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 Chapman Celebrates Opening Night returns on

Friday, November 1, 2019

You won't want to miss this annual extravaganza featuring a spectacular live song-and-dance stage show produced by Chapman University students and faculty. All proceeds from the event benefit the Chapman Scholarship Fund. 

 Alumni Achievement Award

brenda brkusic milinkovic photo

Brenda Brkusic Milinkovic '04 is a seasoned television executive recognized for her expertise in developing award-winning programming. She recently became the Director of Programming and Development at NBCUniversal. Previously, Milinkovic directed the development, national distribution and marketing of programs on PBS for PBS SoCal. She has worked with acclaimed film and TV stars Will Smith, Oprah Winfrey, Martin Scorsese, Lady Gaga and more. Her work has received 8 Emmy Awards, 14 Emmy nominations, 4 CINE Golden Eagle Awards, 12 Telly Awards, and 3 Golden Mike Awards. Most recently Milinkovic was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.”  She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film and Television Production from Chapman University.  


Opening Night

Friday, November 1, 2019

Pre-show Reception 6:00 p.m.

Aitken Arts Plaza

Stage Show 7:30 p.m. 

Musco Center for the Arts

Thank you to our 2019 Opening Night Sponsors

Title Sponsor
Hank and Marcia Adler

Gold Star Sponsors
Tom and Pat Elliott '60
Donna F. Gladson

Silver Star Sponsors
Eric M. Scandrett

Copper Star Sponsors
Arnold and Christine Alvarez
Pat Buttress - PIB Public Affairs
Sandra and Lawrence Collier
Danny and Cora Lambing 

Program Advertisements

1/2 Page Program Ad: $100

Full Page Program Ad: $200

For more information, or to purchase an Ad, contact