News Archive


  • June 10, 2016
    Learn more about Tirrell's recent publication.
  • March 28, 2016

    Theater Blog 4: Aaaaaand…SCENE!

                You know that feeling you get whenever you’re performing, presenting a project, or speaking publicly and once it’s over you come to realize that you almost feel as if you blacked out during the whole thing? It’s a very specific feeling and it may or...

  • March 23, 2016

    The story of Hairspray was first introduced by, filmmaker, director, and writer, John Waters in 1988. Then in 2002 it was created into a Broadway musical and ran for over 2,500 performances and closed on January 4, 2009. In 2003 it won eight Tony Awards out of thirteen nominations, it has...

  • March 22, 2016
    Azusa Pacific University Theater continues its 21st season with the hit musical Hairspray. The show runs Thurs.-Sat., March 31-April 6, with Thursday and Friday performances at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday performances at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • February 22, 2016

    Sorry I have been MIA for a while! I have been hard at work closing our show As It Is In Heaven, which had a fantastic sell out run, as well as jumping right into Assistant Stage Managing our last show of the season, Hairspray! With working in the theater...

  • January 29, 2016

                 Greetings from overseas! Yes, I am currently in Oxford, England gearing up to begin my academics really soon. Just to review, my name is Joseph Reyes and I am a senior Theatre Arts major and Business Management minor at APU and will be graduating...

  • January 29, 2016

     Andi Chapman, director of As It Is In Heaven, is an Actress, Director, and Educator. She comes to us with years of of professional experience and training, giving our students first hand training and guidance in the industry. 


    Her Television, film, stage credits include: Transparent, Switched at Birth, Glee, Dexter, 24, Six...
  • January 22, 2016 by Rachel White
    When Jennifer Lopez reached across the “American Idol” judges’ table and handed APU senior Jessica Cabral a golden ticket, she felt like everything in her life had led her to that moment.
Note: This information is current for the 2015-16 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.