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College of Performing Arts

Dance Programs

» Academic Dance Programs

The Department of Dance offers two degree programs and one minor:

In addition, the College of Performing Arts offers several minors in music and musical theatre. These provide students with opportunities to pursue additional interests and expand their performance skills.

Admission Information

If you apply to Chapman as a Dance major, you must complete The Common Application and submit both a Creative Supplement and Pre-Screen materials. You can learn more about the application process on our Admission page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Visit our FAQs page for answers to the most common questions asked about our programs and the admission process. If you don't find the information you need, feel free to reach out to us at copaadmit@chapman.edu or (714) 744-7040.

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Elijah Richardson, '18
Dance alumnus
Recently named one of Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch," Elijah Richardson is making a name for himself in the Chicago dance world and beyond.

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