The Lion King Breaks Down a Performer’s Athleticism by the Numbers

first_img View Comments from $75.00 Related Shows India Boldscenter_img The Lion King Nine characters, 14 costume changes, 2.7 miles traveled—and that’s only during one performance of The Lion King. Imagine doing that eight times a week! Lion King ensemble member India Bolds recently teamed up with ESPN’s Sport Science for a look behind the scenes at the amount of athleticism and stamina required to perform in the Tony-winning tuner. During a single performance, Bolds was hooked up to a bioharness, which pulled impressive stats, including the fact that her average heart rate peaks at 192 beats per minute and that she travels farther throughout the show than NBA MVP Stephen Curry does in a single game. Check out the impressive breakdown below!last_img

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