Stages Actress known for her roles in the Broadway productions of Grease and Wicked. She is also famous for her Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Award-nominated performance as Rose Fenny in the Off-Broadway production of Dogfight.
Early in her career, she played an ensemble role in the Broadway revival of Godspell and served as Dance Captain for the original Broadway production of Everyday Rapture.
She released a jazz recording in 2013 and, from 2013 until 2014, maintained a popular video blog detailing her backstage experiences as a member of the Wicked cast.
A native of Norwalk, California, she later settled in New York City. She appeared on stage so often with her friend and fellow performer Derek Klena that fans began referring to the two as "Klendez."
She was one of several actresses to play Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked. Idina Menzel originated the role in 2003.