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Yara Swaab

Yara has been working for Babel since 2019 and is responsible for the financial administration.




What’s your name?

Yara Swaab


Where were you born?

In Haarlem, and I live in Rotterdam since 2011.


What’s your profession?

At Theater Babel I am the financial and administrative assistant.


Since when?

January 2019.


What do you like most about your profession?

It’s a new challenge.


What is your hobby?

Traveling, having a nice dinner, going to the movies, dance and theater.


Which property to a person is important for you?

Having empathic capacities.


Who do you admire?

I don’t admire 1 specific person. I think I admire people who have a certain passion or a dream and completely go for it.


What’s your most prominent characteristic?

I think I am pretty curious.


What do you want to learn?

Oh, there’s so much I want to learn. Something that’s on top of my list, is learn to speak Spanish fluently.


What do you like most about your appearance?

My eyes.


For what can we wake you up?

Good food.


What’s your most precious possession?

I have a lot of shoes, mainly sneakers.


When are you happiest?

I guess when I’m traveling, the freedom, the other cultures, the relaxation.


Why did you cry, the last time you cried?

I can cry really easily with a good film or tv show, I guess that must have been the reason why I cried last time.


Who would you like to have dinner with?

Tricky question. I think I’m going to chose someone who I haven’t met in real life yet. Marilyn Monroe, I’ve always been a fan of her and I’m curious how she is as a person.