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Kaya and Sadie, also known as The Belly Dancing Duo, were belly dancers from Season 5 of America's Got Talent. They were eliminated in the Quarterfinals.


Kaya Munn and Sadie Marquardt are both originally from the Midwest, and currently live in Denver, Colorado. They are International Performing artists who are recognized worldwide as exciting belly dance artists and choreographers. Audiences once confused them as the same performer because of their similar appearance and dance technique, so they decided to joined forces over six years before their audition. They immediately became great friends and they developed a new style of belly dance that incorporates pops and locks, and is set apart from other forms of belly dance by their intricate muscle control, powerful isolations, and incredible precision they demonstrate when performing together. --

They are also the creators of Groove du Monde, a company that strives with each performance to take the beauty and artistry of belly dance and blend it with other dance and art forms, creating a world of fantasy and imagination for the audience. They have long dreamed of one day having their own Las Vegas show. They decided to audtion for America's Got Talent as the culmination of a lifelong dream for both of them, and an opportunity to show women and moms all over the country that you can embrace your body and love it at any age and at any stage of your life. 1


Kaya and Sadie's audition in Episode 510 consisted of belly dancing together. Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending the duo to the Vegas Round.

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Kaya and Sadie were one of ten acts to advance straight to Hollywood without auditioning in Las Vegas in Episode 511.


Kaya and Sadie's Quarterfinals performance in Episode 517 consisted of belly dancing with two cloths. They finished in either fourth or fifth place in America's Vote. In the Judge's Choice, Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne both decided not to send it to the Semifinals, eliminating the act from the competition in Episode 518 instead of Jeremy Vanschoonhoven.

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