College of Performing Arts (CoPA) senior Rin Mizumoto is a Theatre Technology major with a minor in Entrepreneurship. She is currently the Technical Theater Intern at the Musco Center for the Arts, but before that she sharpened her technical skills by interning with Upstaging, Inc. over the summer. Read about Rin’s summer internship experience below!
Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote, the Department of Theatre’s 2019–20 season was built around plays either written by women or featuring prominent female characters and plotlines, as well as female leadership in the production team. This season of #HERSTORIES is
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
Chapman University’s Department of Theatre will host a staged reading of The Laramie Project on October 6, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Irvine Lecture Hall (SC150). Admission is free. The play was written by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project shortly after the brutal beating and death of Matthew Shepard in
We are Leaky Faucet & Sons: A production company bringing absurd theatre to the greater Los Angeles area. For our inaugural production, we are mounting an original play for the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival, June 7—24: How to Be Lazy and Not Feel Guilty The play follows Jenine as she rapidly descends into overwork-related madness.
The College of Performing Arts announces the addition of Nick Gabriel as a full-time tenure-track faculty to the Department of Theatre. As a resident artist at the American Conservatory Theater and Director of Studio A.C.T., Professor Gabriel also serves on the associate faculty of A.C.T.’s Master of Fine Arts program. “I am extremely excited about
Department of Theatre alumna and actress/singer/writer Leah McKendrick’s film M.F.A. made its debut this week at the SXSW (South by South West) Festival in Austin, TX (March 10 – 19, 2017). The film follows the aftermath of a vicious campus rape, including the violent death of the attacker, and the revenge campaign engendered by the
On Sunday, November 6, renowned British theatre director Phelim McDermott spent 90 minutes with Dr. Theresa Dudeck and her theatre students in the Waltmar Theatre, talking about his range of work over the last 30 years as a theatre and opera director, creator, collaborator, and improviser. McDermott, one of the masterminds behind the dark,
This week, the Department of Theatre opens with two repertory productions focused on timely issues that are found in today’s headlines and faced by today’s youth. Good Kids by Naomi Iizuka, directed by James Gardner, and Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal, directed by Nanci Ruby, begin an alternating schedule October 11 through
Chapman University’s Department of Theatre has announced the exciting performance schedule for the 2016-17 Season. Tickets go on sale September 1, 2016. To order, visit chapman.edu/tickets or call the College of Performing Arts box office hotline at (714) 997-6624. OCTOBER 2016 Good Kids, by Naomi Iizuka October 11, 13, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22 Directed by