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The Glee Project Review

Jul 25, 2011

The geniuses behind the hit TV series GLEE have created a new reality show, giving 12 Gleeks the chance to audition for a guest starring role on Glee! Kidzworld reviews The Glee Project!

Twelve weeks, 12 episodes and 12 hopeful contestants fighting for a piece of stardom. It’s the chance of a lifetime - to break into the acting world on the most popular high school dramedy, Glee.

The Themed Episodes

Here’s how it works: To begin each week, the contestants perform their homework assignment (a song fragmented into assigned parts) for a different Glee cast member. The winner receives free one-on-one coaching time with the celeb and a more prominent part in the weeks’ music video.

Next, they tackle a theme, such as vulnerability or individually, by recording a music video. In some episodes, these topics are tough, and involve a lot of soul searching for the contestants. During callbacks, the judges (Ryan Murphy, Robert Ulrich and Zach Woodlee) choose the bottom three, who will each have to perform a song. Based on their performances, the judges will eliminate one contestant.

The elimination is more like a real audition than a reality show. Instead of the judges announcing who will be going home, they post a callback list. The contestants who remain in the competition will find their names on that list. It’s a bit harsh and impersonal, but that’s what you get in the acting business.

The Contestants

The top 12 contestants are:

  • Ellis Wylie (18)
  • Alex Newell (18)
  • Damian McGinty Jr. (18)
  • Hannah McIalwain (19)
  • Lindsay Pearce (19)
  • Samuel Larsen (19)
  • Marissa con Bleicken (19)
  • Matheus Fernandes (19)
  • McKyntheigh Abraham (19)
  • Cameron Mitchell (21)
  • Emily Vásquez (22)
  • Bryce Ross-Johnson (22)

Have Your Say ...

Let us know what your fave moment from The Glee Project is by leaving your comment below! Or tell us who you think is gonna walk away with the ULTIMATE prize - a role on Glee???

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