Piper Rockelle: The 411


This Winter break we had the delight of chatting with Piper Rockelle, star of Mani, about her life as an actress and dancer. Scroll for the full 411!

Let’s start with something simple. What’s your middle name? 

Rockelle is actually my middle name and my last name is Smith.

What was your favorite season of Mani to shoot and why?

My favorite was 2 because of all the drama!

What do you love about being on set? 

I love working and hanging out with my friends and learning about filming begin the scenes.

What do you hate about being on set?

Long days sometimes!

Who is a figure from history that you admire/look up to?


If you could be another character on a brat show who would it be and why?

I would totally play Goth Girl!

Where do you see yourself in ten years?

On tour for my new album.

What is your very favorite thing to do when you’re not on set or working? 

I like filming YouTube videos and dancing.

If you could live anywhere the world where would it be and why?

Hawaii because it looks amazing!

Favorite show currently?


What is your favorite youtube video that you’ve posted?

I wore long acrylic nails for twenty-four hours—it was a challenge! You can watch it here:

If you could be someone else for a day who would it be and why?

My dog Frank because he sleeps a lot.

One thing you couldn’t live without?


Favorite ice cream flavor?

Mint chocolate chip.

Favorite ride at disneyland?

Pirates of the Caribbean.

Before we wrap up, can you tell us one last fun fact? 

I have 17 cats... meow.