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'AGT' Season 17: Who are Duo Mico? Meet the acrobats who won the golden buzzer on 'China’s Got Talent'

When it comes to impressing an audience and panel of judges, Duo Mico know how it's done
Duo Mico on 'America's Got Talent' (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
Duo Mico on 'America's Got Talent' (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

For fans who have been keeping with Season 17 of 'America's Got Talent', the acts this years are certainly bigger and better than ever before. With $1 million on the line and a Las Vegas residency, artists are pulling out all the stops, putting up performances that are all sorts of weird, quirky, wonderful and even dangerous.

So far, Season 17 has seen some truly impressive aerial acts, such as Duo Forza and Duo Rings, all of whom had the judges at the edge of their seats and moved forward to the next round with resounding yeses. Now, the question is, will Duo Mico be joining them as well? Continue reading to know more about the act and how they just might be pros when it comes to performing on reality competition shows!

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Who are Duo Mico?

Duo Mico is an acrobat act that consists of Maxime Piché Luneau and Caroline Rinny. As per their website, Maxime grew up in Victoriaville, Quebec and graduated from École Nationale de Cirque in 2019, with a specialization in cordelisse. Since then, he has gone on to perform in Montreal, Saudi Arabia, and Japan. Caroline Rinny, on the other hand, grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. During her college years, she began teaching teach aerial hoop. While she graduated with a degree in business, she then began to perform with the Circus Circus Casino in Reno. Apart from both of them being on Instagram, Maxime goes by @maxpicheluneau and Caroline goes by @carolinerinny, the latter also has a YouTube page, where you can check out some of her aerial hoop work.


How did Duo Mico meet?

Maxime and Caroline met during a casting call for a straps duet by Cirque du Soleil in Hangzhou, China. While Maxime already had the part, Caroline auditioned for the position in Montreal and was offered the position. They went on to debut their act in X, the Land of Fantasy. Duo Mico even performed on 'China’s Got Talent' in November 2021 and won the Golden Buzzer. They've also competed in the Festival Internacional del Circ in Spain and won the Budapest Varieté award.


What do you think? Will Season 17 see a range of aerial acts tough out to the make their way to the top? Are you rooting for Duo Mico, or is there another aerial/acrobat act that you support? Sound off in the comments below!

'America's Got Talent' airs on Tuesdays at 8 pm on NBC. For viewers who wish to tune in to the show without cable, they can do so using any of the following streaming services: Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, AT&T TV or YouTube TV.