Yamila Chiappe (’17)

Name: Yamila Chiappe

Age: 23

Major: Production and Design for Theatre, Film, and Television with a focus in Scenic Design

Year: Junior

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina

What would you like to do with your major?: "I want to gain enough experience so that I can go back to my country and make a difference."

Who do you look up to?: "My mom."

What is your biggest adjustment, being from Argentina and moving to New York?: "I am not used to the food here."

Celebrity crushes?: "Kit Harrington (When he plays Jon Snow), William Moseley, Nick Jonas (Curly haired version)."

Fun Fact?: "I can tie a cherry stem in a knot with my tongue and I hate calling “cereal” cereal. I call it Poconos."

What is your favorite food in the USA?: "In the US, I love Hibachi, and chicken nuggets with pasta."

 Favorite activity in NYC?: "Picnic in Central Park.  (Hint hint future boyfriend)"

Favorite stores to go to in NYC?: "Blick, Michaels, Container Store, Target and Staples."

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?: "EVERYWHERE!!!"

Favorite TV Show?: "Friends!"

Siblings?: "I have a younger sister."

Favorite musicians? "Robbie Williams (British musician), Adele, Queen, Umphry’s McGee, Calle 13, Shakira, Gloria Estefan, Piazzola, etc."