Music is the motivating force in Cilé’s life. As a recording artist for A & M Record’s, she has traveled all throughout the USA cultivating her singing voice and perfecting her audience communication stills. Before the camera, she’s appeared in commercials for Al Gore’s commercial on the environment the Gas Company and Greyhound Bus. Cilé co-wrote and sang the female lead in the original stage production of “We Are The Future,” and studied news broadcasting at Don Martin’s Hollywood School of Broadcasting.
Cilé has appeared in Liberia West Africa, and throughout Germany. She was the opening act in Japan for the Temptations and has always combined original material with popular favorites in her exciting show. From Anchorage, Alaska to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, from Seattle, Washington to Hollywood, California Cilé has become a popular performer.
She got her start singing with the jazz orchestra at Roosevelt University in Chicago Illinois. Her evolution from jazz to rhythm and blues has been influential in helping her to develop her own style that she has use to blend with her love of Caribbean music and culture. Cilé has included the playing of the steel drum into her presentation. The steel drum was conceived, and developed, on the island of Trinidad.
Cilé Borman has lived in Lake View Terrace, California, since 1982. She and her husband writer and keyboard player Mike Borman, have received awards for their performances of their original musical projects for young people.
During the late 1990's the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department created neighborhood arts councils all over the city. Cilé was very active in the creation of the Northeast San Fernando Valley Arts Council. Nine 4ft. By 4ft. panels, representing communities located in the Northeast Valley were researched, designed and painted by high school students from the area and displayed through out the city culminating with the Los Angeles City celebration of the millennium in the year 2000. Cilé, recognizing the importance of these panels has made sure that these panels are stored in specially designed cases, in a safe environment, for future display.
The Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department also awarded Cilé a $3,000.00 grant in 2001 to present Her original musical "We Are The Future" at the Lake View Terrace Recreational Center. Ms. Borman enlisted community members to donate time and funds for lighting, set decorations, and rehearsal space. She auditioned and rehearsed the talented young people from her community, whom she paid to do a successful one-night performance.
She has served and continues to serve on numerous community boards.
Cilé Turner Borman
SAG # 00030257
AFTRA # 136094
Casting Frontier Casting # ID70568