Exclusive: Meet ‘Glee Project’ Season 2’s Taryn & Nellie

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 Taryn Douglas, a 22-year-old trained aerialist from Michigan. The Glee Project has provided Taryn with a lot of her firsts: though she’s been performing for over 12 years, her audition for the show was the first time she’s ever performed in front of a casting panel. And until her trip to Los Angeles to audition for the show, Taryn has never traveled by airplane!

Get to know Taryn better in the video below:

Then there’s Nellie Veitenheimer, a 19-year-old Washington state native who has been performing for 8 years now and is the youngest member of a local swing band – by 20 years! Nellie works as a barista but in her spare time, she immerses herself in the arts, playing guitar and piano, writing original songs as well as being into photography.

Get to know Nellie better in the video below:

The Glee Project season 2 premieres on Oxygen TODAY Tuesday, 6/5 at 10/9c.


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