The Lion King Jr - August 05 - August 06, 2022

Surgoinsville Middle School

 Who's Who 

  • Belle Fritts head shot

    Belle Fritts

    as Rafiki

    Belle is a 10th grade musical theater veteran at SMS and VHS.  Past roles include at SMS: Ariel The Little Mermaid Jr, Wendy Peter Pan Jr, Rusty Footloose, Anna Frozen Jr, the Witch Into the Woods Jr, at VHS: Jr, Moana Moana Jr, at Barter Youth Jr Troupe: Flounder The Little Mermaid Jr, at camp NPAC: Young Anna Frozen Jr, Mrs. Darling Peter Pan Jr

  • Jonathan Smith head shot

    Jonathan Smith

    as Mufasa

    Jonathan is a senior veteran performer at VHS.  He is also a member of the VHS marching, concert, and jazz bands.  Previous roles include Hans Ice Queen: A Frozen Musical, Maui Moana Jr.  Jonathan has also performed in The Nutcracker Ballet in Kingsport for several years.  Jonathan is SGA President at VHS.

  • Lexi Hilton head shot

    Lexi Hilton

    as Sarabi

    Lexi is a musical theater veteran at SMS and VHS.  She has a background in cheer and is a member of the VHS volleyball team.  Past roles at SMS include Scuttle in The Little Mermaid, Mrs. Darling in Peter Pan Jr, Urleen in Footloose, Elsa in Frozen Jr, Cinderella in Into the Woods Jr, Ensemble in Matilda Jr, and at VHS: Hei Hei in Moana Jr.

  • Rhyann James head shot

    Rhyann James

    as Zazu

    Rhyann is a Junior choir, theater, & track veteran at VHS. She is excited to return to the stage as Zazu! Previous roles include Tin Man The Wizard of Oz at Jonesboro Repertory Theater, also roles in Moana jr, Beauty and the Beast jr, Frozen jr, School House Rock, and Anne of Green Gables. Rhyann is also an all star cheerleader at Top Gun Academy.

  • Jackson Fritts head shot

    Jackson Fritts

    as Scar

    Jackson is an 8th grade student at SMS.  He is also a member of the SMS track team. His previous roles at SMS include Mr. Wormwood Matilda Jr., Narrator Into the Woods Jr, Olaf Frozen Jr, Racoon Twin Peter Pan Jr, as well as Ensemble Footloose and The Little Mermaid, Bert Mary Poppins Jr.  

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