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Tirso Garcia Plata
Tirso Garcia Plata
Tirso was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. Today he calls Puerto Vallarta his home. Tirso works in technical theater and loves to play rugby. Tirso lover everything about live entertainment and he is finally going to satisfy his curiosity about drag, however he’s not looking forward to the shaving, high heels and make-up required to become a drag diva.
Please join us in welcoming Tirso to the WAD2021 family!
Tirso is sponsored by Dr Randy Prust and Nacho Daddy.
Ryan was born in Lafayette, Indiana and grew up in Linden, Indiana. Today he and his wife Rocio call Puerto Vallarta their home. Ryan is a salesperson for organic and biological products for plants, soil and insect control. Ryan enjoys scuba diving, electric scooter rides, friends, and cooking.
Ryan has two children 12 and 10 years old.
He is looking forward to having hair as a drag diva but not looking forward to the high heels.
Please join us in welcoming Ryan to the WAD2021 family!
Ryan is sponsored by Texas Embassy Blues Band.
Todd is originally from Seattle and Everett, Washington. Today he and his wife Kathleen call Puerto Vallarta their home. Todd has two children and he and his wife are the owners of Lix Ice Cream in Puerto Vallarta. You can visit their website here: https://www.lix-pv.com/
Todd’s favorite hobby is travel. He heard about WAD from Freda Thompson and is looking forward to shocking his friends but not looking forward to shaving his legs.
Todd is sponsored by Joe Tafoya and Francine Moore. Gracias Joe and Francine.
Let’s all welcome Todd to the WAD2021 family!
John is originally from Portland, Maine and grew up in Damariscotta, Maine. Today John and his wife Charlotte call Puerto Vallarta their home.John works in the short term rental industry here in Puerto Vallarta. When he’s not working he enjoys travel and learning new languages. John has no children and one very spoiled dog. John credits his participation in WAD2021 to a desire to help the families of Casa Esperanza, peer-pressure and tequila.
Please join us in welcoming John to the WAD2021 family!
John is sponsored by Barcito PV.
contestant Carl Sidoti.
Carl is originally from Ohio, grew up in Boston and now calls Puerto Vallarta his home.
Carl works remotely in customer service and enjoys hiking. Carl has a daughter named Frankie Danger Sidoti. As he explains it, “I named his daughter ‘Danger’ so that she could rebuff anyone who tried to tell her she couldn’t do something because it was too dangerous by replying, “Please, my middle name is Danger.”
Carl looks at his participation in WAD2021 as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to not fall down in heels in front of an audience. Please welcome Carl to the WAD2021 family.
Carl is sponsored by Elengorn Realtors.
Billy is originally from Chicago, IL where he also grew up. He and his wife Lisa now call Puerto Vallarta their home.
Billy is a restauranteur and enjoys playing basketball. Billy is looking forward to his performance in WAD2021 to support the fight against domestic violence. He is not looking forward to dancing in high heels but says he hopes to get better at it…”does this mean he’s done it before?” Please welcome Billy to the What A Drag family.
Billy is sponsored by Remax Sites Marina and Destiny.
Contestant Phil Cohen!
Phil is originally from Chicago, IL, lived in Scottsdale AZ and attended the University of Arizona in Tucson. Today Phil and his wife Jacqueline call Puerto Vallarta their home.
All together Phil and Jacqueline have four adult children, three sons and one daughter.
Phil is sponsored by Keller Williams Luxery Property.
Phil has had a varied career as a Native American Art dealer and gallery owner, a plates instructor and studio owner and now as a realtor in Puerto Vallarta. Phil loves to hike and at one time was a semi-professional racquetball player. Today Phil is an agent with Coldwell Banker La Costa Real Estate.
In what Phil calls “a temporary fit of insanity” he agreed to be a contestant in What A Drag. He is looking forward to overcoming his own barriers and pushing himself while at the same time helping a great organization as Casa Esperanza.