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.

Anything Imaginable

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.

Instrumental students warming up before a concert
Featured Event

Instrumental Music Camp

June 15-19, 2020

It's not too early to think about summer! Join us for the inaugural Chapman University Instrumental Music Camp for woodwind, brass and percussion. Open to all students entering grades 912, our camp faculty and instructors are committed to providing students with an exciting, positive and rewarding musical experience. We hope you will join us for a week of learning and fun!

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