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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

BFA Showcase and Student Produced One Acts

March 14, 2012 by | Performances

Every spring, students in the BFA Theatre Performance program prepare and perform in a showcase for Hollywood professionals. This performance opportunity allows them to network, meet top casting directors, and secure an agent before they graduate from Chapman. This year the BFA Showcase is directed by instructor of theatre Jonathan Pope Evans.  Jonathan is a

Music and Theatre Alumni Touring Together in Les Miserables!

March 14, 2012 by | Alumni

The College of Performing Arts reported last year Theatre alum Rachel Rincione (’02) landed a role in the ensemble in the new 25th anniversary U.S. touring company of Les Miserables.  Now she is joined by Music alum Weston Olson (’04) in the role of Courfeyrac!  The tour will stop

Elie Wiesel to Appear in the Waltmar Theatre

March 14, 2012 by | Performances

On April 16, The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and the Department of Theatre will present “A Readers’ Theatre Evening:  Excerpts from The Trial of God by Elie Wiesel”, directed by Theatre Chair Nina LeNoir.  Set in a Ukrainian village in 1649, following a pogrom in which all but two of the village’s Jews were

The Rimers of Eldritch: A Dark, Contemporary “Our Town”

January 31, 2012 by | Performances

The Department of Theatre had originally planned to produce the classic stage play Our Town this spring.  When, unexpectedly, the rights were no longer available, the Department Chair, Dr. Nina LeNoir, had to find a replacement for the season.  “I didn’t have to look very far,” she says, “as the Pulitzer-prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson’s play,

Theatre Majors Off to Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival!

January 31, 2012 by | Performances

The Chapman University Department of Theatre is fielding a team of 16 actors to participate in the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Competition at the Region VIII Festival of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Ogden, Utah, February 7-11, 2012.  Since 1972, the Irene Ryan Foundation has awarded scholarships to the outstanding student

Theatre Alumna Lands Role in Lifetime Movie

January 31, 2012 by | Alumni

Department of Theatre alumna Rachel Parsons (’06) was featured in a supporting role as a high school student in Shattered Silence,  an independent film shown on the Lifetime network as Sexting in Suburbia  in January.  The film is loosely based on a true story of cyber bullying that happened Rachel’s current hometown in

New Play Announced for Spring 2012

November 3, 2011 by | Performances

Our spring season will now include the classic drama The Rimers of Eldritch by Lanford Wilson.  In a decaying Bible-belt town, a murder trial takes place.  Everyone knows who is guilty, but no one knows why.  In this award-winning Off Broadway play by Lanford Wilson, the everyday events of a small town in the Midwest

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