Born and raised in Singapore, Athena Zecha is an actress, singer, dancer, model and choreographer. She began dancing at the age of three and was a student of Dance Arts Singapore for 8 years. An active member of both the Dance and Theatre honor programs/ societies, she performed her way through middle and high school. After moving to Los Angeles in 2015, she later graduated from Whittier College with a B.A. in Theatre and Communications Arts. She is now based in Los Angeles, CA full time.
She has appeared and starred in the productions of “Sweet Charity”, “Return to the Forbidden Planet”, “Eat, Play, Love”, “Eurydice” and “Pippin”.
As the choreographer for Whittier College’s 2019 production of “Pippin”, she received recognition and was the recipient of the “Meritorious Achievement Award for Choreography” from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 8. She was also inducted into the Alpha Psi Omega National Theatre Honor Society, for her extensive work in the college’s theatre program.
Athena is multi-lingual. Fluent in English, she also has proficiency in Malay (Bahasa Melayu), Mandarin, and Spanish. At the start of the pandemic, she began (and continues to practice) basic French, German and Italian.
She also possesses a variety of skills and hobbies, such as horseback riding (English), yoga, high-intensity interval training, scuba diving, boxing, hiking, (previously competitive) swimming, riflery, and archery.