Riley Carter Adams

Riley Carter Adams
Riley Carter Adams (Debater) is a 7th grader at John Burroughs School. When she was seven, Riley created her first YouTube vlog channel, Black and Girly with Miss Riley.

She has performed in a plethora of youth and equity theatre productions on several stages with COCA, Gateway Center for Performing Arts, Ignite Theatre Company, Union Avenue Opera, The Black Rep, The Rep, and The Muny, where she is also a member of The Muny Kids Touring Troupe.

In 2019, Riley made her television debut in a recurring role in a Showtime Original series entitled On Becoming a God in Central Florida, co-executive produced and starring Kirsten Dunst and executive produced by George Clooney. She starred in the local Nine PBS sensation A New Holiday, directed by Brian Owens and co-written with Sophia Stephens.

Riley currently voices the character of the effortlessly brave, Nevaeh Campbell, in the animated series, Drawn In. This project is a collaboration between Nine PBS and Lion Forge Animation.

She was featured in The Muny’s 104th season casts of Camelot and The Color Purple, and starred as Matilda in COCA’s summer mainstage production of Matilda the Musical and was featured in the New Jewish Theatre’s World Premiere of The Bee Play, as Paris.

Riley enjoys writing in her journals, drawing, reading, learning new vlogging techniques from her favorite YouTubers, and spending time with her family and friends.