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Nationality: American

Language: English,French,German

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is a Los Angeles-based actor and filmmaker whose career includes a variety of film roles, as well as stage productions, web series, television, voice-overs, and dance. She is also a skilled vocalist, stand-up, and clown.
Producer Christopher Nibley asked Chapel to be the lead actress, writer, and director for the short film Cherzoso The Silent Film, which was nominated for Best Short International Film at the 2019 Olympus Film Festival, reviewed in 2020 on Rotten Tomatoes, and shown in distribution streaming in the United States and internationally. The short is a companion to 2019's Noir Pillow Talk Murder, in which she also starred.
Other short films include Somewhere Poppies Can Grow (2018). Chapel traveled to San Francisco, CA, for a dramatic co-starring role after the director saw her 2018 television interview as Giggles the Clown. As an actress, writer, and director, self-starting shorts include Marabou Feathers (2019) and The Funeral Clown's Dream (2019). Chapel won the Best Actress and Iconic Femme Fatale Award at the 2019 L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, and Script Festival for her starring role as Shelly in Noir Pillow Talk Murder (2019). According to IMDb, Chapel's filmmaking awards total 31 wins and 25 nominations in various categories in 2023.
Her on-screen work includes roles in the feature film Janked and Nick Brokaw's award-winning western short film Four Winds, both of which were screened at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Chapel got her S.A.G. card while working on the role of the popcorn vendor in Angels in the Outfield (1994), which ended up on the cutting room floor. Other notable works include Laura, the victim in the Dick Wolf-inspired web series Cop Shows Anonymous (2011), and Nicole Kidman's stand-by for the feature film Hemingway and Gelhorn (2012). She was also a featured stand-up comedian in the video Telling Jokes for Italy, screened at the Torino Winter Olympics.
Chapel was born in San Jose, California, U.S.A., and is of Welsh, German, Irish, and French descent. She became involved in theater arts, working on costumes, and as an actress and model in high school, college, and community theater. Chapel has performed as lead dancer for Almenrausch Schuhplattler and dancer for Ballet Russe and Russian dance troops from San Francisco, California. She has danced at venues in the United States, Canada, and Europe and on cruise ships in North and South America.
Chapel studied at The American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.) in San Francisco, The San Francisco School of Circus Arts (Clown School), and The John Sarno Studio in Hollywood, California, and continues to study privately with acting coaches Director Tracy Lynch Britton and in class with acting coach Fran Montano in Los Angeles. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Filmmaking and Screenwriting, a Masters in Communications, and an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts.
Chapel was given her professional start performing on stage as the Contra-Auguste clown Giggles and the white face clown Cici. She has additionally been cast in lead theatrical stage roles, such as Ann Deever in Arthur Miller's All My Sons, Rosalind Hay in Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo, and Beatrice Vecchio in Rene Taylor and Joseph Bologna's Lovers and Other Strangers.