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Department of Dance


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

New chair in Department of Dance arrives with energy in motion

September 9, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Like us, you’ve probably noticed a lot of new faculty and staff on campus. To get us all acquainted, we’re introducing this occasional series of brief interviews highlighting some of the new faces of Chapman. Welcome! Julianne O’Brien laughs about the idea of choreographing a dance chronicling her cross-country road trip from Massachusetts to Chapman

Dancing their way home Alumni dancers and choreographers bring high-energy dance festival to Musco Center for the Arts on April 27

April 21, 2016 by Robyn Norwood | Arts and Culture

Modern dance, with roots in the early 20 th century, is no longer truly modern. A better term for what is happening in the world of artistic movement now is contemporary dance, and a one-night festival of innovative works by choreographers nurtured at Chapman University is coming to the Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco

From Ravel to Hank Williams, Fall Dance Concert goes eclectic

November 7, 2013 by | Arts and Culture

An eclectic evening of music and dance will be presented next week by the Department of Dance when it stages its Fall Concert, featuring the choreography of faculty with a selection of music ranging from country singer-songwriter Hank Williams to French composer Maurice Ravel. In addition, the evening’s program will include a performance created by