Dale A. Merrill, Dean of the College of Performing Arts, was invited to serve as a guest instructor at a summer dance workshop for young dancers in Great Falls, Montana. This program attracted students from all over the state and featured other guest artists Cheryl Johnson of SUNY Brockport and Jay Goodlett, formerly of the Cincinnati Ballet Company. Dean Merrill’s interview with the local news about the program can be seen at http://www.krtv.com/news/dancers-gather-in-great-falls-to-learn/#!prettyPhoto/0/.
Chapman dance alumnus Ben Bigler (’16) has joined Cher’s “Here We Go Again” world tour as a dancer.
College of Performing Arts (CoPA) senior Rin Mizumoto is a Theatre Technology major with a minor in Entrepreneurship. She is currently the Technical Theater Intern at the Musco Center for the Arts, but before that she sharpened her technical skills by interning with Upstaging, Inc. over the summer. Read about Rin’s summer internship experience below!
Meet Feras Halabi! Feras is a first-year student working towards a B.A. Theatre. His study emphasis is in directing and performance with an interest in classical acting and improv for live entertainment. Feras is a fearless actor within the Department of Theatre, performing in student-directing scenes while independently working with upperclassmen on future projects. He