The Little Mermaid - July 19 - July 28, 2019

Ross Summer Music Theatre

 Who's Who 

  • Cassidy Koontz head shot

    Cassidy Koontz

    as Ariel

    Cassidy is no stranger to the stage where she has performed in everything from Scrooge to Oklahoma to A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Some of her favorite roles include Christmas Past in Scrooge and a featured dancer in Spamalot and Meg in The Phantom of the Opera. Most recently, Cassidy appeared as a Silly Girl and Enchantress and as a Wife in RSMT's Joseph. This stage has been her second home.

  • Lucas Reinhart head shot

    Lucas Reinhart

    as Prince Eric

    Lucas is by no means a stranger to the stage. At only 4 years old he played the Footstool in Beauty and the Beast.  Since that time he has played roles in 88 different productions. Along with the role of Gavroche, Lucas’ favorite roles include Tiny Tim (Scrooge), Edgar (Ragtime) Oliver (Oliver), Colin (Secret Garden), Winthrop (The Music Man), Jack  (Into the Woods), Curtis (Sister Act), Jonas (Leap of Faith) and recently the title role in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Lucas just finished a successful run as Huey Calhoun in MEMPHIS.  Lucas is also very proud of winning Best of Show at The Indiana State Thespian Conference with his duet, "Devil takes the Hindmost" in 2017.  Lucas graduated 10th in his class and will attend Valparaiso University, majoring in Music and Theatre.

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    Jacob Reinhart

    King Triton

    Jacob is best known for his role of the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, Beast in 2017's Beauty and the Beast, and Frollo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.  He started his career at the age of 6 weeks when his mother walked him on stage in the chorus of The Music Man. When he was 18 months he played the younger brother of Billy in BIG the Musical. He went on to play Chip in Beauty and the Beast, Charlie in Oliver, Tommy in The Music Man and Jud in Oklahoma. He has also played the Baker in Into the Woods, and a brother in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for RSMT. Jacob is attending St. Mary of the Woods, majoring in Voice. At St. Mary's, he was cast as one of the leads in You're Perfect, I Love You Now Change,  Almost Maine, and Caleb in The Spitfire Grill, a member of the Woods Ensemble, and was awarded "Best Actor 2018 and 2019." Jacob is a recipient of the Jerauld J. Reinhart Scholarship.

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