Lily Babbage was born in Brisbane, Australia, and she started her dance training at Promenade Dance Studio in Brisbane in 2015. In 2017 she continued her full time dance education at Queensland College of Dance until she moved to Germany to study at the John Cranko School in 2019. She graduated in 2022.
She also participated in several competitions. In 2018 and 2019 she took part in the Jacqueline Morland Awards. In the first year she was “Runner up”, one year later she won the prize. She also participated in the Alana Haines Australasian Awards (2017 and 2019) and received the Sydney National Ballet Scholarship (2019).
During the 2022/23 season Lily Babbage is an apprentice with the Stuttgart Ballet.