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Jaered Glavin

Jaered Glavin


Born in England, Jaered grew up in West Sussex. He started dancing at the age of two and when he was fourteen he gained a place at London’s Royal Ballet School, going on to win second prize in the school’s choreographic competition. He was also a finalist in the Young British Dancer of the Year competition.

Jaered joined Royal New Zealand Ballet in September 2008. His tribute to Lady Gaga created during an in-house choreographic workshop became a sensation on youtube in 2010. When Jaered performed the role of Escamillo in 2010’s Carmen. The Listener said, “Jaered Glavin as the rock star, Escamillo, gives a dazzling display of virtuoso dancing.”

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