Yahm Steinberg (they/she) is a recent award winner and graduate of USC’s School of Dramatic Arts. A multi-hyphenate artist, Yahm is an actor, singer-songwriter, photographer, director, dancer, and visual artist. Yahm imbues the art she creates with her Queer, Jewish, and Israeli-American identities. Most recently, they performed in The Braid's newest show "Remembrance of Things Present." As the direct descendant of a Holocaust survivor, Yahm is honored to be joining Survivors in bringing to life meaningful Jewish stories and educating future generations so that we may never forget.
Almanya Narula, is an award winning Indian-Thai, actor, writer, & fight choreographer. She started her career in the entertainment industry at a young age where she was a child actor in various Bollywood media. Previously, she was involved with the Chicago theatre industry collaborating on several award winning productions and theatre companies. In 2019, she became the first woman of color to be nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award in Fight Choreography. She holds a B.A. in Theater & Advanced Management (double majors) with Stage Combat & Voice Over (double minors) from Columbia College Chicago. An M.A. in New Arts Journalism from School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is also a recent graduate of the Stella Adler: Art of Acting Professional Conservatory.
Nyani Totty is an actress, dancer, performer and visual artist. A native of Philadelphia, PA, she is an alumnus from The Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA) in Manhattan. Nyani has been working in theatre, TV, and film in Philadelphia, Atlanta, and New York. Nyani recently moved to Los Angeles and is ready to take on the industry here. She is very grateful for this opportunity to share and educate through her role in SURVIVORS. She would like to thank her family and friends; especially her mother, who has given her constant support.
Casey J. Adler is an actor, writer, and comedian from Palm Desert. Television: The Upshaws (Netflix), Grandfathered (FOX), Penny Dreadful (Showtime), and Bunheads (Freeform). Theater: The Indian Wants the Bronx (Stella Adler Theater), Birdy (New Collective LA), Tom & Jerry (Ivy Substation), and Kvetcher in the Rye (Laguna Forum). He performs at Flappers Comedy Club, Comedy Chateau, The Good Nite, and more. He holds a BFA in Theater Performance and a minor in World Religions from Chapman University.
For more info: www.CaseyJAdler.comIG Handle: @CaseyJAdlerComedy
Michael has been performing on stage since he was young, appearing most notably in productions of Lend Me a Tenor, Almost Maine, and Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play, as well as originating roles in several new one-acts during his time in college. Since graduating from AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Michael has expanded his talents into film, appearing in numerous short projects, including the critically-acclaimed short Abuelo. Michael is thrilled to be a part of the Survivors cast, and is honored by the opportunity to bring these deeply important stories to life on stage.
Andrew Abaria is an actor, musician, and entrepreneur originally from Beaverton, OR. Andrew's credits include commercial and print ads for Nuun Hydration Tascam, and lululemon as well as a lead role in the touring show SURVIVORS. As a singer/songwriter, Andrew's newest pop music album is slated for a summer 2023 release. Andrew is also an advanced yoga practitioner and is the founder of Yoga Masterminds, an online training course for aspiring instructors. He is an avid traveler (45+ countries) and speaks French and various Philippine dialects. Andrew is a graduate of USC's Thornton School of Music and holds an MBA from Cornell University.
Sheer Aviram is an actress, writer, mover and singer currently residing in LA. Originally from the other side of the globe, Sheer traveled all the way from Israel to NYC to study acting at The Stella Adler Studio, and then ventured even further to LA after graduating. Sheer’s curiosity about the human condition is endless and evergreen, and she is honored to bring that curiosity into such an important and impactful project.
A California native, Seth got his Acting education at Cuesta College in his hometown of San Luis Obispo. He has appeared in roles ranging from Effingham Swan in It Can't Happen Here to the dotty leading man in the devised comedy Mystery of the Loose Moose. Since making the pilgrimage to LA, Seth has been acting mostly for the camera but is eager for his return to the theatre, his first love. When not acting he enjoys playing guitar, historical fencing, and cooking homemade pasta.