Molly Oldham is a 19 year old brain cancer survivor from Akron, Ohio. In August of 2019, she was diagnosed with a tennis ball sized tumor which was later found to be stage 3 brain cancer. She received 33 rounds of proton radiation therapy treatment and had her first clear MRI(s) on June 1st. Molly is a rising Sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and will be earning her BFA in musical theatre. She is an avid advocate for pediatric cancer and has hopes of raising awareness, increasing funding, and finding a cure. She and her family dedicate their lives to helping those who have been touched by cancer.
Molly was delighted to be a part of her first UNCG Mainstage Project, Hear Our Voices in November of 2020. She was last seen on stage in Cleveland Musical Theatre’s production of “Into the Woods in Concert” at New York City Town Hall. Back at home in Akron, Ohio, Molly entertains children as island princes for Part of Their World LLC, and sings with the classic cover rock band MDU. She is also a proud 9 year Alum of ETC All American Show Choir. She has had the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at Hockey Fights Cancer Night for the Columbus Blue Jackets as well as cancer events across the country. She hopes to raise Funding through her new Foundation, TMI, The Molly Impact, which will serve 16-24 yo cancer patients. Most recently, Molly and her roommate Kaylee Vernon won the “Dancing for the Kids” benefiting Akron Children’s Hospital.
Remember : Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day. – Alice Morse Earle