Credit: John Shearer/Getty Images Photo: Lea Michele Shows Off Her Nude Gown at the New Year's Eve Premiere in Hollywood on December 5, 2011

Though we may be living in suspense about life after graduation on Glee, Lea Michele knows exactly where Rachel Berry is heading.

“I do,” she told Wetpaint Entertainment at the Fox TCA All Star Party. “I definitely know how next year is going to be formatted, and Ryan's ideas are really exciting. I think fans are going to be so happy, and
we're all really happy.”

Though Lea is not leaving the show, the actress said she is ready to move on from McKinley High. “It's the right time for them to graduate,” she told press on Sunday night. “And I'm excited to start season four in the Fall.”

But before she and the other seniors move on to greener pastures, there’s the entire spring season to look forward to, which includes the Michael Jackson tribute.

“We'd been begging to do this episode for a really long time, so to finally get to do it is fantastic,” says Lea. “Finn (Cory Monteith) and I got to do a great duet together. And I loved doing the opening number of the episode. I can't say what anything of them are, but it was really fun.”

After reports that the cast are exhausted from their brutal filming schedule, Lea assured press that she is well rested and keeping up her energy.

“I'm a very energetic person to begin with, but I get so much sleep,” she says. “I'm an old lady. Every one of my cast members will tell you, if you ask them, ‘What time does Lea go to bed?’ they'll say “9 o'clock, if she's not working.” I really don't go out a lot. It's sleep, and it's work, that's what it is for me, right now in my life.”

And that seems to be just fine with the actress. “I think that if you really enjoy what you do, it's all easy and enjoyable.”

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