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10th Anniversary Celebration

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Join us for an exciting performance season: Celebrating 10 Years of Growth

+ - Chapman Performing Arts All-Years Reunion

SAVE THE DATE:  Saturday, October 7, 2017

Whether you graduated last year, or 50 years ago, with your degree in dance, music, or theatre, we'd LOVE to see you! There will be CoPA facilities tours, an engaging master class with Dr. Giulio Ongaro, CoPA dean, and a reception/mixer for all CoPA alumni and faculty.

FREE Facility and Performance Venue Tours
10am* & 3:30 p.m. — Meet by giant tree outside Waltmar Theatre
  • Department of Theatre: Studio and Waltmar Theatres, Moulton Hall
  • Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music: Bertea and Oliphant Halls, Salmon Recital Hall, Shanley Choral Room, Crean Orchestral Recital Hall, and more.
  • Entertainment Technology Center: Costume and Scene Shops
  • Department of Dance: Partridge Dance Center studios

*Led by Dean Ongaro

FREE Master Class with CoPA Dean Giulio 
2 p.m. –3 p.m. — Bertea Hall 109, Shanley Choral Room

"You mean you get paid to do this?”: Changing Models of Support for the Arts
Dean Giulio Ongaro, Ph.D., College of Performing Arts
In this presentation, we look at different ways in which Western societies have supported the arts through the centuries, including an exploration of the social and economic status of artists, how society defined their role and shaped their art, and how they adapted to changing or broke the mold.

FREE CoPA Alumni & Faculty Wine Reception & Mixer
6 p.m. –7 p.m. — Musco Center for the Arts

Reunion Questions? Contact Bobby Reade:

Register today via the Chapman Homecoming website:


PLUS... be sure to join us Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. for the The Chapman Orchestra and Chapman University Wind Symphony in Concert.

Experience the dazzling acoustics in our new 1,044-seat Musco Center for the Arts in this first of two fall concerts!

$15 general admission; $10 seniors 65+, alumni, and non-Chapman students; $5 Chapman Community.


+ - Anniversary Events

Join us for these special anniversary receptions throughout the 2017-18 Performance Season:


10th Anniversary Kickoff Reception:

Celebrating 10 Years of GROWTH

October 19, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Musco Center for the Arts






10th Anniversary Reception:

Celebrating 10 Years of COLLABORATION

The Chapman Orchestra & University Wind Symphony in Concert
November 11, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Musco Center for the Arts 








10th Anniversary Reception:

Celebrating 10 years of ARTISTRY

Fall Dance Concert
December 2, 2017
2 p.m.
Musco Center for the Arts









10th Anniversary Reception:

Celebrating 10 years of IMAGINATION

Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief
February 15, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Waltmar Theatre






10th Anniversary Reception:

Celebrating 10 Years of PASSION

Opera Chapman
Program TBA
April 20, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Musco Center for the Arts








10th Anniversary Reception: 

Celebrating 10 Years of VISION 

44th Annual Sholund Scholarship Concert
May 12, 2018
4 p.m.
Musco Center for the Arts








Please visit our 2017-2018 Events Calendar for a full listing of all Music, Theatre and Dance performances.

+ - Anniversary Discount Tickets

SAVE 10% NOW! 

In honor of our 10th season as the College of Performing Arts, we are offering a special ticket discount of 10% off a pair of tickets to any one CoPA performance during the 2017-18 Season! To claim your discount, use the promo code COPA10TH at checkout. VALID FOR ONLINE PURCHASES ONLY.