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Peter Hargrave
Peter Hargrave
Scar

Beyond a dream to be in the Pridelands. Credits Off-Broadway and regionally including Cleveland Play House, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and Disney Cruise Line. TV: “Law & Order: SVU,” “FBI,” “Godfather of Harlem,” “Dynasty” and “Madam Secretary.” Training: CWRU/CPH MFA. Thanks isn’t enough for Harris, JJ, Halley, Matt, and The Lion King family. For Mom, Dad, and my everything, Kat.

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Gerald Ramsey
Gerald Ramsey
Mufasa

Gerald is grateful to continue this journey across the continent with The Lion King. Born in Tacoma, Washington – Raised in Aunu’u, American Samoa and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Proud graduate of the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Credits: My Name Is Gary Cooper at Kumu Kahua Theatre. Hā: The Breath of Life, Rainbows of Paradise, The Ali’i Luau at The Polynesian Cultural Center. Tupulaga O Samoa Mo A Taeao at The Merrie Monarch Festival. Ever thankful for the support of friends and especially the love of my aiga. Honored to represent the pride that has come before us. Fa’atuatua -Fa’amoemoe – Alofa IG: @ramsey.gt

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Mukelisiwe Goba
Mukelisiwe Goba
Rafiki

Mukelisiwe was born in Durban, South Africa. Training: Mbongeni Ngema’s Academy. Credits: K-Cap, Umoja, and The Lion King (Madrid, Gazelle Tour and Broadway). Television: “Code Black,” “Telethon” (France) and “40 Principals” (Madrid). She was a back-up vocalist for South African Gospel star Rebecca Malope. Mukelisiwe thanks her family for their constant support.

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Nick Cordileone
Nick Cordileone
Timon

OFF-BROADWAY: Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd (Mint Theater), Hamlet (Theatre by the Blind). REGIONAL: The Alchemist (Shakespeare Theatre Company); Lobby Hero (The Old Globe); Crime and Punishment (Cincinnati Playhouse and Actors Theatre); Henry VI, Richard III (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Comedy of Errors, Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey). FILM/TV: Step Up 2, “Warrior” Season 3 (HBO Max/Netflix). LOVE: Amy, Hero, & Guthrie. Instagram: @Milquetoastpoints 

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Nick LaMedica
Nick LaMedica
Zazu

Broadway: Disney’s The Lion King. Broadway Tour & Tokyo: WAR HORSE. Off Broadway: The Mint. Regional: Denver Center, The Rep St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cleveland Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, TheaterWorks Hartford, City Theatre Company, Barrington Stage Company, Two River Theater. NY: American Globe Theatre. Television: “Chicago Fire.” BFA: Marymount Manhattan College. All my love to Kate and my parents. www.NickLaMedica.com

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John E. Brady
John E. Brady
Pumbaa

Brady is excited to be back in the Pridelands having performed Timon, Pumbaa, and Zazu on Broadway. He also appeared in the original cast and film of NEWSIES the Musical. He has performed in every venue you can imagine and done over a hundred radio commercials and just as many TV commercials. His favorite role? Dad.

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Darian Sanders
Darian Sanders
Simba

Trained as a musician with trumpet, he’s toured internationally as an instrumentalist, conductor, and performer. As an ordained worship pastor, Darian regularly leads worship while on tour. Honor first to Jesus Christ. Endless love to Jessica & Titus, family/friends, & Peggy at The Square Peg Group Inc. Regional Credits: Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus), Songs for a New World (Man One), Hairspray (Seaweed). Film/TV: Someone Worthy, New York Homicide. IG/Twitter: @_DarianSanders_. www.dariansanders.com

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Khalifa White
Khalifa White
Nala

“To whom much is given much is required.” Broadway: Caroline or Change, Off-Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors (Ronnette), School of Rock 1st Nat; Aida (Aida), Ain’t Misbehavin, The Bodyguard, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Dreamgirls, Beehive, Hairspray, HKDL|WDW(Nala/Tiana/Kibibi)/NCL, #TheSearchForRoxie, UCF Alumknight. Thank you God, family, friends & Dave.  Check out “You Ok? (Black Girl)” on all streaming platforms. IG|Tiktok:@Lifaland, www.khalifawhite.com. -For Mommy, my Expressionist.

