The Chapman University Department of Theatre is fielding a team of 16 actors to participate in the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Competition at the Region VIII Festival of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Ogden, Utah, February 7-11, 2012. Since 1972, the Irene Ryan Foundation has awarded scholarships to the outstanding student
Department of Theatre alumna Rachel Parsons (’06) was featured in a supporting role as a high school student in Shattered Silence, an independent film shown on the Lifetime network as Sexting in Suburbia in January. The film is loosely based on a true story of cyber bullying that happened Rachel’s current hometown in
Our spring season will now include the classic drama The Rimers of Eldritch by Lanford Wilson. In a decaying Bible-belt town, a murder trial takes place. Everyone knows who is guilty, but no one knows why. In this award-winning Off Broadway play by Lanford Wilson, the everyday events of a small town in the Midwest
The students performing in the Department of Theatre’s The Servant of Two Masters this November will have the unique opportunity to work with two coaches with unique, specialized training. Doug Oliphant, the production’s Fight Choreographer, is a theatre director and actor based in Los Angeles. As a director, Doug has assistant directed
Dance major Chloe Albin ’15 from Seattle couldn’t resist playing the ham next to a dancing manikin decked out in a stretch zebra suit and dramatic black-and-white theatrical makeup. Albin mimicked the manikin’s arching, cat-like pose and burst into laughter. Friends joined her and they all did it again. Then they laughed some more.