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