By Tim Stack
October 27, 2011 at 03:44 PM EDT

The Glee Project‘s co-winner Damian McGinty (who shared the top price with Samuel Larsen) makes his first appearance on Glee this coming Tuesday, Nov. 1. McGinty plays Irish exchange student Rory Flanagan, who not only tries out for New Directions but moves in with Brittany (Heather Morris). From the looks of it, the newbie actor fits in quite well with the cast. As Rachel (Lea Michele) puts it, “He’s magical.” Watch this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of McGinty in action…

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