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Forest VanDyke
Forest VanDyke
Banzai

Thrilled to be making his Lion King debut! Off – Broadway: Dog Man: The Musical (George/Chief, Lucille Lortel Theatre), Cadaver Synod (Pope Formosus, Playwrights Horizon). Regional: Mystic Pizza: A New Musical (Lionel Hampton, Ogunquit Playhouse), Choir Boy (David, Marin Theatre Company), Goddess (Mosi, Eugene O’Neill Theater). “I want to thank my parents who are my biggest cheerleaders!!”

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Martina Sykes
Martina Sykes
Shenzi

Martina is elated to be joining the Pridelands! Native of St. Petersburg, Fla. and graduate of the University of Florida. Favorite credits: Motown The Musical (Broadway and First National Tour), Raindogs, Rent and Hairspray. I would like to thank God, my family and friends for their unconditional love and support. Ephesians 3:20. Instagram: Ladysykes1 www.theheARTmission.org

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Robbie Swift
Robbie Swift
Ed, Understudy (Timon, Zazu, Pumbaa)

Robbie is honored and excited to return to THE LION KING family. Stage credits include Snoopy!, Rumbles, The Red Flower, Water Children, Our Town, Godspell, etc. Film/Television: On The Run (Hyperboy), “Fastlane” (Fox), “Urban Graffiti” (Fox), “Scrubs” (NBC), etc. Many thanks to God, Mom, Dad, The Starting Five, Family and Friends. Special thanks to Barry, Karen and Lois Yvonne. Robbie is a proud member of AEA, SAG and ASCAP. I dedicate this show to my beautiful wife, Lisa. You are my heart, my life, and my inspiration. Thanks for marrying me.

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Ritisha Chakraborty
Ritisha Chakraborty
Young Nala (at certain performances)

she/her. Ritisha is joining the Pridelands from Basking Ridge, NJ. Her Broadway credits include The Skin of our Teeth and 29-hour readings for the Radio Galaxy and The Lunchbox. Off-Broadway: Fifty Key Stage Musicals at 54 Below, NYC. Other theater credits include playing Annie in Annie Jr. (W. Orange, NJ). Film credits include Concessions and Bubblegum Rox (Short) and TV: “Sesame St – Together We Can.” Instagram: @ritisha.chak

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Leela Chopra
Leela Chopra
Young Nala (at certain performances)

From NYC and thrilled to join the Pridelands! Professional credits include Anastasia National Tour and Sesame Street. Many thanks to my coaches – Raquel & MVS, Janine & DMO, and Rance, my incredible team at Nouveaux and Zuri, and friends and teachers at PS59 for your love and support! @leelachopraofficial

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Bryce Christian Thompson
Bryce Christian Thompson
Young Simba (at certain performances)

Is excited to join The Lion King National Tour! Recent stage credits:  X: Life and Times of Malcolm X (Young Malcolm, NY Metropolitan Opera).  Other credits: The Devil Will Run (Shah – Lead), NBC’s “Bluff City Law.”  Bryce would like to thank his family, friends, and manager, Peggy Stamps of The SquarePeg Group, Inc., for their love and support. IG: _bryce_christian 

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Julian Villela
Julian Villela
Young Simba at certain performances

Thrilled to make his National Tour debut! Last seen at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Orlando Family Stage. Enjoys singing and martial arts with his sister Alejandra. Thanks to mom, dad, family, friends, Arc Casting, Disney, BAA, Yael Chanukov (voice) and The First Academy. Representation: Barry Kolker. IG: @julianvillela26

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Kayla Rose Aimable
Kayla Rose Aimable
Swing, Dance Captain

Glory! Theater:The Wiz, Arkansas Repertory, The Color Purple, West Coast Black Theater Troupe, Hairspray, Royal Caribbean. She would like to Thank God, family, and mentors for all of their love and support. Psalm 23.

