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.

  • Woman dancing, leaping through the air.
  • Students conducting music outside.
  • Students learning to direct stage plays behind the scenes.
  • Two dancers on stage, one holding the other above.
  • Actors singing in a stage play.
  • Students performing in a stage play.
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Collaboration, Growth and Opportunity

In the College of Performing Arts, we are training artists and transforming lives, every single day. Our students have exceptional opportunities to learn from master artists and to experience performance in venues ranging from small studios to a state-of-the-art facility like the Musco Center for the Arts. The end-result is a strong record of alumni who have enjoyed rich and diverse careers in the performing arts around the world.

Logo for Cosi fan tutte, April 2019
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Opera: Cosi fan tutte

April 12, 13 and 14, 2019

Join Opera Chapman as we present Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Così fan tutte, or The School for Lovers.  Accompanied by The Chapman Orchestra, this famed opera buffa gets a full-scale production in the beautiful Musco Center for the Arts. This is your chance to hear the stars of tomorrow in one of the west coast’s newest opera houses!

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