Manuel Torres III
Learn more about the cast who brings the pups to life on stage!
Manuel Torres III (Tracker/Chorus) is stoked to be making his tour debut in PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure”! Previous credits include Little Shop Of Horrors (Seymour Krelborn), Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Adrian/Swing), and The Drowsy Chaperone (Gangster 1) where he received the Best Supporting Actor award from the national Kennedy Center for the Arts. Manuel would like to thank his family and friends for their never ending support to following his dreams. www.ManuelTorresIII.com
Zachary Waters (Pirate/Understudy) is thrilled to be sailing the seas with the Paw Patrol Live! He is originally from Calhoun, GA and has been performing since he was five years old. Select credits include: Paw Patrol Live!” Race to the Rescue” (Chicken Cheerleader/Understudy), WOW: World of Wonder (Holiday World), Lights Out! (Holiday World), The Happy Elf (Curtis), The Addams Family (Uncle Fester), and White Christmas (Mike Nolte). He is a proud BFA graduate of Belmont University Class of ’16. Many thanks to his family, teachers, and friends for their constant support. www.zacharywaters.com
Female Pirate, Understudy
Réanna Morris (Female Pirate/Understudy) is so excited to be joining the VSTAR family with “PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure!” She is originally from the Bay Area, where she lived and performed until graduating from University of California, Irvine in 2014 with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre (with honors) and a B.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior (cum laude). Since moving to NYC, Réanna has been seen touring the United States and Canada with FOX, S2BN Entertainment, RWS & Associates, and Mills Entertainment. Favorite credits include Alvin and the Chipmunks: Live on Stage! (Swing/Dance Captain), Spring Awakening (Martha), Oklahoma! (Ado Annie), and Cabaret (Helga).
Ty Rood is a new transplant to the NYC theatre scene, but recently made his Off-Broadway debut at The Triad Theater starring in A Bit Too Much About Me. He has previously performed with various Chicago theatre companies including Emerald City Theatre, Theo Ubique, The Public House, Underscore Theater, and starred in the long-running show We Gotta Bingo with Chicago Theater Works. He has also worked with regional theatres including The Public Theatre of Maine, Red Barn Summer Theatre, and Frost Fire Summer Theater. Ty is excited to be touring with PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” as Cap’n Turbot! All my love to BooBoo and the fam. www.tyrood.com // Insta: @tyrood
Jewell Noel is excited to be making her first national tour debut! She is originally from Brooklyn, New York and has been performing for 12 years. Jewell has received her training in Musical theater at Marymount Manhattan College. Her favorite credits include The Drowsy Chaperone (Trix the Aviatrix), The Boys from Syracuse (Merchant of Ephesus), Hello, Dolly! (Irene Molloy) and The Wiz! (Dorothy). Jewell would like to thank her friends and family for their constant love and support.
Brandon Delsid (Chase) is thrilled to be joining PAW Patrol Live! and to work with VStar Entertainment! Originally from Fresno, CA he has been living and training in LA, and working as an entertainer. Select Credits include Lumiere (Beauty and the Beast), Pinocchio (Shrek The Musical), Prince Herbert (Spamalot), and Terk (Tarzan). For Mom, Dad, Honey and Brittany. Visit Brandondelsid.com!
Caileigh Idell (Rocky/Chorus) is making her national tour debut! Caileigh just graduated from DeSales University in May where she received her BA in Musical Theatre. She has also worked with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival on their productions of West Side Story (Swing) and Evita (Ensemble). She would like to thank her family and friends for their unconditional love and support.
Zakiya Baptiste (Mayor Goodway) was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. PAW Patrol Live! will be her first national tour and she is truly excited to be a part of the cast. She is a recent graduate of AMDA College and Conservatory and has recently performed in the finale chorus with Liz Callaway in Lincoln Center’s Spring Gala and Let’s Broadway: All Star Cabaret. Previous roles include Annie in Annie Get Your Gun, Connie in A Chorus Line and Madame Thenardier in Les Mis.
Kelsey Krull (Skye) is thrilled to be on the premiere cast of PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure.” This is Kelsey’s fourth tour with VStar Entertainment and she has been grateful for the opportunity to bring theatre to children across the United States. Previous tour credits include Sesame Street Live! Elmo Makes Music (Jenny) and Sesame Street Live! Let’s Dance! (Riley). Some of Kelsey’s favorite performances include South Pacific at the Boothbay Playhouse, Madame Butterfly at Port Opera, and The American Clock at NYU. Kelsey is a proud graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts where she enjoyed performing with her a cappella group and riding her bike along the Hudson River.
Jordan Elman (Rubble) is originally from West Orange, NJ and has been performing since he was a wee child. Most recently, he appeared in the national tour of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! (Prince Wednesday) with PBS and Mills Entertainment. Select regional credits include: Spamalot (Patsy), Ulysses in Nighttown (Leopold Bloom), and Doppelskope’s Grimm! and Growl!. He earned a B.A with a double major in Theatre and Psychology at Muhlenberg College and studied physical theatre at the Accademia dell’arte in Arezzo, Italy. Jordan is a guitarist for Yellow Sneaker Puppets in Brooklyn, NY, and an alumnus of French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts. He would like to thank his parents and little brother Eli for all of their support and love. Special shout-out to his little dog “Mitzvah” who gave him the inspiration he needed to perform this role! www.jordanelman.com
Marshall, Ryder Understudy
Ricky Marchese (Marshall/ Ryder Understudy) is originally from Rochester, New York, and has his BFA in Music Theatre from the University at Buffalo. He was recently seen in the National Tour of Berenstain Bears LIVE!. Other past credits include Pippin (Pippin), A Comedy of Tenors (Carlo), A Funny Thing Happened… (Hero), and performing as a cabaret singer at the Carousel Music Theater.
Tony Ardolino (Ryder) is a proud Jersey Boy who is so excited to be touring with PAW Patrol Live! He is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles and has been seen on TV, Film, and countless commercials.
Some theatre credits include: Into the Woods (Jack), Sweeney Todd (Tobias), Pinkalicious (Peter), Dora the Explorer Live (Diego), Tony and Tina’s Wedding (Johny), Sesame Street Saves Christmas (Elfin), Tarzan (Snipes/Ensemble), and Disney’s Aladdin (Aladdin).
He recently just arrived home from a 2 year contract with Universal Studios Singapore where he got to perform and travel all over Asia.
Last but not least, Tony would like to thank his family for all their love and support.
Instagram: @tony.cannoli. Website: www.tonyardolino.com
Matt Lamb (Mayor Humdinger) returns for his second season in this role. He has performing experience up and down the east coast, in shows such as The Little Mermaid at Imagination Stage, Young Washington, Arriba, Arriba and Steel with the Pittsburgh CLO. He has also performed in Stop Kiss at Off the Wall Theatre/Carnegie Stage, Young Frankenstein, Rent, and Groucho Marx: A Musical Revue at the Gilbert Theatre; Monty Python and the Holy Grail at the Cape Fear Regional Theatre and Hairspray at Temple Theatre.