Walter Russell III

Walter is an 12 year-old Harlem NY native who performed across the US and Canada for 18 months with the national tour cast of Disney’s The Lion King and made his Broadway debut in 2020 before the COVID19 shutdown. Last year, he appeared on ABC’s Disney Family Singalong vol. 2 alongside Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, and Donald Glover. He also was a featured dancer in Sufjan Stevens latest video, SUGAR. Walter trains with the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA), performs with the National Dance Institute and competes with P.U.S.H dance company. He is the host of The #PAWcast, a livestream show featuring past and present cubs of The Lion King. Other credits include Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” and Sia’s video “Enough!” Walter is represented by CESD and Terrific Talent.