Disney The Lion King KIDS (2016-2017)


Music & Lyrics by Elton John & Tim Rice
Additional Music & Lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, & Hans Zimmer
Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor




Performances


Four performances of The Lion King KIDS were held on August 5-7, 2016 in the Lambert High School Theater (805 Nichols Rd, Suwanee, GA).



Graphic Artwork: Dale Edmondson




2017 Junior Theater Festival - Outstanding Production!


The Petite Poppers cast of The Lion King KIDS won the "Outstanding Production" award at the annual Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, GA (January 13-15, 2017).


111 teams from multiple countries competed at the 2017 JTF (5,820 festival attendees)!


Congratulations to all of our award winners at JTF 2017!

Outstanding Production: Petite Poppers

All Star Cast: Seth Herron, Grace Dorminy

Final callbacks for Choreography DVD auditions: Holden Shanks, Kailey Souder

Broadway Jr Slam: Reece Moseley, Ashley Neff


Watch the team's adjudication performance




Performance for 5,820 Festival Attendees






Production Team and Crew


Director:Heidi Rider
Choreographer:Kaitlin Gentry
Music Director:Halli Rider, Heidi Rider
Stage Manager:Kaitlin Dunn
Assistant Stage Manager:Morgan Coolick
Artistic Directors:Carly Berg, Haden Rider
Set Design:Deangela Chastain
Technical Director:Jody Key
Costume Design:Kawanna Martin
Assistant Costume Design:Cat Peets
Head-Piece Design:Deangela Chastain
Sound Design:Eric Sturges
Lighting Design:Jody Key
Light Board/LED Lights:Jody Key, Grant Key
Spot Operator:Makenna Greene
Make-Up:Zollie Chastain
House Manager:Morgan Coolick
Marketing:Alana Greene, Makenna Greene, Dan Berg
Rehearsal Moms:Lauren Neese, Earline Sturges
Run Crew:Darian Payne, Tucker Buffington, Kenadi Adams, Ian Adams, Carina Shanks, Cat Peets, Paul Goebel, Carson Greene, Jack Greene, Caroline Dorminy, Reece Lamb, Cory Lamb
Costume Crew:Kawanna Martin, Allen Story, Earline Sturges, Kim Shanks, Rachel Krubeck, Angelica Krubeck, Cat Peets, Melissa Giles, Judy Towe, Lauren Neese, Stacy Neff, Stephanie Moseley, Wendy Tillirson, Jubilee Chastain, Suzanne Stiller, Kim Allen, Cheryl Martin, Makenna Greene, Staci Vinton, Lindsey Silvers, Renee Dickey, Karla Owens
Set Building Crew:Deangela Chastain, Miriam Chastain, Zollie Chastain, Asa Chastain, Jubilee Chastain, Pat Chastain, Roland Chastain, Pat Goebel, Carly Berg, Dan Berg, Stacy Neff, Craig Neff, Ashley Neff, Cat Peets, Haden Rider, Heidi Rider, Halli Rider, Morgan Coolick, Kari Souder, Caleb Giles











Cast of The Lion King KIDS


Simba:Asa Chastain
Nala:Kayna Adams
Rafiki:Njeri Jones
Scar:Annie Cobb
Timon:Grace Dorminy
Pumbaa:Seth Herron
Young Simba:Ian Johnson
Mufasa:Jake Turki
Zazu:Reece Moseley
Young Nala:Ashley Cook
Sarabi:Brenna McConnell
Shenzi:Ansley Allen
Banzai:Jack Goebel
Ed:Seth Martin
Featured Dancers:Kailey Souder, Tavien Goodson, ?
Rhinos:Balthazar Gradin, Ryan Chloe Kriser
Giraffes:Elizabeth Duetemeyer, Madison Sturges
Elephants:Roy Conway, Matthew Conway

Gazelles:

Maddie Greene, Kailey Souder, Sydney Holton, Fallon Croxton, Holly Tillirson

Lionesses:

Samantha Stiller, Caroline Neese, Fallon Keel, Karen Harris, Killian Shariett

Zebras:

Brianna Conway, Tavien Goodson, Avery Haddon, Griffin Holcomb, Hannah Stewart

Chimps:

Holden Shanks, Rylee Lamb, Elin Silvers, Caroline Bruner, Ashley Neff

Cheetahs:

Jubilee Chastain, Braydence Jones, Reagan Lamb, Phoebe Owens, Mackay Vinton






Special Thanks


A Special Thanks To: Todd and Becky Jordan, Acting Troupe of Lambert, and RMS Drama (Riverwatch Middle School) THANK YOU!!




Photo credits: Alana Greene

Disney The Lion King KIDS was presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials were also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
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