Category - Arts and Entertainment

Chapman Connections Take the Stage Alumni write and produce a new play for London theatre.

The three theatre majors in Chapman’s College of Performing Arts never crossed paths at the University. Which isn’t so remarkable, since they came and went at different times. What’s special, though, is that the alumni...

From Choral Campers to Counselors Inspired by mentors, many choral campers return to Chapman to help lead the next generation in song.

They arrive as teenagers, just beginning to find their voices. But many of the high school students who have flocked to campus the last seven summers for the Chapman University Choral Music Camp return, again and again...

Why Are Central Americans Fleeing Their Homelands? Desperation, Says Chapman Professor

To help people glimpse the desperation driving Central Americans to flee their homelands and cross the U.S. border illegally, Chapman University Professor Lynn Horton recalls the story of one woman, a destroyed squash...

Hilbert Museum of California Art receives gift of eight paintings by Disney master Works by Eyvind Earle will be added to permanent collection

Eyvind Earle (1916-2000) – artist, illustrator, author, poet and recipient of the prestigious Disney Legend award — is probably best known to the general public as the man responsible for the styling, color and...

Women and Video Streaming Shake Up the Entertainment Industry Dodge College hosted its 19th annual Women in Focus conference on campus.

With so much gender-centered turbulence within the entertainment industry recently through the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, it is easy to see that the dialogue around how women are wronged and disadvantaged is long...

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Founders of Hilbert Museum of California Art to Receive Top Award from Arts Orange County

Mark and Janet Hilbert – art collectors, philanthropists and founding donors of the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University — will receive the 2018 Helena Modjeska Cultural Legacy Award in Arts...

Footloose on campus … and in the streets Chapman dancers use everyday places as performance spaces.

The dancers’ stages were a crosswalk, an art museum and an outdoor sculpture. Motorists, pedestrians and onlookers became instant audiences. The result? An experience that was part modern dance concert, part moveable...

And the Sundance Winners Are … Chapman alumni capture film festival prizes in documentary, narrative and new media.

The January weather at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, is famously chilly. But for Chapman University alumni, this year’s festival scene was sizzling hot. Alumni filmmakers from the university’s...

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Gender-bending ‘Othello’ to open at Chapman University Shakespeare's tragedy is explored in a lineup of campus events.

Shakespeare's tragedy 'Othello' always presents plenty of food for thought. Jealousy, racism, lies, lust and violence color every moment. So imagine stirring the dynamic by having two women play characters typically...

Kelli Stavast ’02 Takes on Olympic Assignment for NBC

For the next two weeks, Kelli Stavast ’02 has a glamorous job as an NBC broadcaster at the Winter Olympics. Think of her before you complain about the temperature in your cubicle or your car. Stavast’s assignment is...