Actress, singer, and dancer known for her starring roles in the Broadway productions of Legally Blonde, Wicked, and Kinky Boots. She also appeared on the Showtime series Masters of Sex
She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College.
She was nominated for a 2013 Tony award as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in Kinky Boots.
She was raised by her mother, Holli Swanson.
She had a minor role in the 2008 film Sex and the City, which starred Sarah Jessica Parker.