Shelvy Lourdes Paredes

Donna Smeldra/Josephine Bonaparte
"A Free Man of Color"

Miami, Fla., native Shelvy Lourdes Paredes-Parrales is a senior Acting major at the University of the Arts. She is stoked to be making her debut on the UArts stage. Other performing credits include "For Colored Girls…" (Lady in Green), "Aida" (Ensemble), "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Snug) and "Once on This Island" (Storyteller). She is currently a teaching assistant and tutor in freshman voice and speech for actors at the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts.