Rachel Glaze grew up in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and began her ballet training with Northwest Florida Ballet under the direction of Bernadette Clemons and Todd Eric Allen. As a soloist with the company, she performed many solo and principal roles in the Nutcracker, Dracula, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Firebird and Cinderella. She has studied with Dorothy Lister and Donna Delseni and through summer programs studied with Laura Alonso, Dennis Nahat and Ballet Austin.
In addition to dancing for Northwest Florida Ballet, Ms. Glaze also taught for the Northwest Florida Ballet Acadamie. Currently studying history at Troy University, Ms. Glaze also teaches ballet at Cambridge Academy in Brentwood. Ms. Glaze has been an instructor at the School of Nashville Ballet Brentwood Campus since 2007.