• A studio in the new dance center
College of Performing Arts

New Dance Center

» New Dance Center

We’re committed: committed to our students, committed to dance and committed to making sure our students have access to the best dance facilities.

That’s why we’re building a brand-new dance center.

Anticipated to open in May 2022, the new, state-of-the-art facility will support the vibrant dance community at Chapman. You’ll practice, perform, and choreograph in one of several large studio spaces. The new facility also features classrooms, study spaces and a student lounge.

Here’s what you can expect:

Lower Level

Outer facade of the dance center

The lower level is where you’ll take classes, get one-on-one instruction and connect with faculty and guest artists.

Lower-level facilities:

  • A dedicated health clinic for treatment and rehabilitation with our physical therapist
  • Two classrooms
  • A small studio for small groups and one-on-one instruction
  • A conference room
  • A faculty studio
  • Faculty offices

Upper LevelA hallway in the dance center with a view of a studio

The upper level is where you’ll practice and take classes. There’s also a student lounge where you’ll be able to hang out with your classmates, do homework or just relax.

Upper-level facilities:

  • Five studios, all larger than 2,400-square-feet, with sprung floors, Apple TVs, mirrors, state-of-the-art AV equipment and performance lighting
  • Performance studio for small concerts and master classes
  • A student lounge with a terrace

Location

The new center will be located in the historic Villa Park Orchards packing house, near the Hilbert Museum of California Art and next to The K residence hall.

Contact Us


Program Questions
dance@chapman.edu
(714) 744-7040

Admission Questions
copaadmit@chapman.edu
(714) 516-5223

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