Rockstar

THEA 40B: Acting Two

This course culminates in a live lip-syncing concert. Students are asked to choose a rockstar from the past or present that they somewhat resemble. It is their job to accurately portray this rockstar in front of a live audience.

The Assignment

It is the day of a huge concert. A famous Rockstar is going to perform to a sold out crowd. However, this Rockstar can’t perform. The concert cannot be cancelled and the acting student has to go on and convince the viewer that they are this beloved Rockstar.


The Acting Tools

A strong commitment, unwavering focus, the ability to imitate, use a strong POV, need and playing various actions.

Fall 2020

It is the day of a huge concert. A famous Rockstar is going to perform to a sold out crowd. However, this Rockstar suddenly becomes deathly ill and can’t perform. The concert cannot be cancelled and the acting student has to go on and convince the viewer that they are this beloved Rockstar. The Cilker School of Art and Design and the West Valley College Theater Department proudly presents “Rockstar LIVE” streaming to you through YouTube. This year's Rockstars include Elton John, Kim Petras, Sara Bareilles, Harry Styles, Adam Levine, Evanescence, Bob Seger and Janis Joplin.


Past Seasons

  • Christina Aguilera
  • Madonn
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Brittany Spears
  • Joan Jett
  • Beyonce
  • JMaroon 5
  • Kate Bush
  • Shakira
  • Diana Ross
  • Lady Gaga
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Smash Mouth
  • Robin Thicke
  • Katy Perry
  • Barry Manilow
  • Depeche Mode or Gotye
  • Sara Bareilles
  • Tina Turner
  • Elvis
  • Joe Cocker
  • Janet Jackson
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Lenny Kravitz
  • Bob Dylan
  • Freddy Mercury
  • Justin Bieber
  • Tom Waits
  • Mick Jagger
  • Robert Plant
  • Tears for Fears
  • Blondie
  • Demi Lovato
  • Biz Markie
  • James Hetfield
  • Eminem
  • Cyprus Hill
  • Shania Twain
  • Bon Jovi
  • Keith Urban
  • Vanilla
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Taylor Swift
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Bruno Mars
  • Britney Spears
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Katy Perry
  • Mic Jagger
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Tenacious D
  • Joan Jett
  • Adam Lambert
  • Steven Tyler
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Troye Sivan
  • Iggy Azalea
  • M.I.A.
  • JLo
  • Ariana Grande
  • Green Day
  • Andy Grammer
  • Weird Al Yankovic
  • Chris Brown
  • Arianna G
  • Madonna
  • Beyonce
  • Brendon Urie
  • Elton John
  • Britney Spears
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Pat Benatar
  • MIA
  • Nikki Minaj
  • Evanescence
  • Meghan Trainor
  • Kehlani
  • Elvis
  • Drake
  • Blink 182
  • Adam Levine
  • Lady Gaga
  • Kesha
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Demi Lovato
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Psy
  • Selena Gomez
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Sofia Carson
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Gloria Estefan
  • Meatloaf
  • Haley Williams
  • LFMAO
  • Michael Bubble
  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Florence+The Machine
  • Marina and the Diamonds
  • J. Lo
  • Justin Bieber
  • Selena
  • Pink
  • Billy Holiday
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Elvis
  • Rihanna
  • Prince
  • Halsey
  • Bobby Darin
  • Green Day
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Killers
  • Khalid
  • Cher Lloyd
  • David Bowie
  • Panic! at the Disco
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Twenty One Pilots
  • Hayley Kiyoko
  • Oasis
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Rihanna
  • Dolly Parton
  • Tyler Joseph
  • Billie Eilish
  • Devo
  • Meghan Trainor
  • Jack Black
  • Joan Jett
  • Gerard Way
  • Metallica
  • Avril Lavigne
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Pink
  • Bon Jovi
  • Hayley Williams
  • Drake
  • Ariana Grande
  • Green Day
  • Prince
  • Amy Winehouse
  • The 1975s
  • Taylor Swift
  • Queen
Last Updated 12/17/20