Shelby Mosely Bio

Shelby Mosely is a Jacksonville native who is known by many people for her work around the community. Shelby spent ten years in Jacksonville’s cast of the Community Nutcracker, in partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and was also a member of the Jacksonville Concert Ballet Company, under the direction of Debra Rankin, performing in nursing homes around the City, including St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, and All Saint’s Nursing Home. Shelby also volunteers as a camp counselor and assistant instructor at the Ortega arts Camp every Summer.

Shelby has been surrounded by music her whole life, since her mom is an organist, as well as the elementary music specialist for Duval county. She discovered she could sing when she was nine years old, and on a whim decided to audition for voice at LaVilla School of the Arts, and later Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, where she graduated in 2014. While at DA, she participated in their top choirs as well as show choir, which earned a superior rating at district and state solo and ensemble.

Shelby is currently a Senior studying Music Theater at Jacksonville University. She studies Voice under Professor Kimberly Beasley, Dance under Paige Ricci, and acting under Debra Jordan and Erik DeCicco. She is working on getting her BFA, singing music theater and classical, anticipating on graduating in the spring of 2018. Shelby Most recently appeared as “Hope Cladwell” in JU’s 2017 Fall production of Urinetown, and hopes to travel with the show to the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.




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  1. I thought this was an awesome biography! The first two paragraphs are well-formed and get your points across. I thought that the last paragraph could have a better flow, particularly in the second sentence. You initially talked about your impact on the community and I think you can expand more on that!

    ~Skyler Miller

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