The annual Spring Dance Concert, directed by instructor of dance Jennifer Backhaus, will be held in the Waltmar Theatre May 8-11. This fully-produced concert will feature choreography by dance majors Ellen Akashi, David Bagley, Sami Dedolph, Emily Duncan, Natalie Iscovich, Shelby LaRosa, Molly Myers, Derek Nemechek and Alexi Theodore. For more information and tickets, visit the Department of Dance website.
The last several weeks have seen unprecedented change in the world as we all do our part to protect ourselves and our communities from the spread of the coronavirus. While social distancing is impacting the economy at large, certain sectors have been hit especially hard by the necessary changes we are undertaking. We know that
Due to our small class sizes, conservatory-style training, and the personalized education for which Chapman University, CoPA students develop a strong sense of community that continues to serve them well after graduation. Recently, Monica Furman (BFA Theatre Performance ’17) interviewed Leah McKendrick (BFA Theatre Performance ’08) and McKendrick’s producing partner Mariah Owen about their newest