Portrait of Ra Chapman

Ra Chapman

Ra is an actress, theatre maker and writer. She has recently been selected for the 2018 Cinespace/Film Victoria StoryLab Program, and was a member of the 2017 Besen Writers Group at Malthouse Theatre.

Ra was adopted from Busan, South Korea at age four and was reunited her birth father six years ago. The challenges of maintaining this relationship with her motherland and biological father have had a huge impact on Ra’s identity, and has fuelled her interest in the role identity and family plays in one’s sense of belonging.