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William John Austin
William John Austin
Standby Scar & Pumbaa

New York Theatre: Measure for Measure, On the Verge. Regional: Trinity Rep, Hartford Stage. MFA: Brown/Trinity Rep. Voice over artist: Nigel the Xyzal owl. WilliamJohnAustin.com

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Iman Ayana
Iman Ayana
Ensemble

A dream to be joining the Pridelands! Training: The Ailey School, BFA: Florida State. Favorite credits: The Met Gala, After Midnight (NCL), Oklahoma! (DCPA), The Music Man (Goodspeed). Commercial: Fujifilm, Shea Moisture, Toyota, Con Edison.  Love to my family & friends. @iman.ayana

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Eric Bean, Jr.
Eric Bean, Jr.
Swing, Understudy (Ed)

Originally from Bermuda, Eric attended the University of the Arts (Phila. PA) where he received his BFA in Dance Education & Choreography. A finalist in the Philadelphia A.W.A.R.D.S. competition, Mr. Bean has taught and choreographed nationally & internationally; offering master classes /workshops whenever available. Credits: Koresh Dance Co, Don Arden’s Jubilee!, Viking Ocean. Regional: The Little Mermaid, Beauty & the Beast, Once on this Island. IG: EBJDANCE

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Layla Brent
Layla Brent
Ensemble

Since graduating from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Layla has performed with Beckles Dancing Company, the Oklahoma City Ballet, and SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical as Ensemble/Adult Dara.

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Vernon Brooks III
Vernon Brooks III
Ensemble

Born and raised in New Orleans, Vernon is a graduate of Pace University and has performed with Martha Graham Dance Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company and Parsons Dance Co. Vernon is honored to now be part of The Lion King.

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Sasha Caicedo
Sasha Caicedo
Ensemble

Sasha was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She trained at New World School of the Arts for both the HS and BFA program. Sasha has performed on stages such as the San Francisco Opera House, Adrienne Arsht Center, The Fillmore, Perez Art Museum, Lincoln Theater. She is forever grateful to have the opportunity of traveling and being on stage with such a company. IG: @Delayla

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Lauren Carr
Lauren Carr
Ensemble, Understudy (Nala & Sarabi)

Is thrilled to be joining the Pridelands! Bway: New York, New York. BFA Elmhurst College. Thankful for my wonderful agents, my incredible family, and especially God. Romans 8:28. Insta: thisislaurencarr

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Thembelihle Cele
Thembelihle Cele
Ensemble, Understudy (Rafiki & Nala)

Born in Durban, South Africa. Credits Include: The Nat & Natalie Show with Colin Penn, Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses, Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, Disney’s The Lion King (Broadway, U.K., Ireland Tour and US Nat’l Tour), #D23EXPO 2017. TV Appearance: “ETV Popstars 2010.” She gives thanks to God and family. Instagram: lihlecele91 Twitter: cele_lihle

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Daniela Cobb
Daniela Cobb
Swing, Understudy (Sarabi & Shenzi)

Daniela is a graduate of Alabama State University. She has shared her artistry and love for theatre in many places. Other Theatres: Melantho and Ensemble in The Odyssey; Swing in Disney’s Beauty and The Beast; Alto Pit Singer in The Wiz. Understudy: Dorothy/Lion in The Wiz; Dorcas in The Winter’s Tale; Uma and Ensemble in Roe (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Kassidy in These Three Words (Montgomery Performing Arts Center); Gabriel in Black Nativity, Lady in Orange in For Colored Girls…, Deena in Dreamgirls, Whitney Houston in One Moment in Time (also Cloverdale Playhouse), Shug Avery/Church Ladies in The Color Purple (Alabama State University).

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Gabriel Croom
Gabriel Croom
Swing, Understudy (Ed)

Has performed in the 1st National Tour and Broadway productions of The Lion King and is thrilled to be joining the Rafiki Tour. Recent: Live in Concert’s Hollywood Bowl productions of The Little Mermaid (2019) and Beauty and the Beast (2018). Other credits: Hollywood Fringe Festival’s A Soldier’s PlaySirens of Titan (Sacred Fools Company), Carmen (La Jolla Playhouse), West Side Story (Trinity Repertory Company) and George C. Wolfe’s Harlem Song (Apollo Theatre).

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Lyric Danae
Lyric Danae
Swing

Lyric is elated to be making her debut in the Pridelands! She is a graduate of the Ailey/Fordham BFA program and her favorite credits include: The Bodyguard, Oscar At The Crown, and the NBA Boston Celtics. @lyricdanae

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Maurice Dawkins
Maurice Dawkins
Ensemble

Broadway tours: CatsThe Prom. Regional: West Side Story (Lyric Opera of Chicago), A Chorus Line (Cincinnati Playhouse), Cats (RCCL), Newsies. Alum of Sarah Lawrence College and LaGuardia Arts HS. Thanks ATB! Love you, Mom, Laura, and my cats, Mr. Business and Luna! Instagram: @dawkinsmaurice.

