Name: Hanna Cheek
Where were you born: Born and raised in NYC with a high school stint in LA
Siblings: One older sister
College: Sarah Lawrence College
First show you ever saw: Definitely wasn’t the first, but Bill Irwin in Fool Moon blew my little mind.
Nickname(s): Cheek, Nanner, Banana
What was your first Waterwell experience: Fuenteovejuna. They replaced me with a puppet.
Pet peeves: Overuse of the word “genius.”
Favorite play/musical: I can never choose…it’s ever changing.
Favorite New York spot: The Highline before it was open to the public.
What are you reading right now: Sea Of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
What is your philosophy of art: I think art should leave a person at least a little bit changed, a little more open, more present and inspired than they were before experiencing it, and make them hungry for more.
Where do you see yourself in ten years: Who knows! Master of my domain. And in awe that 10 years has past.
Give us one piece of advice: Now is all you’ve got so enjoy it!