Rasha Mohamed is an Egyptian-American actress, writer, producer and voice over actress. She speaks English, Arabic and French and was born in Cairo, Egypt, wand was raised in California. As an adult, she returned to the Middle East to live in Egypt and Dubai, before returning to her home in California. She has witnessed the 2011 Egyptian Revolution and covered the events as a freelance journalist based in Cairo. Her global experience and her exposure to various cultures led to her conversion from the Corporate World, where she worked as a marketing and public relations professional, to the world of the arts.
She has starred in and written and produced award-winning short films. Her most recent film, was selected as a finalist and screened at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival American Pavilion. Rasha believes we each have a unique story that needs to be shared. Through her work in film and theater, she wishes to create compelling, authentic and dimensional stories that can help us break down barriers and cross cultural bridges.
Rasha holds a Master of Arts degree in Mass Communication and Journalism and has published studies on the images and portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in American media.
Her theater experience includes: Scenes from 71* Years by Hannah Khalil; The Motherfucker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis; Kiss by Guillermo Calderon and others.
Rasha’s risk-taking attitude and resilience compelled her to climb Half Dome Mountain in Yosemite, California to cure her acrophobia..and it worked.
Rasha loves to write, dance, hike, play tennis and make fun of herself.