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Shane and Shannon Jensen
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Information
Age (at audition) 26, 27
Sex Mixed
Act Ballroom Dancer Duo
Seasons 11
Position Reached Judge Cuts

Shane and Shannon Jensen was a ballroom dancer duo act from Season 11 of America's Got Talent. It was eliminated in the Judge Cuts.

Background

Shane and Shannon Jensen are part of the new generation of American ballroom dancers who have created a unique partnership that has won them prominence throughout the United States and Europe.

Shane and Shannon met in Provo, Utah at Brigham Young University where they were members of the World renowned BYU Ballroom Dance Company. While completing their education Shane and Shannon competed and performed in all ballroom styles including cabaret. Having turned professional in fall of 2012 they moved to Stamford, Connecticut to pursue their career teaching, competing and performing. Since that time they have enjoyed great success. Their accomplishments include: Current United States National Rising Star Professional Rhythm Champions, Two-time United States National Theater Arts Champions, World Cabaret Champions, Two time Ohio Star Ball Cabaret Champions, Ohio Star Ball Open Professional Rhythm Finalists, adn Two time cabaret finalists at the British Open Championships in Blackpool, England.

In addition to talent, they are both regarded as excellent instructors. Teaching for the Metropolitan Dance Center in Stamford, they are well versed teaching all styles and are DVIDA certified. They enjoy the opportunity to share their talents and the joy of dance with others.

Shane and Shannon believe participation in ballroom and latin dance can be a richly rewarding experience. Their greatest joy comes from teaching and supporting their students as they progress in developing their individual talents. [1]

Audition

Shane and Shannon Jensen's audition was never televised. It is unknown whether or not she was buzzed, but at least three judges voted "Yes," sending the duo to the Judge Cuts.

Judge Cuts

Shane and Shannon Jensen's Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1110 consisted of dancing together to Aisa's "One Night". Tricks included Shane spinning Shannon over his shoulders and Shane lifting a spinning Shannon on the ground and over his head. Shane and Shannon's performance was not strong enough for the judges to send it to the Quarterfinals, eliminating the duo from the competition along with Jonathan Nosan and The Baron of the Universe.

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