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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

“Play(s) at Home” Virtual play festival by Chapman Theatre alumni tackles isolation issues during pandemic

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

Commencement 2019: What CoPA Seniors and Their Families Need to Know

May 8, 2019 by | CoPA News

The 2019 Chapman Commencement weekend will be one you’ll remember for years to come, and to help make your experience as smooth as possible, Chapman University now has an interactive campus map. This comprehensive resource will help you navigate your way to Chapman University and guide you around campus once you’re here. Included on the map are Chapman

Chapman piano students win top prizes at December 2017 competitions

December 19, 2017 by | Music

Piano students from Chapman’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music have been busy proving their talents this month. First, under the direction of Dr. Grace Fong, sophomore Crystal Mo won the piano category in the annual American Fine Arts Festival Competition. As a result, she was invited to performed at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall in New York on December 11,

College of Performing Arts announces 10th Anniversary Performance Season

May 22, 2017 by | CoPA News

Chapman University’s 2017-18 academic year marks the thrilling tenth anniversary of the formation of the College of Performing Arts! To mark this great milestone, several special CoPA 10th Anniversary events are planned throughout the performance season beginning in October 2017. Did you know? CoPA produces over 100 shows and concerts every year as part of Chapman’s pre-professional curriculum in

The Legend of the Pinball Wizard A Dramaturgical Look into 'The Who's Tommy'

February 24, 2017 by Katherine Dumas '17 and Sam Schlernitzauer '17 | CoPA News

The Who’s Tommy reaches deep and leaves no element of heartbreak unexplored in its tale of self-discovery and familial reconciliation. It is a challenging musical for many reasons; actors must infuse every moment with energy worthy not only of immortal rock stars, but also of vulnerable humans. The Pinball Wizard of The Who’s Tommy experiences the glories of rock and roll and

CoPA music student’s study-abroad research to focus on South African melodies

June 15, 2016 by Robyn Norwood | CoPA News

Clarinetist Taylor Kunkel ’18 doesn’t know what she might see – or hear – during five months studying at the University of Cape Town in South Africa beginning in July. What she does know is she’ll be bringing recordings of the melodies of another continent home to Chapman University as she seeks to expand the

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