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College of Performing Arts Welcomes New Faculty

August 22, 2022 by | CoPA News

Dean Giulio Ongaro of the College of Performing Arts has announced the addition of several new faculty this semester. “We are very excited to introduce an exceptional group of new faculty of distinction,” he said. “Headed by the internationally renowned choreographer Dwight Rhoden, who joins us just as we are opening the new spectacular Sandi

Fond Retirement Farewells in the College of Performing Arts

May 26, 2022 by | CoPA News

The College of Performing Arts bids farewell to several key faculty and staff members this month. In his commencement address, Dean Giulio Ongaro shared some thoughts about the following Chapman faculty and staff who have made an impact on the college over the years: “This is an unprecedented year … for the number of goodbyes

Retiring Musco Center Dean William Hall Awarded Emeritus Title Former College of Performing Arts dean leaves lasting legacy at Chapman

August 31, 2021 by | CoPA News

William Hall, DMA, outgoing founding dean of Musco Center for the Arts and former dean of the College of Performing Arts, has been awarded the rank of Professor Emeritus on the occasion of his retirement from Chapman University this year. Catalyst for Growth Dr. Hall has been associated with the faculty at Chapman since 1963

New Music and Theatre Faculty for Fall 2021

August 27, 2021 by | CoPA News

The College of Performing Arts welcomes three new music and theatre faculty for fall semester 2021. Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music Octavio Cárdenas Instructor Director, Opera Chapman Octavio Cárdenas is a critically acclaimed opera stage director, having led a wide range of productions in opera venues throughout the United States, including Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera

Passing of Artist-in-Residence Carol Neblett

November 28, 2017 by | CoPA News

Chapman University’s Office of the Provost shares our sad news: It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of our colleague and dear friend Carol Neblett, Artist-in-Residence at the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music. She passed away at her home in Los Angeles on Thursday, November 23, after a short illness. We were very fortunate at

Department of Dance gains new faculty member Wilson Mendieta

May 9, 2017 by | CoPA News

The College of Performing Arts has added Wilson Mendieta to the Department of Dance faculty beginning with the 2017-18 academic year. Mendieta joins Chapman University as assistant professor of dance. He worked previously at the University of Washington as director of the musical theatre program. “I am excited to bring Wilson to Chapman,” said Julianne

CoPA welcomes Nick Gabriel to Department of Theatre

May 8, 2017 by | CoPA News

The College of Performing Arts announces the addition of Nick Gabriel as a full-time tenure-track faculty to the Department of Theatre. As a resident artist at the American Conservatory Theater and Director of Studio A.C.T., Professor Gabriel also serves on the associate faculty of A.C.T.’s Master of Fine Arts program. “I am extremely excited about

John Benitz appointed Chair for Department of Theatre

June 28, 2016 by | CoPA News

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

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