STARS Alum: Zachary Mendez

Relativity Media's Premiere of "Season of the Witch" - Red Carpet

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

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

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STARS Alum: Rebekah Kennedy

Rebekah_STARS_AlumRebekah Kennedy, Actress

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 CageHouse 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:

Rebekah Kennedy "Season of the Witch" - Red Carpet

Rebekah Kennedy on the Red Carpet at the “Season of the Witch” premier.