Michael Smith (Lion, Bird Trio), age 12, is extremely proud to be joining the cast of Disney's The Lion King JR.! Michael's prior credits include JoJo in Seussical, Linus in You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, and Crutchie in Newsies The Musical. Michael would like to thank his mom, dad, and sister for all their support. He would also like to thank all his friends at BTAA for the magical memories! Hakuna Matata!