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College of Performing Arts Scholar Awards Announced

May 11, 2020 by | CoPA News

Chapman University College of Performing Arts announced its scholar awards for the 2019/2020 academic year via virtual awards galas in each department. Please join us in congratulating the awards recipients. Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music The recipient of the Conservatory of Music Award, given in recognition of outstanding achievements in the areas of performance, academics, and

Performing Arts Student Profiles: Feras Halabi

February 13, 2020 by | CoPA News

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

CoPA Career Spotlight: Rin Mizumoto

December 6, 2019 by | Theatre

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!

Shakespeare expert directs CU theatre students in “Hamlet”

February 11, 2015 by | CoPA News

Once in a while, college theatre students have an opportunity to perform in a heavyweight Shakespearean classic. But rarely do they have the chance to be directed by a regional icon of the genre and in a performance of what’s arguably regarded as a touchstone for English literature. For the past four weeks, Chapman

CU theatre majors selected for Kennedy Center Festival

February 10, 2015 by | CoPA News

This week, 26 Chapman University theatre majors will attend the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival ’s (KCACTF) regional competition in St. George, Utah. The festival, which runs February 10-14 at Dixie State University, features competitions in playwriting, devised theatre and acting, along with scholarship and awards programs. In addition, festival participants have the opportunity

Impro for People Skills This Interterm

February 11, 2014 by | CoPA News

During Interterm, a group of 14 students from various disciplines took “Impro for People Skills” with Dr. Theresa R. Dudeck, instructor of acting.  In this course, students applied improvisational theatre theories and techniques to improve their soft skills (e.g., authentically engaging with others, collaborating, taking risks, motivating others, spontaneously and effectively delivering a story or

Theatre Students to Attend KCACTF Regional Festival

January 31, 2014 by | CoPA News

Six Chapman theatre students will be attending the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Regional Festival in Los Angeles, February 19-22, to take part in a variety of activities.  Harrison Givens ’14 is a semi-finalist in the Ten-Minute play competition and Kesia Ross ’14 will be competing in the Stage Management Competition.  Two

Students Tour New Cirque du Soleil Production

December 11, 2013 by | CoPA News

Alicia Guy, associate professor of dance, and Don Guy, assistant professor of theatre, took a group of dance majors and technical theatre students to see a performance of Cirque du Soleil’s Totem in Irvine and then did a backstage tour lead by the company manager, technical director and operations manager.

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