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Marquis Floyd
Marquis Floyd
Ensemble

Versatile Artist/Choreographer. Trained in St. Petersburg, FL. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory. Gene Kelly Artist Award Winner. Featured credits: Dance Theater Of Harlem, Bad Boys of Ballet, Super Bowl LV Halftime Show, 2021 VMA Awards, Apple+ Dickinson, and Fire Shut Up In My Bones at the Metropolitan Opera House. Marquis is ecstatic to be making his debut in the Pridelands!

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Tony Freeman
Tony Freeman
Standby (Scar, Zazu, Timon, Pumbaa)

Played Zazu on Broadway and across the country for over 3,000 performances. Now he loves also getting to play Scar, Timon, and Pumbaa. He did Tony Kushner’s musical Caroline, or Change in Los Angeles and San Francisco with the original Broadway cast. Tony has performed guest roles on both “Law and Order” (twice) and “Law and Order, SVU.”

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Jolina Javier
Jolina Javier
Ensemble

Broadway/NYC: The Phantom of the Opera, The Light in the Piazza (NYCC), A Chorus Line (NYCC), The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Nixon in China (The Met). Favorite Regional: Little Dancer (The Kennedy Center). @jojolinajavier

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Valériane Louisy Louis Joseph
Valériane Louisy Louis Joseph
Ensemble

A Parisian with roots from Martinique. Ailey School graduate. Credits: The Lion King (Paris), Sony Music Entertainment, Classical Theater of Harlem, Shirley Black Brown, Christopher L. Huggins, Ronald K. Brown, Ruddur Dance, Creative Outlet. Featured in Omah Lay’s “SOSO” music video, Asake’s Barclays Center concert. @valerianellj

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Joel Karie
Joel Karie
Ensemble, Understudy (Banzai & Ed)

Happy to be returning to The Lion King after performing in the Broadway and German companies. Other credits include Aida (Germany), Ain’t Misbehavin’ (UK), With A Song In My Heart (UK), Dancing in the Streets (West End), Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens (West End), and proud uncle to Kennedi (Tampa). After telling this story in 4 languages, in 3 foreign countries, Joel is thrilled to be performing on America’s national tour. 

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Samaree Lawson
Samaree Lawson
Ensemble

Began training at Dance Institute of Washington, in addition to Dance Theatre of Harlem, Kansas City Ballet and The Alvin Ailey School. Samaree has worked with Kevin Malone, Hope Boykin and Anthony Burrell. This is Samaree’s Broadway debut.

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Gabisile Manana
Gabisile Manana
Ensemble, Understudy (Rafiki)

Born in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, Gabisile has previously performed with The Lion King in Australia, Holland and Spain, and throughout the world with other international performing groups, including Africa Umoja, Stamping and Mother Africa.

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Justin Mensah
Justin Mensah
Swing, Understudy (Banzai)

A Native New Yorker who at an early age fell in love with the stage. To further develop his craft, he studied at Harlem School of the Arts and the Institute for American Musical Theatre.

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Sarita Amani Nash
Sarita Amani Nash
Ensemble, Understudy (Nala & Sarabi)

Overjoyed to join the Pridelands! Broadway: Harry Potter & the Cursed Child. Off-Bway: Gospel According to Heather. Endless gratitude to her loved ones for their support, her agents, ARC, & The Lion King family for the opportunity to be part of this incredible legacy. @saritaamani

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Nhlanhla Ndvolu
Nhlanhla Ndlovu
Ensemble, Understudy (Banzai)

A South African native, Nhlanhla has been singing since before he could talk and loves live music and performances. He is grateful to be back onstage and is excited to be traveling across the country with this show. He’s been with The Lion King for over half a decade now and has worked with the Broadway cast, North American tour and the Madrid cast in Spain. God is good all the time. Ayikho Inkomo Yobuthongo

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Aaron Nelson
Aaron Nelson
Swing, Fight Captain, Understudy (Scar, Simba & Mufasa)

Proud Chicagoan. BA in Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. Regional theater credits include columbinus 2.0 (ATC), RENT (ATC) and Dreamgirls (Theater 47). Television credits include “Chicago Fire” (NBC), “Unforgettable” (CBS) “The Breaks” (Vh1). Love to his wife, son, daughter, parents and family. Dedicates this performance to his uncle Dr. Larry E. Ross.

