Category - Arts & Film

Can You Tell Me How to Get … to a Completely Different Street? Chapman theatre students gain unique skills by taking a racy puppetry turn onto "Avenue Q."

Don’t tell Cookie Monster. But some people frown on the prospect of cookie crumbs in monster fur. That was the message during a recent rehearsal for Chapman University’s upcoming production of the triple-Tony-winning...

The ‘Us’ Factor Earning the trust of collaborative artists, cinematographer Yasu Tanida ’01 becomes a prime-time player.

According to Yasu Tanida ’01, the realities of working in the film industry are a lot like those in other lines of work. He has to show up on time, be ready to work long hours and have the skills to troubleshoot a range...

The Satellite Experience Mounting an exhibition of their works during the high-profile Miami Art Week gives Chapman students a taste of professional success.

People mean well. But for student artists, it can grow wearisome when yet another person asks how they plan to practically apply their fine-arts education. “Not only are you fighting against the competitiveness of the...

Hilbert Museum Named Best of O.C.

In an area with a host of venerable visual-art institutions, the 3-year-old Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University was named editors’ pick as Orange County’s best art museum in OC Weekly’s 2018 Best of...

Drama from the Front Lines A Veterans Day performance taps the power of “If All the Sky Were Paper.”

The mark of a compelling story is that it’s told over and over, sometimes even to the same listeners, who often hear something new in each retelling. So it is with “If All the Sky Were Paper,” the play by Chapman...

Artful Explorers

Wherever art and science share synchronous orbits, chances are Lia Halloran will be there, contributing momentum. Halloran, an associate professor in the Department of Art as well as a practicing artist, recently...

Cause for Celebration at the Oscars Best Picture Win for 'Green Book' is Sweet Silver Lining for Chapman Film Alumnus

A Chapman University alumni filmmaker has been nominated in this year’s Academy Awards for his editing work on the acclaimed feature film “Green Book.”

Hilbert Museum Acquires Important Norman Rockwell Drawing "Crestwood Commuter Station" will be displayed to public starting Feb. 2

The Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University has acquired a large and highly detailed Norman Rockwell pencil drawing, “Crestwood Commuter Station,” created in preparation for one of the artist’s iconic...

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Protecting the Health of ‘Artistic Athletes’

Suicide, career-ending injuries and the stress of relentless workouts might seem like problems seen just among elite athletes. But many performing artists also are at a high risk for developing these conditions, says a...

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Star-Studded Evening Raises Nearly $2 Million for Student Scholarships at Chapman University

A founding member of the Grateful Dead. An Emmy-winning television producer. Two dynamic philanthropists. At Chapman Celebrates, all were proud Panthers in support of student scholarships.