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Light Balance

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Information
Age (at audition) 21-36
Sex Male
Act Light-Up Dance Crew
Seasons 12
Position Reached 3rd Place

Light Balance was a light-up dance crew act from Season 12 of America's Got Talent. They finished the competition in 3rd place.

Background

The light goes out and you are left alone with yourself, armed only by imagination. The atmosphere of magic, light, dance and music gets into you, makes you believe in what is happening on a stage. Colorful images of neon world remains in mind for a long time. This is Light Balance, a team of talented, young dancers, designers, programmers, and choreographers.

Light Balance's performances are separate stories which are meant to make audiences believe in the impossible. Light Balance is continuing to develop and experiment with new genres and styles of light show. Theirs tools are glowing costumes based on the so-called "Cold neon" - special wire coated with luminescent material. Each suit is made by hand and is a complex multichannel light system. Management is performed by the unique wireless controllers of their own design patented in Ukraine. Special applications make perfect synchronization of music and lighting effects to the millisecond. [1]

Light Balance competed on Season 8 of Britain's Got Talent, where they were eliminated in the Semifinals.

Audition

Light Balance's audition in Episode 1204 consisted of dancing while wearing glowing costumes to Bruno Mars' "24K Magic" and Deorro's "Five More Hours," while depicting visual effects through their luminescent wires such as teleportation and driving in a car. Moved by the performance, host Tyra Banks pressed her Golden Buzzer to send Light Balance straight to the Quarterfinals.

Quarterfinals

Light Balance's Week 2 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1213 was hit with technical difficulties that prevented their lights from being transmitted. As a result, the show presented their dress rehearsal performance instead. It consisted of dancing to Jason Derulo's "Swalla" and "If It Ain't Love" with a Virtual Reality theme. Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell all gave the group standing ovations. Light Balance received enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1214 over Brobots & Mandroidz.

Semifinals

Light Balance's Week 2 Semifinals performance in Episode 1219 consisted of dancing to Aero Chord's "Drop It" and Justin Bieber's "Children." Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell all gave the group standing ovations. Light Balance received enough votes to advance to the Finals in Episode 1220 instead of In The Stairwell.

Finals

Light Balance's Finals performance in Episode 1221 consisted of dancing to Jason Derulo's "Get Ugly." Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell all gave the group standing ovations.

Finale

For the finale in Episode 1222, after Diavolo performed their own routine, Light Balance danced with Derek Hough to Bruno Mars' "24K Magic". Light Balance received enough votes to advance to the top 5 instead of Diavolo. They finished in 3rd place ahead of Mandy Harvey and Sara and Hero, but behind Darci Lynne and Angelica Hale.

After The Show

Light Balance returned as a guest in Episode 1314 performing a routine to "Uptown Funk" by Bruno Mars after a performance by The Illusionists.

Trivia

  • Light Balance is the only Golden Buzzer act and highest progressing act from Season 12 whose act does not include singing. 
  • Light Balance currently holds the record of placing the highest on their America's Got Talent season of all known acts that have been on both AGT and Britain's Got Talent.
  • Light Balance was the third light-up dance crew to reach 3rd place on America's Got Talent since Fighting Gravity and Team iLuminate in previous seasons.

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