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Rahima... Meet The Arts VA Team

Updated: Mar 5, 2023

It’s been a while since we introduced you to another member of The Arts VA team, so this week’s blog is all about our VA, Rahima.

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What was your first job?

I worked in Burger King. It was nothing exciting, but it was located in the West End, so it was easy to get to theatreland!

What job did you want to do when you were younger?

I wanted to be a singer/actor when I was a child.

When did you know you wanted to work in the arts?

When I was 11 and it was the first day of drama class in secondary school. I remember playing a little old lady and just felt like I found my home!

What was the first production you went to see at the theatre?

I went to see Cats the Musical.

What’s your favourite theatre memory?

It was when I went to watch Idina Menzel as Elphaba in Wicked. She was incredible.

What do you like the most about being a VA?

I love helping my clients have a more organised system – it always feels like such a relief!

What do you like to do on a weekend?

I enjoy going hiking and playing tennis, but I also like going for brunch and a cheeky mimosa!

The Art's VA's Rahima

Guilty pleasures?

Scrolling through Insta and finding new simple recipes I can easily do.

Favourite food?


Pret order?

Cheese and Mozzarella Croissant.

Coffee or tea?


Les Mis or Phantom?

Les Mis.

Favourite drink?

Red wine.

Favourite holiday destination?


Best way to relax?

Having an Epsom salt bath with a mud mask.


Singing, dancing, drawing, walking.

Three words that describe you?

Friendly, eccentric, loyal.

Last supper?

Gyoza and Poke Bowl.

Dinner party guests?

Vishan Lakhiani, Tim Ferris, Tony Robbins and Louise Hay.

Favourite show?



The Arts News

  • Stars of the stage and screen gathered this week to perform a concert to honour the life of Stephen Sondheim. Leading Sondheim: Old Friends were stars including Michael Ball, Helena Bonham Carter, Rob Brydon, Petula Clark, Rosalie Craig, Janie Dee, and Judi Dench. The event helped raise funds for the Stephen Sondheim Foundation.

  • On the red carpet for the Met Gala 2022, Lin-Manuel Miranda announced that he will collaborate with Andrew Lloyd Webber on a new project this summer. Keep an eye out for more details.

Get in touch!

If you have any questions about Rahima or about The Arts VA, you can contact Charlie here. You can also read more about the team in these blogs:


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