"It's something that is hard for me, because I'm sad about it, but I don't dwell on it," she said during an interview workshop with students in December 2009."I know he's in a better place, instead of suffering." Not discouraged, Morris actively pursued a career in dancing and was trained in jazz dance. Morris was one of Beyoncé's backup dancers on The Beyoncé Experience world tour and, She later appeared in a small role in the movie Fired Up, where she met choreographer Zach Woodlee.
Never mind Finn and Rachel — I'm on Team Brittana now." Morris' role became more prominent during the final nine episodes of season one and, due to the overwhelmingly positive response to her character, was promoted to official series regular status during season two.
When a promotional clip for the episode "Sectionals" indicated that Brittany Pierce and Santana Lopez had slept together, Dorothy Snarker, writing for lesbian entertainment website After Ellen, praised the pairing, referring to them by the portmanteau "Brittana".
Snarker called the two her "new favorite Glee pairing", commenting that: "While Heather Morris (Brittany) and Naya Rivera (Santana) have had minimal screen time, they've made it count.
The second half of season two saw Morris' character engage in a lesbian storyline with Rivera's character.
Both the arc along with Rivera's and Morris' performances were met with critical acclaim.