Name: Katalina Dawson
Location: Chicago, IL
Turn Off: My biggest turn off, and something I honestly judge people on, is hygiene. I cannot stand if someone smells or looks like they haven’t showered in days!
Turn On: I love guys with long hair… Sorry, though! I’m taken! And his hair reaches to his waist!!
Favorite Bands: I hate to break it to you… but I am one of those girls that LOVE’S Taylor Swift! Aside from her though, I love to support my boyfriend’s various metal bands and his friends from the European group: Epica. But my favorite genre of music is honestly film scores. I absolutely adore composers like Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, Harry Gregson-Williams, Klaus Badlet, Patrick Doyle, Nicolas Hooper, and, of course, John Williams!!
Favorite TV Shows: I love lighthearted television like Family Guy, The Middle, and Psych!
Favorite Movies: As an actress, this is always a hard category to narrow down!! To list a few: Clue (the 1985 film), all Harry Potter movies (I’m a huge Harry Potter fan!), Memoirs of a Geisha, Mad Max: Fury Road, Inception, Now You See Me, and The Princess Bride.
Favorite Food/Drink: I am a popcorn addict! I love making it fresh off the stove and I typically only garnish my popcorn with a small sprinkling of sea salt. I honestly have to limit my intake because I will make myself sick on popcorn. As for drinks… I’m a wino! I don’t get drunk, and I honestly hate the feeling of being drunk, rather, I love the taste of wine and pairing their fantastic myriad of flavors with different dishes. Typically my favorite to indulge in is Merlot. (It pairs very well with popcorn!)
Locations I have Traveled to: In 7th grade I was lucky enough to travel all around Europe through a government program known as People to People: Student Ambassador Program. I got to visit a lot of amazing countries including Germany, France, Belgium, England, and Switzerland. Besides that, I’ve been to our neighbors Mexico and Canada. All in all, I love to travel! My boyfriend and I have made it a goal in our lives to explore the world! The top of my travel list right now is Japan. For years I’ve dreamed of having tea in one of their beautiful Japanese gardens and I’m determined to make that a reality!
Short Term Goals: Graduate from the Honors Program at DePaul University (I’m currently a senior!)
Long Term Goals: Be cast in a feature film within the next three years. Find steady modeling work out of college. Publish one of my novels within the next three years. Write and perform a new stand-up comedy routine within two years. Move somewhere I’ve never lived before!
One Bad Ass Personal Fact: I am actually a novice magician. I specialize in tricks involving psychic performance and escape artistry.