Shelby Ann Rabara[1], born on October 5[2], is an American dancer and actress. She is known for her role in 17 Again, The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers and she guest starred on Glee.

Personal life

Rabara is a native of Orange County, California and graduated from UCLA with a World Arts and Cultures degree.[1]

She got engaged to longtime boyfriend, Glee's Harry Shum Jr., in October 2013. The couple married in November 2015.[3] In March 2019, the couple announced the birth of their first daughter, Xia.[4]


Rabara made her debut on Ground for Life and appeared in an episode on Bold and the Beautiful in 2005, and an uncredited role on Cold Case and Greek in 2007.

She was in 17 Again and on Community in 2009, appeared in two episodes on Glee between 2009 and 2010. She also had a recurring role for five episodes on The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers between 2010 and 2011, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2011 and Bunheads in 2013.


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Grounded for Life Jessica (Crazy)
The Bold and the Beautiful Cheerleader (Episode #1.4482)
2007 Viva Laughlin Casino Dancer (Pilot)
Greek Zeta Beta Sorority Girl uncredited (The Rusty Nail)
Cold Case 80s Female Teen Dancer #8 uncredited (Shuffle, Ball Change)
2008 My Name Is Earl Jenny (Quit Your Snitchin')
2009 Glee Shoshandra 2009 - 10 (Acafellas and Journey)
A Fuchsia Elephant Shelby short
Community Randi (Home Economics)
Fame Dancer
Dance Flick Ballet Dancer
House M.D. Corps Dancer #1 (Under My Skin)
17 Again Cheerleader (1989)
Spring Breakdown Sorority Girl
2010 The LXD: The Uprising Begins The Dark Nurse
The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers Dark Nurse/Bella 2010 - 11 (5 episodes)
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Dancer #7 uncredited (All That Cremains)
2012 The Last Who short
2013 Bunheads Dancer #2 (Next)
2014 Ballon Marin short


  • She is of Filipino descent.



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