Om Raj is a Nepalese actor and writer. He was born in Middle Asia Nepal, grew up in Dhading
and Kathmandu, and came to the United States in his late teen. He is currently based in New
York City where he is pursuing a carrier in theatre, tv, and film. He is a proud first-generation
college graduate specialized in theatre from the Citi University of New York. His main artistic
concern is to bring diverse art and culture to the international audience from his diverse
background where he has learned English as his third language after Nepali and Hindi.
In June 2020, he appeared in his solo show called "1953: Race For The Summit" in a Frigid New
York Theatre Festival which was written, directed, and acted by himself. Recently in September
2020, he appeared as Toby in a play called ten ways to survive life in quarantine, AlfaNYC's
online Production, written by Don Zolidis and directed by Alice Camarota.
His work has been seen on theatre for a new city on his one-man solo show, Off-Off-Broadway
at AlfaNYC theatre including Lysistrata and A Private Christmas Carol. While studying BA in
theatre at the City University of New York, He has performed in many productions at Marian
Anderson Theater and BMCC Tribeca Performing Center including King Lear, Loophole, House Of
Spirits, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Our Lady of 121 Street.
Before coming to the US, Om Raj has performed in the International theatre festival Calcutta
India, his home country's theatre Nepal, where he started his professional acting carrier with a
production of A Night With Mao.
His one-man solo show has been selected For the New York summer theatre festival 2021. He
wants to use his pioneering spirits and his love for the arts towards underserved children and
diverse artists by opening a performing art school in his home country in the future, where he
strongly feels the lack of representation in the global platform.