Kylie Cantrall had an absolute blast becoming a member of the Excessive College Musical: The Musical: The Sequence solid for the fourth and last season of the present.
“I believe … one of many greatest takeaways I might say from filming with the Wildcats [is that] they’re such a decent unit. They’re all such a robust household,” Cantrall, 18, completely informed Us Weekly in an interview forward of the continued WGA and SAG-AFTRA strike. “After all that’s type of what I anticipated since I used to be coming into season 4. They’d already been collectively for a lot of, a few years.”
The shut connection between the solid members “exceeded” Cantrall’s exceptions. “Coming into their dynamic and [seeing] how a lot they help each other and raise one another up [was great],” she added. “They’re one another’s greatest cheerleaders and there’s simply a lot power all the time on set.”
The actress, who performed Dani within the hit Disney+ collection, loved watching music play a job — not simply on display screen, however off as properly.
“It’s actually a musical off display screen as a lot as it’s on display screen. Like Joshua Bassett, he’s continuously on the piano [playing songs]. I’ve actually all the time stated you possibly can hear him from a mile away as a result of he’s all the time singing and dancing. However that’s actually true for everybody within the solid,” she continued. “I’d by no means been part of a solid that was this huge with this many individuals all the identical age. So attending to expertise that was actually cool. It simply felt like a celebration each day. They welcomed me with open arms.”
Cantrall praised HSMTMTS for permitting her to convey a personality like Dani to life.
“One factor I like about Dani is her confidence. She simply has this air about her. When she walks in a room, her presence is thought. She simply instructions consideration. And typically it may be in a method that’s like,‘OK lady, calm down. I see you,’” she joked. “She will positively be a little bit additional typically. I might positively say that I like her confidence and I might simply inform her to sit back a little bit bit extra. She will be intimidating.”
Cantrall nabbed her iconic HSMTMTS function after getting her begin on exhibits similar to Bizaardvark, Raven’s House, Doogie Kameāloha, M.D. and Gabby Duran & the Unsittables. Cantrall has continued to discover her creativity exterior of appearing with a profitable music profession.
“If I wasn’t appearing properly, I’d simply be doing music. That’s all the time been my No. 1. I all the time considered myself as a singer first and actor second. Fortunately, I get to do them each concurrently, which is de facto cool. However I additionally like the thought of constructing them separate in a method,” Cantrall shared with Us. “Like Kylie the music artist after which Kylie the actress. It’s totally different.”
The Disney Channel alum continued: “However there are some cases like HSMTMTS and Descendants: The Rise of Pink the place I get to include each elements and the 2 worlds come collectively. [That] is de facto enjoyable too.”
Coming off her memorable HSMTMTS look, Cantrall is thrilled to share her new single “Texts Go Inexperienced” along with her fan base.
“I haven’t put out music in a yr, so [there is a high] quantity of anticipation that’s going into this. I couldn’t be extra excited to get some extra music on the market,” she teased. “And I actually, actually love this music. So I can’t watch for the world to listen to it.”
With reporting by Angela Cuseo