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Join us for a conversation with COCA Hip-Hop Crew visiting choreographers Rio Henderson and John Silver Sunday November 19, at 5:30PM in the Founders’ Theatre

Both Henderson and Silver are St. Louis natives, and Henderson is a COCA alumn. They will be showing their works to the public and speaking on their experience working with the dancers here at COCA.

More about the Choreographers: 

Cornithea “Rio” Henderson
Cornithea “Rio” Henderson received his training at the Center of Contemporary Arts
in St. Louis, America Ballet Theater, and The Dancer Theatre of Harlem. Rio has worked alongside Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, and Christina Aguilera. His film and television credits include Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Saturday Night Live, You Got Served, Be Cool, Stomp the Yard, and Dreamgirls. He has had the pleasure of choreographing for Ciara, Ne-yo, Usher, Prince, Empire and Chris Brown’s latest “Party” tour.

John Silver
John Silver has shared the stage with some of the music industry’s biggest names including Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, and Ne-Yo, to name a few.