.

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