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Oscar Hernandez

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Information
Age (at audition) 34
Sex Male
Act Dancer
Seasons 12
Position Reached Quarterfinalist

Oscar Hernandez was a dancer act from Season 12 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated in the Quarterfinals.

Background

Oscar Hernandez was born in Orange County, California and has been dancing since the age of 5. He has trained and performed in the styles of Jazz, Cheer and Pom, Hula, Salsa and Hip Hop. Oscar has also choreographed and/or performed with numerous professional dance teams in the U.S. and internationally some of which are the Phoenix Mercury Hip-Hop Squad, Phoenix Suns Dance Team, Denver Nuggets Dancers, Portland Trailblazers Dancers, Golden State Warrior Girls and the Jr Jam Warriors, Arizona Rattlers, Germany’s Artland Dragon Flames and many more. Due to Oscar’s demand as a choreographer he has travelled across the U.S. teaching at professional dance auditions, master classes and workshops. In addition to working with professional sports dance teams, Oscar has done competitive dance, pom, and cheer choreography for both High School and Colleges.

In Oscar previous role as Dance Director and Manager for the Detroit Pistons Entertainment Teams he co-choreographed and co-directed half-time shows featuring music industry artists Taio Cruz, T-Pain, Flo Rida, Jay Sean, Salt & Peppa, Busta Rhymes, MC Hammer, Sheila E, as well as many other popular recording artists. Oscar Hernandez has stage and television experience choreographing and performing on shows such as Americas Best Dance Crew Tour 2009, Lifetime television’s Dance Moms and most recently The Ellen Show.

Currently Oscar resides in Phoenix, Arizona and continues to choreograph for professional sports dance teams, colleges and several dance conventions including our Choreography Pros Pro Dance Team Conventions. Oscar hopes to one day choreograph and direct for Las Vegas stage and theatrical productions. [1]

Audition

Oscar Hernandez's audition in Episode 1203 consisted of dancing to Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda". Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell all voted "Yes", sending Oscar to the Judge Cuts.

Judge Cuts

Oscar Hernandez's Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1209 consisted of dancing to Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj's "Bang Bang". Simon Cowell gave him a standing ovation. Oscar's performance was strong enough for the judges to send him to the Quarterfinals along with Brobots & Mandroidz.

Quarterfinals

Oscar Hernandez's Week 3 Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1215 consisted of dancing to Fergie's "M.I.L.F. $". Mel B and Simon Cowell gave him standing ovations. Oscar did not receive enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1216, eliminating him from the competition along with Junior & Emily Alabi instead of Sara and Hero.

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