College of Performing Arts

Training Artists, Transforming Lives.

At the College of Performing Arts (CoPA), we cultivate a vibrant atmosphere that combines abundant possibilities for scholarship, creativity, free expression and intellectual curiosity with real world experience.

  • Two people play stringed instruments.
  • Woman dancing.
  • Students learning to conduct.
  • Students working behind the scenes in a stage play.
  • Students dancing.
  • Opera singers singing.
  • Students in a stage play.
Building on Chapman University's campus.


Musco Center for the Arts

The Musco Center for the Arts covers 88,000 square feet, providing students with a state-of-the-art venue to help foster their learning in the arts. Designed by renowned architects Pfeiffer Partners, with acoustics by world-renowned Yasuhisa Toyota of Nagata Acoustics, Musco Center boasts an intimate seating chamber with 1,044 seats on three levels.


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