Musco Center for the Arts
Covering 88,000 breathtaking square feet, Musco Center for the Arts provides a state-of-the-art venue for College of Performing Arts students to hone their talents, discover their voices and visions, and prepare for rich and rewarding lives in the arts. The Center’s façade spans the entire block at the northwest corner of campus, staking out a highly visible arts identity within the community.
Designed by renowned architects Pfeiffer Partners, with acoustics by world‑renowned Yasuhisa Toyota of Nagata Acoustics, Musco Center boasts an intimate seating chamber with 1,044 seats on three levels and a full-scale stagehouse capable of grand spectacle or lush symphonic sound with its unique orchestral shell in place. Opening in March 2016, Musco Center will serve as a dynamic focal point for campus life and the broader community, giving notice that world-class arts education and artistic achievement have found a new home in Southern California.
Partridge Dance Center
Located at the corner of Cypress & Maple, this state of the art dance facility was completed in August 2002. With a design that allows for dialogue among students and room for intense creative and academic activity, this 12,500 square foot space promotes a strong sense of community and artistry among the 120 Chapman dance majors and approximately 300 other students who take classes here.