(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)
In the past, Nowhere California has had the opportunity to talk with some insanely talented people and this streak has continued with this our conversation with Chantel Riley.
Chantel can be seen currently on Broadway as Nala in “The Lion King”, a role she had the opportunity to play in a production based in Germany.
Also, the world can now see Chantel’s performance as Quincella in the movie “RACE”. “RACE” delves into Jesse Owens’ journey to the 1936 Olympic Games, these games took place in Berlin and we relive Owens history making face off against the handpicked athletes of Adolf Hitler. In the events leading to the Olympics, we learn about Jesse’s life and loves, this is where Quincella enters the picture. Quincella was a well-off admirer of Owens and pursued the athlete like an Olympic medal.
As in any role, there is a unique road to the character and the same goes with the career of any performer. It was a pleasure to talk with Chantel and you can CLICK HERE To Listen To Our Conversation Now.
During this conversation, Chantel mentions an animated telling of her career and here is the first episode of that series for you viewing pleasure..
RACE Is Now Playing In Theaters
CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL RACE WEBSITE