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Jeremy Noel
Jeremy Noel
Ensemble, Understudy (Simba)

Thrilled to be making his Broadway debut! He’s grateful to be back on the stage. Originally from Bucks County, PA. Past credits include: SKELETON CREW (Dez), SISTER ACT (TJ). Ithaca College, BFA MT ‘21. Insta: @Jeremynoel13

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Sicelo Ntshangase
Sicelo Ntshangase
Ensemble

Originally from Mpumalanga Delmas in South Africa, Sicelo formed a band with close family friends in 2012, performing at weddings and events. In 2016 he took part in DStv’s choir singing show “Clash of the Choirs” and in 2017 he joined The Lion King’s Madrid Production.

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Erick D. Patrick
Erick D. Patrick
Ensemble, Understudy (Simba)

Is grateful to be joining the PRIDELANDS!! Theatre credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (National Tour), Motown the Musical (National Tour), Songs For A New World (The Cape Playhouse) and Rent (Oregon Shakespeare Festival). TV: “Law & Order Organized Crime” and “FBI: Most Wanted.” Training: New York Conservatory For Dramatic Arts. IG: @erickdpatrick

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Sayiga Eugene Peabody
Sayiga Eugene Peabody
Ensemble

Raised in Stevensville, MI of Liberian descent. T.V.: Fosse/Verdon Series on FX. Tour: An American In Paris (1st National). Regional: Cats, Sister Act, and Evita (Marriott Lincolnshire). Thanks to Binder Casting. Here to Persevere!

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Yael Pineda-Hall
Yael Pineda-Hall
Swing, Understudy (Rafiki, Shenzi & Sarabi)

Disney’s The Lion King: Broadway, North American Tour, Singapore, London, Melbourne and Sydney (since 2003); A Christmas Carol (2013-14), Festival of The Lion King, HK (2007-08). Part of various Philippine Musical Theater Companies (2000-14) and Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company (1985-94). Grateful to be back on stage!

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Poseletso Sejosingoe
Poseletso Sejosingoe
Ensemble, Understudy (Rafiki, Nala & Sarabi)

Is a South African singer and actress. International theater credits: Disney’s The Lion King (West End), The Magic Flute, The Mysteries, Aesop’s Fables, A Christmas Carol. Television: “M-Net’s Idols” (Runner-Up), “Forced Love” (SABC1 mini-series). Poseletso has performed with international artists Michael Bolton, Josh Groban, Beyonce and Westlife. 

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Jennifer Theriot
Jennifer Theriot
Sarabi, Ensemble, Understudy (Nala & Shenzi)

Overjoyed to join this production. Attended: American Musical and Dramatic Academy NY. Regional credits: TarzanDreamgirls; Hairspray; Little Shop; International: Beauty and the Beast Tour and Disney cruise lines. “I thank my family and friends for their constant and overflowing prayers and support!!”

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Courtney Thomas
Courtney Thomas
Swing, Dance Captain, Understudy (Ed)

Incredibly humbled to be rejoining The Lion King National Tour. Born in Atlanta, Ga he began dancing at North Atlanta High School at 16 under the direction of Tracy Vogt and immediately fell in love with arts. He studied dance at AREA (Atlanta’s Resource for Entertainment and Arts) under the direction of Jai Jones and is humbled that The Lion King is his first professional work as a dancer. Insta:@cthomdance94

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Ben Toomer
Ben Toomer
Ensemble, Understudy (Mufasa)

Broadway: Girl from the North Country. TV: “Law & Order.” National Tour/Regional credits: Swept Away (Berkeley Rep—World Premiere), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (National Tour), Jubilee (Arena Stage). Thanks to his family, CGF and the creatives. BFA in Musical Theatre from Texas State University. @B_toomer

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Denzel Tsopnang
Denzel Tsopnang
Ensemble, Understudy (Mufasa)

Ecstatically joining the Pridelands! Select credits: Moulin Rouge! The Musical (1st National Tour), The Scottsboro Boys (MTI Pilot), Boys in the Band (Windy City Playhouse), “Utopia” (Amazon Prime). Thanks to Gray Talent and my amazing friends and family! @edensbee1

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Brinie Wallace
Brinie Wallace
Swing, Understudy (Shenzi & Sarabi)

Is so honored to join the legacy of the legendary The Lion King! BrinieWallace.com, PSU’12. Special thanks to: Roger Graziani, YoungArts Foundation, Avalon Artists Group, her family, the Volkman’s, the Tombros’, Jen Waldman, Dr. Beverly Patton and Kate Emerich. 

