Melinda Prom

New York, New York, United States

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  • Owner of Children's Parties NYC, Theater Director and Mar...
  • BA from Carleton College, MN, also American Academy of Dr...
  • From Wabasha, Minnesota
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About Me


"The same thing we do every night, Pinky—try to take over the world!"


I do fantastic, artistic face painting for adults and kids, direct theater and also do some marketing for theater and dance performance companies. I love to meet new people and learn about other cultures, and just have amazing experiences in general. I'm easy-going, open-minded and potty-trained too!

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Live and let live I suppose. Reach for something higher and nobler, question everything, search for meaning everywhere, have fun while doing it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have so far hosted two not partial to Germany, thinking perhaps Germany is partial to me! Also hosted from Turkey and attended some meet-up groups.


Enjoyed an amazing couple of weeks with Neslihan Ozdemir in Turkey in 2010, who since then has couchsurfed here in NY on my couch for one month, and then became a permanent roommate for over a year. She is now one of my very closest friends.


Have lately taken an interest in being outside and finding natural beauty in the city....going for runs and walks, swimming and theater, hanging out with friends and having a few drinks, museums and architectural sites, eating really great food, reading, Dancing, annoying my siblings,
cooking, worrying my mother, yoga and traveling, not necessarily in that order.

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES: "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", directed by Ang Lee, "Hero, " and "House of Hidden Daggers" by Zhang Yimou "Mulholland Drive" by David Lynch, "El Laberinto del Fauno" by Guillermo del Toro, "Lord of the Rings" by Peter Jackson, and last but not least, "the Princess Bride" by Rob Reiner

Favorite Books:"La Casa de los Espiritus" by Isabel Allende, "the Prophet" by Kahlil Gibran, Rumi, "the Gift" by Hafiz, "The Late Homecomer" by kao Kalia Yang, "Long Days Journey into Night" by Eugene O'Neill, "Nuts" by Tom Topor, "Selected Poems" by Margaret Atwood

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I leapt over Tiger Leaping Gorge in China...not really, more like just tumbled down it...but it was gorgeous!

Teach, Learn, Share

Theater, the intricacies of the english language, open mic nights and performance art groups, live music in all it's forms, cooking or just having a food fight.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Chile, Dominican Republic, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Ireland, Spain, United States

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