Meet Camille Roberts! Camille is in her junior year double-majoring in Theatre Technology and Economics with a minor in Honors. She specializes in lighting design for live performance, primarily in dance entertainment. Camille is a dynamic technician within the College of Performing Arts and has designed lighting for a myriad of shows including the Conservatory
This week, the Department of Theatre opens with two repertory productions focused on timely issues that are found in today’s headlines and faced by today’s youth. Good Kids by Naomi Iizuka, directed by James Gardner, and Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal, directed by Nanci Ruby, begin an alternating schedule October 11 through
The College of Performing Arts is proud to announce promotions for the following faculty members, effective with the 2016-2017 academic year: Department of Dance Robin Kish – Awarded Tenure and Promoted to Associate Professor of Dance Professor Kish has taught at California State University Fullerton, University of California Irvine, Riverside Community College, and Citrus Community College.
Chapman University has named Dr. Giulio Ongaro as the new dean of the College of Performing Arts, effective August 1, 2015. He replaces Dean Dale A. Merrill who resigned from Chapman at the end of June. Dr. Ongaro comes to Chapman from the University of the Pacific where he had served as Professor of Music and
The next theatrical performance in Chapman’s Shakespeare Reimagined: Interpretations Across the Arts is Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead , Tom Stoppard’s fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm’s-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, who are Hamlet’s treacherous friends in the Shakespeare play. This modern masterpiece gives the stage to
Chapman University has appointed Chinary Ung, DMA, as Senior Composer in Residence in its Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music. Ung has had many associations with Chapman over the years, including a long collaboration with Sean Heim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Music Composition. Ung was Heim’s mentor in graduate school and through the years they have remained
Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music has named Kimberly Levin ’16, Chloé Tardif ’16, and Arturo Balmaceda ’18 recipients of the prestigious 2014-15 Temianka Violin Scholarship. These talented string musicians were chosen on the basis of their exceptional artistic merit and each will participate in The Chapman Orchestra and small ensembles throughout the academic year.
Oscar Wilde is famously known for saying: “I regard the theater as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another these sense of what it is to be a human being.” There is something about the spirit of theater that continues to capture
The TH 329: Dramaturgy class taught by Dr. Jocelyn L. Buckner received a Certificate of Merit from the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival for their dramaturgical work on the Department of Theatre’s spring production of Stage Door , by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber and directed by Dr. Nina LeNoir. B.A.
Theatre majors Michael Lee (’13), Katey Phillips (’14) and Francesca Muscolo-Arlt (’15) have recently been awarded Cirque du Soleil internships. Michael will take an internship on the production of O at the Bellagio in Lighting and Automation, Katey will be a wardrobe crew intern on Zarkana at the Aria, and Francesca will be a wardrobe crew intern