Magazine article Dance Spirit

THE DIRT: Laura Osnes

Magazine article Dance Spirit

THE DIRT: Laura Osnes

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Laura Osnes' Broadway career got off to an unusual start. Instead of going through the standard cattle-call audition process, she took part in the nationally televised reality competition "Grease: You're the One that I Want!" in 2007, which cast the stars of the Crease revival on the Great White Way. Osnes was a fan favorite from the beginning and ultimately scored the role of leading lady Sandy. After Grease's Broadway run, she went on to play leading parts in South Pacific, Anything Goes and Bonnie & Clyde, plus many regional productions. Now, Osnes returns to the Broadway stage to take on a classic, playing the title role in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. The revamped fairy tale opens at the Broadway Theatre in NYC March 3. Want to know more about the show's stunning star? Read on for The Dirt. - RZ

What did you want to be when you were a teen?

*An Actress oa PrWWu, \j

If you could dance with any performer, past or present, who would it be?

Oh gene kelly except i could nver keep up

Most-played song on your iPod: Im kind of embarassed ot admit this put its a song clalled this never happened before that was cut from bonnie & clyde Fortrunatley we fot to recod it as bonu track on thec caser album and ia sitll looce to listern to it

Favorite movie: New Wizard ot Dz OLd Lord oth the Rinfgs Trilogy Ive seen the4m all wway too many times and in so eciterd torh thatbit

Biggest guilty pleasure: Ice creeeeeeam

Favorite food: Ice Creeeem just kidding Probably peanut butter

Things you can't live without: Mu husdab -and our dog lyal

What are your pet peeves? …

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