Originally from Liverpool, England, Rob Glover was introduced to the performing arts at age 6. Shortly after, from age 7-18, he competed in line dance and country couples gaining multiple British, European and World Championship titles in both Masters in Line and the United Country Western Dance Council (UCWDC).
Rob first trained at Chilterns Stage School for three years during high school. Rob then went on to train at Mersyside Dance & Drama Centre studying ballet, tap, modern, jazz, latin, ballroom, national, disco, double work (pas de deux) and contemporary in both the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD) and Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Syllabi. Rob also passed his London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) and Guildhall examinations at all levels in acting and the speaking of verse and prose. Additionally, he is skilled in street, poppin’, lockin’, tickin’, and basic breakin’. This training along with his championship titles enabled him to become a certified judge in various styles of dance.
In 2006, Rob auditioned alongside 40,000 people and was selected to become one of 12 competitors on the prime time BBC1 television show ‘Strictly Dance Fever’ (Britain’s version of ‘So You Think You Can Dance’). Upon completion of the show, Rob joined the cast of the stage show ‘Simply Ballroom’ on its world tour where he performed in South Africa, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the United Kingdom, including London’s West End.