Harry Shum Jr. and Laurieann Gibson are two members of the judging panel on TruTV’s Fake Off, which combines dance, acrobatics, puppetry, technology and talent.
An elimination competition series that stands out from the rest, truTV’s Fake Off takes viewers into the visually stunning world of Faking-a mix of theater, acrobatics, black light and illusion. In each episode, teams are challenged to reimagine iconic moments in pop culture to see who’s got the skills to be named America’s Fake Off Champions and walk away with a $100,000 cash prize. Actor and dancer Corbin Bleu (High School Musical) is set to host the second season of truTV’s hit series Fake Off. Harry Shum Jr. (Glee, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2) returns to the judging panel, and is joined by two new judges: actress, choreographer and Emmy®-nominated director Laurieann Gibson (Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden, Making the Band) and actor, creative director and choreographer Beau Casper Smart (Street, Big Bang Theory, Nick Jonas, Jennifer Lopez).
Harry Shum Jr. is best known for his role as Mike Chang on Fox TV’s hit series Glee. As a dancer, Harry has worked with renowned artists such as Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Ashanti and Jennifer Lopez, and he’s shown his moves on the big screen in dance films such as Stomp the Yard, You Got Served, Step Up 2: the Streets and Step Up 3D. Next up, he’ll star in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2: The Green Legend.
Laurieann Gibson is an accomplished creative visionary, choreographer, artist and Emmy®-nominated director who earned her stripes at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and rose to stardom as a “Fly Girl” on the series In Living Color and later starred on MTV’s pop-culture phenom, Making the Band. She has worked with some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Diddy, Big Bang and Nicki Minaj to name a few. Gibson earned her Emmy® nomination for directing the HBO Special Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden.
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