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Michael Weisman is a contender on the second season of The Glee Project. He was eliminated during the tenth episode, Actability.


Although he is the youngest of all The Glee Project season two contenders, Michael has been performing for over eight years and is already a member of a professional blues band. Michael was a Paul Green School of Rock Chicago All Star, has performed at the House of Blues in Chicago, and has already traveled half way around the world to perform in Tokyo. Aside from his love of music, he has a passion for calculus and thinks it is a fantastic subject of study. He also thoroughly enjoys spending time in the kitchen. Michael was discovered through industry channels to audition for The Glee Project. He played Seth on Disney Channel's "A.N.T. Farm"


  • He loves Calculus and describes himself as a math geek.
  • He has some similarities to Damian McGinty Jr., as they are both the youngest contestants on their respective seasons, they have both been performing since childhood, have both been discovered through industry channels and have both changed lyrics on their first last chance performance accidentally which made Ryan Murphy laugh afterwards.
  • His favorite character on Glee is Mike Chang.
  • His favorite colors are hazel and fuchsia.
  • His favorite T.V. show is Modern Family.
  • His favorite book is Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger.
  • His favorite band is The Grateful Dead.
  • He plays in a professional blues band in Chicago, and has played at the House of Blues and even Japan.
  • He cites Jimi Hendrix as his greatest musical influence. He was also influenced greatly by jazz.
  • He has played the guitar his entire life. He also plays the piano, bass, and harmonica.
  • His best friends during the filming of the show were Blake and Nellie.
  • His older brother, Adam Weisman, is a professional DJ who has gone by the names DJ Funshine/ DJ Schvitz-a-lot/ Colonel Cranberry.
  • His family started a local parade in Chicago, Illinois.
  • He is the youngest contender for the second season (18).
  • He is very comfortable about his sexuality.
  • He thinks math is sexy (as said in Sexuality).
  • In Sexuality, he choked while performing in the booth and while performing for Ryan (he was in the bottom three but was not eliminated).
  • He wears glasses/contacts (shown in Tenacity).
  • He is right-handed (shown in Sexuality).
  • He said he would like to play Puck's younger brother.
  • He has climbed Mt. Bierstadt in Colorado.
  • His celebrity crush is Tal Wilkenfeld.
  • He performed solos in a concert of three Glee songs in high school (Don't Stop Belevin', Keep Holding On, and Sweet Caroline).
  • He thinks Nellie is a better kisser than Lily.
  • He performed in Willy Wonka and Hamando.
  • His favorite Olympic sports are ping pong and water polo.
  • His favorite music video on the show was Perfect.
  • If he couldn't be a performer, he would want to be fighter pilot.
  • He loves Japanese food.
  • He said he gained a lot of confidence from The Glee Project despite his confidence issues on the show.
  • He plays with the Chicago-based blues band Rob Stone and the C-Notes. (according to the Chicago Sun Times [1]) Photos, Photos
  • He was the first homework assignment winner this season and the third homework assignment winner from both seasons to go home the same week they won. Marissa and Hannah from Season 1 were the other two.
  • He is moving to LA to take some time before college and work on his acting and music.
  • He had a girlfriend named Meghan.  They were together from October 2010 - August 2012.
  • His was the first (along with Lily) double elimination of the series. (Actability)
  • His favorite episode was Actability.
  • If he made it to the finale, the song he would have chosen to sung would have been Good Love Is On the Way by John Mayer.
  • He forgot the lyrics while singing Lucky.
  • He and Blake are the "Peanut Butter Brothers." Ironically, he's actually allergic to peanut butter.
  • He is 5'10.
  • He was asked to audition by Robert Ulrich when he saw Michael on a plane with a guitar.
  • Michael Astronomical sign or Zodiac is Scorpio.
  • He is Jewish.
  • He went to Francis W. Parker School in Chicago, IL.
  • Nellie stated in a 'chatzy' that Michael is horrible with all forms of communication. Source
  • He sang in Carillo Rec Center, Santa Barbara, with Henry Gray.
  • Nellie and him have the intention of doing a band together.
  • His cousin created the dweeblys.
  • Nellie and Michael had a show together for the first time in Pig n Whistle.
  • Nellie and Michael also had a show as a band in Abraham Lim concert called "All of the lights" in Roxy Theatre last year. 
  • Nellie and Michael start a band together, it was called Color Theory until they decided to change it again into Far and Away. For more information go to Far and Away Official Website
  • Nellie and Michael have a podcast show every Wednesday 4pm PST for Far and Away Podcast. Lily Mae and Charlie Lubeck have appeared in one of the episodes as guest stars. 
  • Nellie, Michael, Lily, Abraham, Aylin, and Charlie had a show together called The Concert Project on  March 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm.
  • Says he's a nightowl and often eats dinner late at night.
  • He was in a ROSS commercial. 
  • He was on an episode of ANT Farm, a Disney Channel Series.
  • He played blues concerts in Japan in May, 2013. Here is an advertisement
  • He was on an episode of Hot in Cleveland, Season 4 Episode 17 "No Glove, No Love" IMDB


Main article: Michael's Quotations




Solos (In a group number)[]

Season 2


Homework Assignment

Music Video

The Final 14 N/A The Edge of Glory
Individuality Born This Way Here I Go Again
Dance-ability We Got The Beat Party Rock Anthem
Vulnerability My Life Would Suck Without You Everybody Hurts
Sexuality I Wanna Sex You Up Moves Like Jagger/Milkshake
Adaptability You Oughta Know Price Tag
Fearlessness Now That We Found Love Hit Me With Your Best Shot/One Way or Another
Theatricality I Hope I Get It When I Grow Up
Tenacity Survivor Eye Of The Tiger
Romanticality More Than Words We Found Love
Actability Addicted To Love Perfect


Episode 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

IN   The contender was not at risk of elimination.
 RISK  The contender had to do a Last Chance Performance and was at risk of being eliminated.
 LOW  The contender was in the bottom four, but was not at risk of being eliminated.
 W/O  The contender won the homework assignment, but was eliminated from the competition.

Homework Progress[]

Episode 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

NC    The contender had no comments from the mentor.
 HIGH  The contender impressed the mentor but was not chosen as the Homework Assignment Winner.
 FB  The mentor gave the contender feedback since his/her performance could've been better.
 WIN  The contender won the homework assignment.





Birds of a Feather by The Civil Wars - Michael and Nellie Cover


The Glee Project Season 2 -- Michael Interview

Michael Interview


The Glee Project! Michael Interview!

Michael Interview


The Glee Project 2 One-on-One Maxfield and Michael.

One-on-One Maxfield and Michael


Michael's Video Diary Sexuality

Michael's Video - Diary Sexuality


Michael AND Nellie's Video Diary Adaptability

Michael and Nellie's Video Diary: Adaptability


Michael & Nellie Video Diary - Fearlessness

Michael & Nellie Video Diary - Fearlessness


Michael's Video Diary Tenacity

Michael's Video Diary - Tenacity


Michael's Video Diary Actability