3288

BLACK LIVES MATTER

June 10, 2020 by | CoPA News

Dear CoPA Community, The College of Performing Arts supports Black Lives Matter. We pledge to support the initiative announced by President Struppa to bring more faculty of color to Chapman. We are listening to the students and alumni sharing their stories and will continue to address the issue of racism with concrete steps. We will start by

3269

CoPA Career Spotlight: Azuki Umeda

May 28, 2020 by | Dance

Azuki Umeda (BFA Dance Performance, BA Integrated Educational Studies ’20) shares highlights of her time at Chapman, as well as some advice for dance students: “I was able to showcase my [choreography] pieces to several festivals this year. I was extremely honored to show my pieces at Capezio ACE Awards and McCallum Choreography Festival, two festivals [where]

3253

Department of Theatre Announces 2020–21 Season

May 20, 2020 by | CoPA News

The Chapman University Department of Theatre announced “HOME” as the theme for its 2020–21 production season. “When this theme was chosen, we had no inkling just how much time everyone would be spending at home in 2020,” said Department Chair John Benitz. “We look forward to welcoming “home” students, faculty, staff, and audiences returning to

3229

A (Virtual) Afternoon with Eric Whitacre

May 12, 2020 by | Music

It’s not every day a GRAMMY® Award-winning composer and conductor sits down to chat with you and your classmates. So it’s no surprise that nearly 90 Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music students and faculty recently jumped at the chance to join in a live Zoom chat with Eric Whitacre, one of today’s most popular orchestral and

3284

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

3212

Just in Time for Finals: Study Hour with the Dean on Spotify

May 7, 2020 by | CoPA News

As finals week quickly approaches here at Chapman, Dean Giulio Ongaro of the College of Performing Arts has compiled a playlist of instrumental music for students to use as a soundtrack when studying for exams. Studies have shown that the benefits of music-listening range from physical and mental relaxation to improved concentration and recall, especially

3202

CoPA Career Spotlight: Kitkat Fisher

April 17, 2020 by | Music

During summer 2019, I performed as a tour team intern for pop artist Tiffany Houghton. I gained the position after applying through Handshake and performing two sets of interviews. Each day presented new projects. From contacting artists and their management teams—such as fellow pop artist Tiffany Alvord who has since participated in collaborations with Tiffany

3165

"Play(s) at Home"

April 2, 2020 by | Theatre

Stages around the world may be dark right now, but College of Performing Arts (CoPA) alumni continue to create and engage while keeping isolated for safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chase Hauser (BFA Theatre Performance ’17) and Lena Romano (B.A. Theatre Studies ’17) are founding members of Connective Theatre Company (Chicago, IL) which recently staged

3158

Performing Arts Student Profiles: Camille Roberts

March 4, 2020 by | Uncategorized

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

Log In
Open Main Menu