Full Name: Yando Alexander Lopez-Giron
Where you were born/where you were raised? Miami, FL
Your role within the [title of show] family: JEFFIE
How would you describe your character? Efficient, quirky, smart and very loving.
If 5 words, how do you describe [title of show]? Creating great art with friends.
Favorite obscure musical referenced in [title of show]: Mary Stout and her hot dog cart incident.
Favorite musical: In the Heights
Favorite show tune: "I'm Alive" from Next to Normal
First musical you remember seeing: Miss Saigon
Go-to audition number: Billy Porter's version of "Beauty School Dropout"
Your personal idols: My parents and sisters.
Who would play you in the Broadway musical of your life? Lin-Manuel Miranda
Who would write the score? Lin-Manuel Miranda
Something you're REALLY bad at: Portion control
Current local show you have been recommending to friends: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Goodman.
Most played song on your iPod: "Pulses" by Karmin
Three things you can't live without: Family, friends, sleep
Check out Yando in [title of show] July 17 – August 16, 2015 at Rivendell Theatre [5779 N Ridge Ave. Chicago, IL 60660]. Thu–Sat @ 7:30 P.M. & Sun @ 2 P.M. No performance Thursday, July 23. Additional performance on Monday, July 20 at 7:30 P.M. $25 General Admission and $15 Industry with headshot/resume or other proof of industry status.
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