Chapman University


Julianne O'Brien, Chair, Dance Department, College of Performing Arts

Amy Graziano, Chair, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, College of Performing Arts

Tamiko Washington, Chair, Theater Department, College of Performing Arts

Madeline Warren, Chair, Undergraduate Programs, Dodge College of Film & Media Arts

Kevin Jones, Chair, Graduate Programs, Dodge College of Film & Media Arts

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Submission Policy:

BA in dance, film studies, music, screenwriting, or theater (emphases in directing/ performance, dramaturgy/ literature, technical theater, and theater education). BFA in animation and visual effects, broadcast journalism, creative producing, dance performance, film production, screen acting, TV production, theater performance, writing for film, and TV. BM in composition, instrumental performance, vocal performance, and music education. MA in film and media studies. MFA in documentary filmmaking, film production, film and TV producing, production design, screenwriting, TV writing, and producing. JD/MFA in film and TV producing. MBA/MFA in film and TV producing. MM in keyboard collaborative arts. Minors in advertising, broadcast journalism, dance, documentary film, film and media studies, film music, general music, music business, music technology, production design for film, public relations, TV, visual effects, VR, and AR. Audition or portfolio required for BFA, BM, MFA, and MM programs. Scholarships and financial aid available.


Dance, Film Acting, Filmmaking, Music, Theater Acting, Theater


BA, BFA, MFA, Conservatory


Chapman's personalized education gives each student a unique opportunity to become an original thinker who rises to the world’s challenges. We're here to make something: films, business models, lines of code - to bring them to life and deliver them to the world.