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Meet Emily Wells’13, who aspires to an unlimited vocabulary

March 26, 2012

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Name: Emily Wells’13
Theatre (performance), education studies.
Anaheim, Calif.
You may have seen me:
Participating in theatre and dance shows.
What are a few of your favorite things?
Cats, Corgis, mint choco-chip ice cream, and great films.
What’s on your desert island jukebox?
Talking Heads, Black Keys, Charlie Parker, Artie Shaw, Les Miserable Soundtrack, The Sound of Music Soundtrack, Bach, La Traviata, and some Disney tunes for good measure.
Favorite meal? Carne asada burrito with plenty of Tabasco. Nothing beats it.
Any advice?
You can't run away forever. But there's nothing wrong with getting a good head start.
What do you do in your free time?
Watch A LOT of films, read plays, write, walk.
If you could be reincarnated, what person/thing would you like to be?
It's a tie between Patti LuPone and a sloth. Tough choice.
Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests?
Groucho Marx, Gene Kelly, and Robert Downey Jr.
What gets you up in the morning?
The thought of what I could accomplish in the coming day.
Which talent would you most like to have?
An unlimited vocabulary.
Beatles or Stones?
BEATLES. "Please Please Me" was my childhood album.
What’s your favorite hidden gem here in the area?
Hospital Hill. It's absolutely ideal for sledding.
What’s the number one thing on your bucket list?
Film school. It's been a lifelong dream.
If you were auditioning for American Idol, what song would you sing?
"Alone" by Heart. Nothing like an ’80s power ballad.

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