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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.
Heather Morris

"" 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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