The COVID-19 pandemic completely upended the performing arts world. It affected artists, audiences, and infrastructure in ways never imagined. Undaunted, the College of Performing Arts (CoPA) has stepped up to that challenge, refusing to be defeated or allow these new restrictions to affect the quality of our students’ education and training. Throughout the summer, CoPA
Knowing your passions and talents is one thing, but knowing how to craft a career path can be quite another! Luckily, CoPA students have access to plenty of support from their faculty as well as the CoPA Career Advisor. It can also be helpful to see examples of career paths from other students and alumni.
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
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
Chapman dance alumnus Ben Bigler (’16) has joined Cher’s “Here We Go Again” world tour as a dancer.
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
Hello CoPA students and alumni! I am thrilled to be joining Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts as your new in-house Career Advisor. In addition to the campus-wide career services that Chapman has always offered, the University has launched a new initiative to equip every school with its own in-house Career Advisor. As your dedicated
The life of one of opera’s brightest lights, soprano Carol Neblett, Artist-in-Residence at the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music at Chapman, will be celebrated in a free special event at Musco Center for the Arts on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 4 p.m. The program, developed with her family, the faculty and students who were closest
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,
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