Having trained from an early age at Rodwell’s Studio of Dance and the Brent Street School of Performing Arts in Sydney, with vocal training from Lynda Barnes and Patricia Oertel, Glenn began his professional career at the age of 16, appearing in Jolson – The Musical with Rob Guest and was an original cast member and Assistant Dance Captain on both the Australian and Japanese tours of the QUEEN musical – We Will Rock You. Glenn appeared in Pippin – the debut production for Peter Cousens’ National Musical Theatre Company – Kookaburra. Other theatre credits include Sweet Charity and Little Me for The Production Company’s 2007 season; a Korean tour of Eurobeat – Almost Eurovision; Monty Python’s Spamalot at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Melbourne (Dance Captain & u’study – Prince Herbert/Bedevere); and MAMMA MIA! – The 10th Anniversary Australian Tour (u’study – Pepper/Eddie).
Glenn was a member of the world premiere Australian cast of Dr Zhivago – The Musical in which he performed the role of Dance Captain and understudied the role of Liberius. Following the Australian tour, Glenn was then asked to take on the role of Associate Choreographer for the South Korean production of Dr Zhivago, which opened in Seoul in January of 2012.
He appeared in the Australian premiere production of Legally Blonde The Musical in which he performed the role of Aaron Shultz, and understudied the role of Emmett Forrest. This production was awarded the 2013 Helpmann Award for Best Musical. He also was a featured cast member in the critically acclaimed Australian premiere of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – The Musical which has since been hailed as the best musical productions to hit Sydney this century!
In November 2012, Glenn was proud to be announced as the recipient of the ANZ Trustees – Rob Guest Endowment Award, marking him as a highly regarded up and coming performer within the Australian musical theatre industry.
Glenn’s other performance credits include Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines; Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony; 2008 ARIA Awards dancing for breakout Australian music duo The Presets; 2010 ARIA Awards dancing for Best Female Artist winner Megan Washington and various other corporate, sporting, live and televised events.
In 2014, Glenn garnered up some incredible reviews in his role of Frank Schultz in The Production Company’s Showboat and title role in Calvin Berger. The Herald Sun praised Glenn’s Showboat performance, noting he “shines as the goofy, singing-dancing vaudevillian, Frank Schultz…” and celebrated by Simon Parris who described Glenn as “an endearing and affecting leading man”.
He then went on the star in Squabbalogic’s production of Man of La Mancha at Seymour Centre and featured as Escapologist/Magnus in Matilda The Musical.
In 2017, Glenn performed in Jesus Christ Superstar! and starred as Vernon Gersch in New independent theatre company / Company Eleven’s They’re Playing Our Song. He also played the role of Cornelius Hackl in The Production Company’s Hello Dolly! for which he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2017 Green Room Awards.
Glenn completed the recent Australian tour of Jersey Boys as Bob Crewe from 2018 to 2019.