Chante Carmel

Chante Carmel was one of the ensemble in the First National Tour of Waitress the Musical, as well as being an understudy Becky.

She wrote the song “All or Nothing” from the soundtrack for the movie, “Save the Last Dance,” and also provided lead vocals for the song “Sweet Like Candy,” which was featured in the film “Held Up,” starring Jamie Foxx. After appearing on the Waitress tour, Chante went onto tour with Disney’s The Lion King.

Selected Previous Credits


  • Motown – The Musical


  • Dirty Dancing, Tour
  • Motown – The Musical, Tour
  • Rent, Tour


  • Dreamgirls, Muny Theatre
  • Body Language, Stage 52
  • If You Don’t Believe, Zepher Theatre
  • I Sing 4 Luv, Wilshire Ebel Theatre
NameChante Carmel Lynn Frierson
FromLos Angeles, California
TrainedUniversity of California
RoleEnsemble First National Tour