Starwalkers Cast

Mamothepana Katleho Anthea Mallela (Kat) was born March 4, 1995 in Kempton Park, South Africa. Katleho began training as an actress since the age of 12, attended the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy when she completed high school, and then moved to Cape Town, South Africa to complete her Bachelor’s degree in Live Performance at The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance, which she completed in 2016. In 2017, she moved to Los Angeles to further her training at the New York Film Academy and is currently completing her Associates Degree in Acting for Film. Katleho has performed in the Last Chance as Mrs. Tadpole, Phantom as the Stepmother, Biography as Annette, and Tooth and Nail as Thandi and will be directing a play that is opening this September.

Jasmine Akbari was born August 6, 1991 in Blackpool, England. She lived in the UK until she was 10 when she migrated to Australia with her family. She was born to an Iranian father and a half Iranian mother. Passionate about theatre since her early youth, Jasmine has been writing plays and acting since she was a child and recently graduated with a BFA in acting. She lived in New York City for 5 years working in the theatre and lived in Kerala, India for a year working closely with Amrithavarshini, a charity group for people with osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease). She is an activist for equality and wants to use her art as her platform to combat ethical and societal oppression.

Janhavi Panwar is ‘India’s wonder girl’. At her current age of 14, Ms. Panwar is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts from Delhi University when most kids her age are studying in the 8th grade. Additionally, Janhavi is linguistically talented and speaks basic French, Japanese, English, Hindi and Haryanavi and has mastered eight foreign accents.

Nadia Ahmad is a single mother of 2 children from one of the most conservative areas of Pakistan. She has faced numerous challenges raising her children including her decision to quit a well-paid corporate job after 16 years to become a stay at home mom. Now, after recently divorcing and with no financial support from her ex-husband, she struggles to make ends meet as an Uber driver.

Jennifer Johnson Lee is a single mother of two working in retail, an aspiring astrologer, and a local activist in her hometown of Bloomington, Illinois USA. She devotes her time to writing, studying, and demonstrating the law of attraction. Jennifer is committed to empowering marginalized women through the teaching of self-mastery and visualization. She is walking the Camino to connect with the Divine Feminine and to raise awareness around the PTSD of rape and sexual assault on women and to give a voice to those survivors who were not believed.