TCU 360: From Horned Frog to Broadway spark


Sophie Lee Morris in TCU’s production of “The Fantasticks.” Photo courtesy of Sophie Lee Morris.

Sophie Lee Morris wasn’t always dead set on becoming a performer.

Born and raised in Mansfield, she was an avid soccer player growing up. With her siblings and dad playing alongside her, she was determined to succeed at the sport in elementary school.

Right before her middle school years, however, she quit the sport because of a newly-found interest in choir, which led her to start acting and dancing before high school.

Most musical theater kids start acting, singing and dancing at a much younger age. For Morris, her interest in performing was a total mystery.

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