Meet 'Hairspray Live!' Dancer Marissa Heart!

Meet 'Hairspray Live!' Dancer Marissa Heart!

Only three hours left until the premiere of Hairspray Live!

Marissa Heart stars as one of the “Nicest Kids in Town” Tammy and you have to meet her!

“Working on Hairspray Live! has been a dream come true!” Marissa tells us. “The entire experience has been unlike anything else that I’ve ever done!”

She adds about the family atmosphere: “Every single person in the cast genuinely loves each other and has become one big family! We all know that we’re going to cry like little babies today when the finale song comes on.”

Get to know Marissa more with these 10 Fun Facts:

  • 1. I’m originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but I moved to L.A. when I was 11 to pursue my acting, dancing, and singing dreams!
  • 2. Most people don’t know this, but I’m a contortionist!
  • 3. I’ve never dyed my hair before.
  • 4. My first professional job was Star Search when I was 9 years old! That’s what brought me out to L.A.
  • 5. If I could go anywhere in the world it would be Australia. I’ve been once already, but I’m dying to go back!
  • 6. I have a teacup maltipoo named Mistletoe! I got her for my 16th birthday and she’s my little angel.
  • 7. I toured with Kanye West on his Dark Fantasy and Yeezus Tour!
  • 8. Unless if I’m in rehearsal, you’ll always see me in a heel…dancing in heels is my favorite!
  • 9. I practice yoga every single day!
  • 10. Black is my staple for my wardrobe! You’ll rarely see me in a color.
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    Photos: Courtesy of Marissa Heart
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