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Thom Christopher Warren
Thom Christopher Warren
Standby (Scar, Zazu, Timon, Pumbaa)

20 years with The Lion King on Broadway, tour and Shanghai. B’way: Once Upon a Mattress. Regional faves: La Cage… (Albin), Ragtime (Tateh), Pippin (Charles/Berthe), Next to Normal (Dan), Bruce Sussman and Barry Manilow’s Harmony; World Premiere (Harry), Peter and the Starcatcher (Stache), and Spring Awakening (Adult Men). www.thomchristopherwarren.com; Rep: FSE Talent. Love to Adam & Columbus family

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Jordan Nicole Willis
Jordan Nicole Willis
Ensemble

Native of Dallas, TX, Jordan Nicole Willis received her education from Booker T. Washington HSPVA and Point Park University. Since graduating she’s performed with The Black Iris Project, Houston Contemporary Dance Company, Open Dance Project and B.MOORE Dance.

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The Lion King Cast & Creative
Charles Underhill
Production Stage Manager

Broadway: Aladdin, Frozen, Moulin Rouge, School of RockSomething Rotten!, Rocky, Annie, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway, Billy Elliot the MusicalCat on A Hot Tin Roof (2008 Revival), Les Misérables (2006 Revival), The History BoysChitty Chitty Bang BangBombay DreamsThoroughly Modern MillieThe Wild PartyThe Scarlet Pimpernel (1.0, 2.0, 3.0). Off-Broadway: Elaine Stritch: At Liberty – The Public Theater. National tours: Frozen, Billy Elliot the MusicalCarousel. Other: Associate Production Supervisor – The Lion King (Worldwide) & Frozen (Tokyo, North American Tour), Jimmy Buffett’s Don’t Stop the Carnival – Nassau, Bahamas.

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The Lion King Cast & Creative
Michelle Scalpone
Stage Manager

Broadway: Love Life (Encores), Fish In The Dark, Matilda, Forever Tango, Chaplin. NYC: The Public Theater, Audible, The New Group, Red Bull, The Shed, Atlantic; TV: “Encore!” (Disney+), NBC’s “The Wiz Live.” Regional: Kennedy Center, Bucks County, Goodspeed, Williamstown, Old Globe. Education: University of Arizona & Juilliard. For Dad, Mom, & Julie.

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The Lion King Cast & Creative
Karen Parlato
Assistant Stage Manager

Broadway: The Phantom of the Opera. Off-Broadway: Silence! The Musical, The Fantasticks, Triassic Parq, Wanda’s World. Regional theatres including: Ogunquit Playhouse, Fulton Theatre, Crossroads Theatre Company. Love and thanks to Mom, Dad and Aunt Joan. Twitter: @HeadsetChatter

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The Lion King Cast & Creative
Bari James Bellard
Assistant Stage Manager

(He/Him). National Tours: Disney’s Aladdin, CATS, The Color Purple. Regional: … Death of Queens; Eclipsed; All The Way; A Doll’s House, Part 2; The Wolves (Southern Rep Theatre). BA, Loyola University New Orleans. Love to my family and friends! Live your dream!

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The Lion King Cast & Creative
Kristin Newhouse
Sub Stage Manager

Broadway and touring credits include: The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Kinky Boots, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. Various Corporate, TV and special events include directing “Gypsy of the Year” and “The Easter Bonnet Competition” for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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The Lion King Cast & Creative
Patrick Wetzel
Sub Stage Manager

Broadway: Ain’t Broadway Grand (debut)Annie Get Your GunThou Shalt NotThe ProducersThe Drowsy ChaperoneSpamalotAll About MeAladdinTuck EverlastingSomething RottenFrozen. Tours: The Prom (Barry Glickman), Billy Elliot (Mr. Braithwaite – Helen Hayes nomination), Cinderella, Joseph…Dreamcoat. Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company, Carnegie Hall. @patrickwetzelnyc

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