Zachary Mendez, Actor/Vocalist
Zachary Mendez is currently a senior pursuing a BFA at Carnegie Mellon University.
In July of 2013 he sang the role of Don Basilio in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro with the Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Maiori, Italy.
Summer 2013 also marked the release of his first solo studio album titled, “Here to Stay,” which is available for purchase at zmendez.com.
In December of 2013 Mr. Mendez appeared as a featured soloist with the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic and Choirs in CMU’s annual Holiday Concert, broadcast live on WQED Radio.
Most recently Mr. Mendez made his Austrian debut singing in the Gute Freunde Liederabend with the AIMS Festival in Graz, Austria.
In October of 2014, Zachary will sing the role of Captain Macheath in Benjamin Britten’s The Beggar’s Opera at Carnegie Mellon University.
Listen to some of what Zachary’s been up to: YouTube
Rebekah Kennedy, born in Texas, began acting on the stage. STARS was the beginning of her acting journey.
She continued her passion for theatre and she received a B.A. in Musical Theatre from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. After graduating, she returned to Texas where she was seen in “The Pillowman,” the World Premiere of “Bloodletters,” and the Southwest Premiere of “Slasher” to name a few. During this time, Rebekah also discovered her love for film.
Rebekah has booked roles in: “Season of the Witch” with Nicolas Cage, “House Hunting” with Marc Singer, “Creature” with Mehcad Brooks, “I am Gabriel” with Dean Cain, “Alongside Night” with Kevin Sorbo and “Memphis Beat” starring Jason Lee.
She wrapped a series regular role in the “Match” series pilot “Tonight” with Myteevee and Sony and her film “Crimes of the Mind” premiered on the Lifetime Movie Network. She most recently wrapped a lead role in the horror film “Bastard.” Rebekah now lives in Los Angeles. Proud SAG-AFTRA member.
Learn more about Rebekah Kennedy:
Many of our students have mentioned that they have friends who might be interested in participating in STARS someday so we decided to have a special FRIEND DAY on October 4.
Our students are encouraged to invite their friends who might be interested in joining to attend the next rehearsal.
Their friends will be welcome to watch and participate in our rehearsal to see if they would like to be a part of our program.
To thank you, we would like to make you a special offer. If their friend chooses to join and becomes a paying student in November – your November tuition will be FREE.
Interested in checking out STARS? October 4th is YOUR DAY!
September 20 – November 1, 2014
40 -45% of ALL PURCHASES made at Pepper Fundraising will be contributed to STARS!
It’s easy to participate and to share with friends and family AND each person who orders can have their orders shipped directly to them or wherever they choose.
Many of the items are what you will be seeing in the stores.
What a easy and fun way to get your holiday shopping done early!
1. Go directly to the STARS fundraiser page at http://www.pepperfundraising.com/easy-fundraiser/product-grid.jsp
2. click on the category(s) of your choice and shop.
Orders will be delivered by md-December in time for Christmas.
All proceeds will be applied directly to THE LITTLE MERMAID production.
Thursday, September 18 marked the 2nd year that STARS Theater Company participated in North Texas Giving Day.
A Huge thank you to all who participated. With your help STARS raised $6,825 in funds for our new facility.
We will also receive $1000 from the Golden Ticket drawing.
In addition, the Community Foundation will be adding a percentage of Matching Funds to our total.
Final numbers (including matching funds) are not yet available but are sure to be in excess of $7,800!
Experienced and accredited actors, dancers, and singers/voice instructors make up the faculty of STARS Theater Company.
By providing professional education and experience in all aspects of theater arts, STARS Theater Company has established itself as a premier experiential theater arts program in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.
Performance skill development – though critically important – represents only a portion of the training that STARS Theater Company members receive.
STARS works to instill the confidence that allows our members to aspire to anything that their minds can imagine, while providing the tools to help them reach those goals.
Experience gained through:
Resulting in a true love of theater.
STARS Theater Company’s accredited instructors provide an educational but relaxed and encouraging environment where students can explore, learn and grow. Students will focus on all aspects of theater including acting, dancing, singing, costuming, set design and staging.
STARS strives to give all interested students the opportunity to participate.
STARS Theater Company members are some of the most creative and enthusiastic young people in Northeast Tarrant County! Coming from cities including: Southlake, Grapevine, Keller, Colleyville, North Richland Hills, Hurst, Euless, Bedford, Saginaw, Ft. Worth, Coppell, Flower Mound, and Plano.
STARS Theater Company provides provides a solid foundation for the pursuit of success and a life-long love of theater!
Experience Theater. Experience STARS!
STARS’ instructors are all accredited and experienced actors, choreographers, vocal instructors and teachers who bring a wealth of personal experience to the STARS Theater Company.
STARS’ hands-on, experiential approach allows instructors to encourage each student to bring their unique gift to the world.
Meet our faculty:
Lu Anne Tyson
Executive Director/Acting Instructor