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Diana Coolen

Diana Coolen has been involved as a teacher and actress since the beginning of Theater Babel Rotterdam as rotterdamscentrumvoortheater in 1988. Together with Paul Röttger, she organized the first auditions for the theatre school. She performed in almost every production by rcth and Theater Babel Rotterdam since 1992 to present.


What’s your name?
Diana Coolen


Where were you born?



What’s your profession?

Actress, teacher, coach.


Since when?

Since 40 years ago.


What do you like most about your profession?

The challenge.


What’s your hobby?

Riding my bike.


What quality do you value in a person?



Who do you admire?

My mother.


What’s your most prominent characteristic?



What do you want to tell the world?

Be yourself.


What do you want to learn?

As much as possible.


What do you like about your appearance?

The combination.


For what can we wake you up at night?

French cheese and red port.


What’s your most precious possession?

My memories.


What’s your most beautiful memory?

The weather in Scotland.


What’s your saddest memory?

Something that happened to me a few weeks ago.


When were you happiest?

I think happiness is relative.


When was the last time you cried?

A few weeks ago.


Who would you like to have dinner with?
My grandmother.