By Tim Stack
January 23, 2012 at 11:36 PM EST


Oxygen’s hit reality series The Glee Project will have a special mentor for the series’ second season premiere: Glee star Lea Michele!

The actress will make her first appearance on the show this summer as 14 new contestants compete for a chance to win a guest-arc on Glee.

Previous guest mentors from the Glee mother ship included Darren Criss (Blaine), Idina Menzel (Shelby), and Dot Marie Jones (Shannon).

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