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Performer Creates Hilarious Shadow Puppets in ‘AGT’ Early Release Audition

Shadow Ace on 'America's Got Talent'Photo by: Casey Durkin/NBC

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America’s Got Talent has shared an early release audition from Season 18 of the show, featuring a performer called Shadow Ace who creates unique and hilarious shadow puppets. The judges loved his performance.

Shadow Ace Makes Judges Laugh in AGT Early Release

Shadow Ace introduced himself to the judges by sharing that he’s from the Philippines. He explained that he wants to “revive a lost art,” adding that he became interested in shadow art when he grew up without electricity in the house.

He went on to share his love for Beyoncé, pointing out that last season’s winners the Mayyas got to perform at her show in Dubai. Shadow Ace said it was his dream to meet Beyoncé.

He then started his performance, in which he showed off a few funny vignettes with the shadows created by his hands. The first, set to “Pony” by Ginuwine, depicted a stripper on a pole. Another showed a figure riding on a wrecking ball, set to the Miley Cyrus hit.

The last scene was set to “Gangnam Style” by PSY, featuring horse shapes. Shadow Ace had the audience and judges dancing along and laughing. At the end of the performance, the entire panel gave him a standing ovation.



The Show Is Returning for Season 18

The wait is almost over, as America’s Got Talent will be returning for Season 18 on Tuesday, May 30, on NBC. Judges Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, and Sofia Vergara are all returning to the panel for the new season.

As usual, the season will kick off with the audition round, as various acts perform for the judges. Some of those acts will earn the coveted Golden Buzzers, which can be pressed by the four judges and host Terry Crews. This sends an act straight to the live shows.

Are you excited to watch the new season of AGT? Let us know in the comments below.

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