College of Performing Arts

Training Artists, Transforming Lives.

At Chapman University's 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.

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 intimate studio space to state-of-the-art theatre and concert hall like the Musco Center for the Arts. The end result is a strong record of alumni who enjoy rich and diverse careers in the performing arts around the world.