The COCA parking lot is closed Monday, April 24 – Wednesday May 3, for COCAcabana. Parking is available behind Cicero’s on Delmar and throughout the Loop. Please be mindful of parking restrictions on the streets near COCA. Thank you.


COCA’s signature arts integration residency program―Interchange―encourages classroom educators, cultural organizations and teaching artists to work together to integrate the arts into lessons across all subject areas in order to engage and inspire their students to use critical thinking, problem solving and collaboration skills.

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Professional Development

Workshops and classes that engage teachers in hands-on activities designed to give them the tools needed to develop and implement arts-based strategies in their classrooms.

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Arts Learning

Our arts classes and residencies provide customized, multidisciplinary arts enrichment programs.

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COCAedu Cohort

The COCAedu Cohort: Solving Problems with Arts Integration is a professional development opportunity designed to engage a community of like-minded, arts-centered classroom educators.

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COCAedu engages students, inspires teachers and demonstrates the power of the arts to bridge barriers through programs in classrooms across the St. Louis region.

COCA Presents SchoolTime Shows

COCA happily welcomes school groups for daytime matinees of COCA Presents performances. Contact Eileen Manganaro at or 314.561.4880 to learn more.

View 2016–2017 COCA Presents Performances

COCAedu Sponsors

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  • Dana Brown Charitable Trust
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  • Eveland Family Foundation
  • The Hearst Foundation
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  • Norman J Stupp Foundation
    • – Commerce Bank, Trustee
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  • Philpott Family Foundation
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