On the Couch with Rahel Romahn

Rahel-Romahn-AAR-On-the-CouchWho is Rahel Romahn?
I am a Kurdish genocide survivor who sought asylum in Australia and now want to work to be considered one of the most respected actors and film makers of his generation.

What would you do differently from what you do now?
I am lucky in that I already work in a Childrens hospital and my job is to make kids happy. So I would just continue doing that!

Who inspires you and why?
Al Pacino inspires me as he was an actor not many people believed in but he overcame those odds and became a respected and successful person

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
I would shift the focus onto the important issues facing the world today and prioritize what we should be trying to remedy and remedy them.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
My home as it is more relaxing than anywhere on earth.

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
Blue Mountains – it is beautiful place to hike and be welcomed to into Australia.

What are you currently reading?
Plays by Eugene O’Neill.

What are you currently listening to?
Country songs from the 1960s.

Happiness is?
A healthy family life, a positive outlook and being content with your hopes and aspirations and their current trajectory.

What does the future hold for you?
A fruitful international career as a successful actor and filmmaker.

Rahel has been appearing in the National Theatre of Parramatta’s production of James Elazzi’s Queen Fatima at the Riverside Theatres as part of the 2021 Sydney Festival. For more information, visit: www.sydneyfestival.org.au for details.

Image: Rahel Romahn (supplied)