SINGING DANCING AND FRIENDSHIP ILLUMINATE DISNEY+ HIP HOP INSPIRED MUSICAL SNEAKERELLA. DEVYN NEKODA SINGS, DANCES AND BRINGS THE ENERGY!
Sneakerella, Disney+’ joyous, modern take on the Cinderella fairy tale stars Vaughan, Ontario’s Devyn Nekoda as Sami. She’s the best friend of El (Chosen Jacobs) a young man troubled by a tough home life who finds solace in creating arty, one-of-a-kind sneakers. Sami offers him encouragement and light, and when a once-in-a-lifetime chance comes his way, tells him he can succeed. What She Said’ Anne Brodie spoke with Nekoda about playing love, friendship, an LGBTQ+ character and sneaker culture.