Ballet Curriculum Coordinator
Florabelle Moses was born in Israel and trained at the Bat-Dor dance school in Israel where she obtained six levels of dance certifications from the Royal Academy of Dance in London. She studied at the Rubin Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, affiliated with the Hebrew University. After receiving her Bachelor in Dance and Dance Education in 1991, she moved to Eugene and received her Masters in Dance from the University of Oregon in 1993.Florabelle has contributed significantly to the training and education of young and adult dancers in Eugene, and her outreach work has positively affected additional communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. Pedagogy is Florabelle’s life, work, and passion. Currently, Florabelle teaches Salsa classes at the University of Oregon. Her students are contributing to the increasing “salsa fever” and performing internationally. Florabelle has also been on the faculty of Lane Community College as an Instructor of Ballet, recently initiating a Pointe and Variation class to LCC’s ballet technique curriculum. At Eugene Ballet Academy, Florabelle is the Ballet Curriculum Coordinator and teaches ballet technique at all levels. Florabelle is also co-director of the Eugene Ballet Youth. She auditions all over the Northwest and selects dancers for their community’s Nutcracker performance with Eugene Ballet. Florabelle offers her appreciation to her mentor and colleague Susan Zadoff, who has influenced and supported her visions and goals these many years fulfilling her joy, teaching dance!