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College of Performing Arts


Bravo! Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts turns 10 Anniversary events and receptions continue through 2018

November 15, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts (CoPA) turns 10 this year, marking a decade as a cultural leader in Orange County and a preeminent training ground for the entertainment industry’s next generation of artists. Since the University gathered its theatre, dance and music departments together in one cultural arts powerhouse, it has grown to include


Touring like pros College of Performing Arts musicians perform alongside professionals in the Opera Maya International Music Festival

June 20, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Playing alongside musicians from around the world was phenomenal. Eating crunchy crepes called marquesitas every day for more than two weeks was wonderful. But seeing audiences so moved by your performance that their eyes fill with tears?

Now that was something oboist Madison McGregor ’20 never imagined she would experience when she was selected to perform in the Opera Maya International Music Festival in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula this spring.


Annette Bening to star in Chapman University’s production of If All the Sky Were Paper, June 7

May 16, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Updated info: there is a special $10 off discount for Chapman, family and friends. It is: SKY2017 at this link: www.centertheatregroup.org/promo  Chapman University, in association with Lexikat Artists and legendary actress Annette Bening will star with a notable ensemble cast including 2017 Daytime Emmy winner Kate Mansi in a one-night only performance of the war letter


Chapman University to host inaugural Improvisation Symposium Event is open to the public MEDIA INVITED

April 18, 2017 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University will co-host, in collaboration with UC Irvine, the inaugural Global Improvisation Initiative (GII) Symposium on May 12 and 13 with more than 36 presenters working in the field of improvisation. The interactive sessions feature national and international experts in the art and impact of improvisation who will engage participants in fun and educational


Beyond the business card: Showcasing the power of the Chapman network Alumni from every facet of the entertainment industry meet, mingle and connect

April 7, 2017 by | Campus Life

When you think of an industry meet-and-greet event, you probably conjure up images of pressed suits, nervously guarded business cards and carefully thought-out pitches. Sweaty handshakes and sparse—or at least less-than-stellar—food. Sounds horrible. So, scrap that. Instead, picture a breezy, coastal-rustic party patio in Santa Monica buzzing with the overtones of hundreds of excited conversations.