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Nassim Soleimanpour

Nassim Soleimanpour

What do you consider to be your best asset?
Apparently I know how to analyze.

What was your proudest moment?
Whenever I write “The End” on the final page of a new play.

What is your favorite drink?

What is your favorite food?
Whatever my wife and I cook together in our own kitchen. Unfortunately that does not happen very often since we’re mainly on tour.

What is your favorite condiment?
Persian cumin.

What is your current obsession?
My fountain pen.

If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
Rice and bread!

What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
To own a piece of land somewhere nice and make a theatre residency for artists and friends. Good news is that you wouldn’t even have to hang out with me there. I might keep myself busy with the dogs whenever I’m there.

What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
You sound like my mother now!

What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?

What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
Missing my daily exercise.

What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
The art of talking!

What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Eating meat.

What in the world most thrills you?
My wife’s smile.

What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
Carnivore diet.

What was the single most embarrassing moment you’ve ever experienced on the job?
I often get lost in theatres.

What is your favorite place in the world?
Berlin. My home.

What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
To be kind but profound.

Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?

What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
I’ve always been more interested in tomorrow.

What is your personal motto?
Do I need one?