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Heather Morris Was 'Underpaid' as Back-Up Dancer

August 19, 2010 (4:53 am) GMT
Feeling 'under-appreciated' as a dancer, the 23-year-old star decided to ditch her dancing shoes and move into acting.

"" star vowed to hang up her dancing shoes and move into acting after feeling "underpaid" and "under-appreciated". The 23 year old plays ditzy cheerleader Brittany in the hit musical show, but before becoming a series regular she was a back-up dancer for singers including and .

But Morris had her heart set on being center stage as she wasn't getting "anything back" out of her dancing career. She tells the Boston Herald, "You're underpaid. You're under-appreciated. You're kind of just like the end of the stream."

"As much enjoyment (as) I got out of dancing, I felt like I didn't get anything back. I knew there was more that would make me happier, which is exactly what I'm doing."

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