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department of theatre


Theatre Alumna Nominated for New York Innovative Theatre Award

August 30, 2012 by | CoPA News

Adriana Chavez (’00) is nominated for a New York Innovative Theatre Award (IT Awards) for Outstanding Ensemble for her work in Homunculus: Reloaded, produced by Homunculus Mask Theater.   “My favorite part of working on this project was collaborating with the other actors and the director, Joe Osheroff.  We were all encouraged to give

Theatre Professor Directs at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

August 24, 2012 by | CoPA News

Tamiko Washington, associate professor of theatre, directed the highly successful The Indian Wants the Bronx for the Hollywood Fringe Festival this summer with her company, the Actors Circle Ensemble.  Reviews can be found at http://cinesnatch.blogspot.com/2012/06/theatre-review-indian-wants-bronx.html, http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/project/view_review/1774, and http://playwritingworld.wordpress.com/2012/06/18/the-indian-wants-the-bronx-at-the-hollywood-fringe-fest/.  For more information on the production, visit http://losangeles.bitter-lemons.com/2012/06/15/hollywood-fringe-profile-actors-circle-ensemble/.

Professor Don Guy Designing for International Magic Acts

August 21, 2012 by | CoPA News

Donald Guy, assistant professor of theatre, recently served as the lighting designer/director for Masters of Illusion – Live! He designed to sold-out performances at the the MAX Pavilion Expo in Singapore and the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Manila, Philippines. The production featured a cast of award-winning magicians including Joaquin Ayala and Tanya,

See Terrific New Plays in Moulton Hall in August

August 3, 2012 by | CoPA News

OC-centric: Orange County’s New Play Festival returns to the Chapman University campus this month with full productions of 5 new works from Orange County playwrights. Under the artistic direction of associate professor of theatre Tamiko Washington, Chapman theatre majors and alumni work side-by-side with professional actors and directors in this exciting event. Supported generously by

Theatre Alumna Interns at Disney World

July 25, 2012 by | CoPA News

Theatre alumna Maisie Chan (’12) has landed an internship at Disney World in Orlando, FL.  She says “life at Disney World is very humid, but I’m really enjoying it. I’m really liking everyone who works here and the internship. They have given me the job of being the main Production Assistant for Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

BFA Showcase and Student Produced One Acts

March 14, 2012 by | Performances

Every spring, students in the BFA Theatre Performance program prepare and perform in a showcase for Hollywood professionals. This performance opportunity allows them to network, meet top casting directors, and secure an agent before they graduate from Chapman. This year the BFA Showcase is directed by instructor of theatre Jonathan Pope Evans.  Jonathan is a

Elie Wiesel to Appear in the Waltmar Theatre

March 14, 2012 by | Performances

On April 16, The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and the Department of Theatre will present “A Readers’ Theatre Evening:  Excerpts from The Trial of God by Elie Wiesel”, directed by Theatre Chair Nina LeNoir.  Set in a Ukrainian village in 1649, following a pogrom in which all but two of the village’s Jews were

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