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From Choral Campers to Counselors Inspired by mentors, many choral campers return to Chapman to help lead the next generation in song.

June 29, 2018 by | Campus Life

They arrive as teenagers, just beginning to find their voices. But many of the high school students who have flocked to campus the last seven summers for the Chapman University Choral Music Camp return, again and again. Some eventually become Chapman students, camp counselors and instructors, or even continue guiding young campers as Chapman graduates. “I

Hilbert Museum of California Art receives gift of eight paintings by Disney master Works by Eyvind Earle will be added to permanent collection

June 20, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000) – artist, illustrator, author, poet and recipient of the prestigious Disney Legend award — is probably best known to the general public as the man responsible for the styling, color and backgrounds of Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty (1959), giving that beloved classic its sumptuous and dazzling medieval look. But Earle was also

Women and Video Streaming Shake Up the Entertainment Industry Dodge College hosted its 19th annual Women in Focus conference on campus.

April 27, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

With so much gender-centered turbulence within the entertainment industry recently through the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, it is easy to see that the dialogue around how women are wronged and disadvantaged is long overdue. However, for the past 19 years, Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has celebrated women working in the

Footloose on campus … and in the streets Chapman dancers use everyday places as performance spaces.

March 13, 2018 by | Campus Life

The dancers’ stages were a crosswalk, an art museum and an outdoor sculpture. Motorists, pedestrians and onlookers became instant audiences. The result? An experience that was part modern dance concert, part moveable feast of creativity. It was also a unique opportunity for Chapman University dance students to blur the lines between performer and viewer as

And the Sundance Winners Are … Chapman alumni capture film festival prizes in documentary, narrative and new media.

February 19, 2018 by | Arts and Culture

The January weather at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, is famously chilly. But for Chapman University alumni, this year’s festival scene was sizzling hot. Alumni filmmakers from the university’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts set a new record of excellence at Sundance 2018 by unveiling critically acclaimed films and