Posts by Jean Taber

CoPA theatre alumna writes feature thriller “M.F.A.” Timely film debuts at SXSW Festival this week.

March 16, 2017 by | College of Performing Arts

Department of Theatre alumna and actress/singer/writer Leah McKendrick’s film M.F.A. made its debut this week at the SXSW (South by South West) Festival in Austin, TX (March 10 – 19, 2017). The film follows the aftermath of a vicious campus rape, including the violent death of the attacker, and the revenge campaign engendered by the

Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music’s Nicholas returns from Guatemala conducting residency

November 18, 2016 by | College of Performing Arts

Dr. Christopher J. Nicholas , Director of Bands, Woodwinds and Brass Studies in Chapman’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, recently returned from a week-long conducting residency in Guatemala City, Guatemala as part of the 2016 Seminario Internacional de Bandas. “As the featured guest conductor and clinician for the 2016 Seminario Internacional de Bandas,

Department of Theatre presents timely repertory productions "Good Kids" and "Dog Sees God" open this week in the Studio Theatre

October 10, 2016 by | College of Performing Arts

This week, the Department of Theatre opens with two repertory productions focused on timely issues that are found in today’s headlines and faced by today’s youth. Good Kids by Naomi Iizuka, directed by James Gardner, and Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal, directed by Nanci Ruby, begin an alternating schedule October 11 through

John Benitz appointed Chair for Department of Theatre

June 28, 2016 by | College of Performing Arts

Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts announced Professor John B. Benitz has been appointed the new chairperson for the Department of Theatre, effective immediately. Benitz shared the department chair responsibility in the 2015-16 academic year with Professor Don Guy as the department transitioned from the leadership of Dr. Nina LeNoir who held the position from

College of Performing Arts appoints new Assistant Professor of Theatre Technology Edward Lapine joins Department of Theatre beginning fall semester 2016

June 6, 2016 by | College of Performing Arts

The College of Performing Arts (CoPA) announced the appointment of Edward Lapine as the new Assistant Professor of Theatre Technology for the Department of Theatre, beginning with the 2016-17 academic year. Mr. Lapine holds a Master of Fine Arts in Technical Design and Production with an emphasis in Production Management from Yale University. He earned his

Busy post-grad plans for Chapman CoPA Class of 2016

May 19, 2016 by | College of Performing Arts

The Class of 2016 from Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts will hit the ground running after graduation, with many of our newest alumni keeping busy over the summer before heading to top-level institutions across the country to begin work on advanced degrees, and others clocking-in immediately to their chosen professions. Here are some of the exciting

CoPA Commencement 2016

May 16, 2016 by | College of Performing Arts

The College of Performing Arts will hold its seventh commencement ceremony this Saturday, May 21 in the new Musco Center for the Arts, honoring more than 100 new graduates from the Departments of Dance and Theatre, and the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music! We salute our newest alumni and congratulate them on their great achievements! Department of Dance

College of Performing Arts appoints new Department of Dance chair Julianne O'Brien Pedersen starts new role fall semester 2016

April 26, 2016 by | College of Performing Arts

Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts announced the appointment of Julianne O’Brien Pedersen as the new chairperson for the Department of Dance, effective with the 2016-17 academic year. She replaces Professor Nancy Dickson-Lewis who recently announced her retirement from the University. O’Brien Pedersen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from Connecticut College,

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