Exclusive: Meet ‘Glee Project’ Season 2’s Shanna & Tyler
It’s that time of year again: The Glee Project time! Now that the third season of Glee is over and done with until the fourth season starts up in September, you can get your Glee fill with the second season of The Glee Project. What can you expect from this season? For starters, there are 14 contenders vying for a dream role on Glee. Their dream grand prize: a guest starring role on the hit FOX series! Season one saw its winners Damian McGinty and Samuel Larsen each land seven-episode arcs on Glee, with two of the final four contenders Lindsay Pearce and Alex Newell both earning two-episode arcs as runners-up. Who will win it all this season?
Meet Shanna Henderson, a 21-year-old Alabama native who has been involved in the music scene for 17 years. Determined to not fall into the stereotypes in high school, she got involved with a number of sports, as well as show choir, band, color guard, beta club and Spanish club. (Whew!) She is currently a student at Auburn University and recently recovered from vocal fold surgery.
Get to know Shanna better in the video below:
Then there’s Mr. Music Man Tyler Ford. The 21-year-old from Boca Raton, FL has been performing for 11 years and is eager to learn to play a number of instruments, including the ukelele. He is half Black, half white, Jewish and transgender. Lady Gaga is a constant inspiration for Tyler in his music.
Get to know Tyler better in the video below:
The Glee Project season 2 premieres on Oxygen Tuesday, 6/5 at 10/9c.