Rosemary "Roe" Glorioso is the Co-Owner of MelRoe's School of Dance in Liberty Missouri and has been teaching dance for over 25 years. Roe began dancing at the age of 5. She studied dance at Westport Ballet under the instruction of Michael Simms, Liz Simms, and their daughter Susan Hard Simms. She also received tap training from Tom Land. Rosemary has studied multiple genres of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, modern, musical theater, and tumbling. As a young performer, Roe performed in live theater productions such as the musical Oliver! At the Starlight Theatre. She also competed regionally and nationally in dance and tumbling.
Rosemary fulfilled her dream of opening a dance studio "MelRoe's School of Dance" along with her business partner, Melanie "Mel" Egbert, nearly 20 years ago. Rosemary has choreographed for gradeschools, high school musicals, her competition teams at the studio and her choreography has won regional and national recognition. Since opening MelRoe's School of Dance, Rosemary has led her Star Tumblers to multiple national wins, and her choreography has received numerous awards.
Rosemary continues to educate herself and has trained with teachers at dance conventions such as Joe Tremaine, Tony Bellisimo, Keri LaGrand, Gus Giordano, Frank Hatchett, Charles Kelly, and much more. Rosemary attends many conventions and workshops throughout the year to keep up with the latest training. The industry is constantly changing, and it is important to keep training. Her true passion is teaching children. She loves when a kid finally "GETS IT." It is the most rewarding job that she has ever had! She loves to challenge her students but in a fun way! Rosemary has a degree in elementary education from Rockhurst College, and she was formerly a 2nd-grade teacher. She currently resides in Liberty, Missouri with her husband Joe, their two wonderful children Victor Joe and Angelina, and their dogs Romeo and Juliet.