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Alumna Lands Position with Camerata Pacifica

August 16, 2012 by | CoPA News

  Victoria Leach (’12), until this past May a student assistant and Chamber Orchestra manager for the Conservatory of Music, has just been hired by Santa Barbara’s Camerata Pacifica as Operations Manager.   Victoria was a cello student of adjunct professor Roger Lebow but attended Chapman mainly to study arts operations/management.  She joins a growing number

See Terrific New Plays in Moulton Hall in August

August 3, 2012 by | CoPA News

OC-centric: Orange County’s New Play Festival returns to the Chapman University campus this month with full productions of 5 new works from Orange County playwrights. Under the artistic direction of associate professor of theatre Tamiko Washington, Chapman theatre majors and alumni work side-by-side with professional actors and directors in this exciting event. Supported generously by

Theatre Alumna Interns at Disney World

July 25, 2012 by | CoPA News

Theatre alumna Maisie Chan (’12) has landed an internship at Disney World in Orlando, FL.  She says “life at Disney World is very humid, but I’m really enjoying it. I’m really liking everyone who works here and the internship. They have given me the job of being the main Production Assistant for Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

Music Alumni Collin Martin Wins Musical Theatre Awards

July 16, 2012 by | CoPA News

Honor and Family , a new 15 minute musical, written by Collin Martin (’10) with Thirza Defoe and Nolan Doran, was featured in this year’s West Village Musical Theatre Festival. This musical explores the meaning of honoring your family and honoring your country. This year, the West Village Musical Theatre Festival, now Off-Broadway, featured

Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra Wins American Prize

July 5, 2012 by | CoPA News

The Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO), led by Daniel Alfred Wachs, assistant professor of music and music director and conductor of the Chapman University Chamber Orchestra, has been named a winner of the American Prize.  The American Prize, founded in 2009, is an annual competition providing regional, national and international recognition for the

Fundraising Goal for the Center for the Arts Has Been Met

March 14, 2012 by | CoPA News

Chapman University has raised enough money to cover the cost of the $64 million Center for the Arts.  President Jim Doti announced in his 2012 State of the University address that the center’s cost had increased from $50 million after Chapman realized it would need to place the center partially underground because of the City

Dance and Music Students Tour the Western United States During Interterm

January 31, 2012 by | CoPA News

The Chapman University Dance Touring Ensemble, directed by assistant professor of dance Alicia Okouchi-Guy, consists of an elite group of 14 dance majors who rehearsed throughout the fall semester for an interterm tour of numerous high schools in Southern California as well as throughout the San Francisco and San Jose area and Las Vegas.  This

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