Who is Rhonda Burchmore?
Rhonda also known affectionately as Ruda is a compassionate, intelligent, gutsy chanteuse who loves people, animals, fishing and things of beauty whether they be landscape, flowers, clouds or gowns, shoes or jewellery.
What would you do differently to what you do now?
Learn to me more confident driving and less scared of heights.
Who inspires you and why?
The survivors of the entertainment industry – the powerful women that are on top of their game and remain there – Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Beyoncé, Kylie Minogue, Angela Lansbury, Liza Minnelli, Shirley Bassey etc.
What would you do to make a difference in the world?
I would try to make sure more young women in the world are given opportunities to be well educated.
Favourite holiday destination and why?
The Seychelles – stunning untouched incredible beaches and wildlife.
When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
The Royal Botanical Gardens – they are beautifully curated plus it’s a magnificent way to spend the day picnicking by the lake with the swans, strolling through the glorious exhibits of Australian and international flora.
What are you currently reading?
Women Who Love psychopaths by Brown & Young.
What are you currently listening to?
My new puppy Bon Bon exploring and seeing things and hearing new sounds for the first time – priceless!
What does the future hold for you?
MANY new projects including a new show with my bestie, Lara Mulcahy, called Partners in Crime – celebrating famous duos and a new sitcom for Channel 7 (watch this space).
Rhonda stars with Lara Mulcahy in ABBA-solutely Fabulous as part of Arts Centre Melbourne’s Morning Melodies series at Hamer Hall on Monday 24 June 2019. For more information, visit: www.artscentremelbourne.com.au for details.
Image: Rhonda Burchmore (supplied)