On this Going for Broadway Episode, Eryn is joined with Chante Carmel. Currently in Motown the Musical on tour, Chante talks about all of her experience and journeys leading up to today. Chante has always had a passion for music and would tour with her dad’s choir at a very young age. Once she got the taste for touring and traveling the world, she never looked back.
She has continued to do a couple more national tours such as Rent, and talked about her path that led her into this show. Eryn and Chante also talk about her time working and performing on the Disney Cruiseline. She says that her transition into the film world was tough but she has found a way to balance out her busy work life and be prepared for everything that she does.
Chante finishes by saying that even though this acting business is hard, you must always hold on to your belief, fate, and what you want. She tells parents to never stop supporting their child and their dream as her parents have done to her.
2:24- When did you discover that you wanted to be an actor?
In This Episode:
3:10- How were you able to travel and tour at such a young age? Were you able to get schooling done?
4:37- What made you consider going back to school and training even after all of the experience you had already?
6:13- Chante talks a little bit more on her training at school.
7:14- Has touring at such a young age prepared you for touring today?
8:00- How did you transition from getting from stage to film? How did you get into these film or TV opportunities?
9:46- What is it like performing on a cruise? How did you get involved in working on a cruise?
12:26- What motivated you to do all that you have done today?
15:58- How did you get on the tour of Rent a couple of years ago? What were these auditions like?
18:44- What is the lifestyle of touring the world like? What is it like traveling from city to city all the time? How is adjusting to different places or theatres like?
20:23- When being so vocally active in so many different shows, how are you able to keep your voice strong throughout all of this?
21:45- How do you go about writing and producing your own music?
23:35- How did you learn and prepare and balance out everything you do?
24:28- What advice would you give to aspiring young actors in reaching their goals in acting? Any words for parents?
31:06- What’s next?