Brooke Moore was born in Latrobe, PA, where she began taking ballet at age eight with Laurel Youth Ballet. After a few years of training, she began commuting to Pittsburgh to study with the Pittsburgh Youth Ballet under the direction of Jean Gedeon. Ms. Moore also attended numerous summer programs including the Chautauqua Institution and American Ballet Theatre.
In 1997, she received the National Coca-Cola scholarship from American Ballet Theatre, and at age 15 she moved to California to train with the San Francisco Ballet School. After one year, Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson offered Ms. Moore an apprenticeship with the company. In 1999, she was promoted to the Corps de Ballet. While with the company for eight years, she performed numerous soloist roles in many ballets including George Balanchine's Symphony in Three Movements, Symphony in C, and The Four Temperaments; William Forsythe's Artifact Suite; Mark Morris' Pacific and Sylvia; Lew Christenen's The Nutcracker; Jerome Robbins' Glass Pieces; and Helgi Tomasson's Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake. Ms. Moore has also worked with renowned choreographers such as Paul Taylor, Christopher Wheeldon, Mark Morris, William Forsythe, Lar Lubovitch, David Bintley, and Lila York.
Ms. Moore joined Pennsylvania Ballet in 2007 and was promoted to Soloist for the 2008-2009 Season and to Principal Dancer for the 2012-2013 Season. Since joining the Company, Ms. Moore has performed featured roles in Giselle (Myrta); Ben Stevenson's Cinderella (Fairy Godmother); William Forsythe's The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Artifact Suite (Pas de Deux 2), and In the middle, somewhat elevated; Matthew Neenan's As Its Going, Keep, and 11:11; and Jiří Kylián’s Forgotten Land (Black Couple). Her Balanchine repertoire includes leading roles in The Four Temperaments (Second Theme and Sanguinic), Concerto Barocco (2nd Violin), Agon (First Pas de Trois), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hippolyta and Divertissement Pas de Deux), George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™ (Dewdrop, Sugarplum Fairy, and Coffee), Who Cares?, and the principal roles in Raymonda Variations and Square Dance. In 2011, she premiered as Odette/Odile in Christopher Wheeldon's Swan Lake. Ms. Moore graduated from Saint Mary’s College LEAP program with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree.