The Glee Project
Who will be the new cast member of Glee?
You can make your first pick now that Oxygen has unveiled the 12 contestants vying for a recurring role on the show via the new reality series The Glee Project.
The hopefuls range from ages 18 to 22 and come from all over America — with one contestant, Damian, originally hailing from Derry City, Northern Ireland.
Oxygen unveils new night of original programming with The Glee Project
Other contestants include Hannah, who raps under the alias Rogue; Lindsay, who was deaf for the first six months of her life; and Matheus, a Brazilian who moved to the United States eight years ago to consult doctors about his 4-foot-9 height and was told that he is "just short."
Premiering Sunday, June 12 at 9/8c, the 10-episode series is produced by Glee
creator Ryan Murphy
. In each episode, the contestants receive a "homework assignment" that involves creating a music video. The premiere features their stab at Katy Perry's "Firework" and an appearance by Glee
star Darren Criss
, who will serve as a mentor.
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