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  • 03/27/2015 COCA Hires Jennifer Stoffel As Director of External Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
    COCA announced that Jennifer Stoffel will join its senior leadership team as Director of External Affairs and Strategic Initiatives.

  • 03/20/2015 Announcing the 2015-2016 COCA Presents Season
    COCA is pleased to announce its COCA Presents 2015-2016 season.

  • 02/12/2015 COCA Present 2014-2015: Little Prince
    COCA's final COCA Presents production of the season: The Little Prince

  • 01/29/2015 COCA Presents 2014-2015: Walking the Tightrope
    COCA Presents Walking the Tightrope in the Founders’ Theatre February 21 and 22, 2015.

  • 01/22/2015 COCA Present 2014-2015: Continuing the Legacy
    A press release about COCA’s upcoming production of Continuing the Legacy, conceived of and directed by COCA Alumnus Christopher Page, which uses dance, music and vivid photography as vehicles to take audience members on a powerful journey through black history—from slavery to the jazz era, through the civil rights movement, to modern times.

  • 01/09/2015 Internationally Renowned Dancers to Join COCA Artistic Team
    Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd Retire from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Lead COCA Dance Program as Co-Artistic Directors of Dance

  • 12/23/2014 COCA Presents The Little Prince
    A news release on The Little Prince, running at COCA in March. This musical play, based on the book by Antoine de Sant-Exupery, features COCA Theatre Company (CTC) student actors in tandem with St. Louis professionals.

  • 12/01/2014 COCA Presents Show from L.A.'s Acclaimed 24th Street Theatre
    A news release on Walking the Tightrope. Winner of three Drama Critics Circle Awards and honored with more than a dozen nominations for acting, music, video design and more, this was produced in Los Angeles by 24th Street Theatre. It is a creative and moving story of a grandfather and granddaughter who must redefine their relationship after Grandma leaves to "join the circus."

  • 12/01/2014 COCA Presents Continuing the Legacy in Honor of Black History Month
    A news release on Continuing the Legacy. Written and directed by COCA alumnus Christopher Page, Continuing the Legacy uses dance as a vehicle to take audience members through black history – from slavery to the jazz era, through the civil rights movement, to modern times.

  • 11/05/2014 COCA Announces New Board Members
    An announcement of the appointment of five new members to COCA’s Board of Directors. The new members include representatives from Express Scripts, The Laclede Group, Inc., Monsanto and PNC Bank, as well as a former professional ballet dancer and attorney.

  • 11/03/2014 COCA Executive Director Addresses NEA
    A press release/photo from Friday’s National Council on the Arts public meeting at which Kelly Pollock, COCA Executive Director was a featured speaker.

  • 10/20/2014 COCA Presents High Energy Hip-Hop Concert
    A news release on Perpetual Motion. The new year kicks off with this high-energy dance concert featuring the talented members of COCAdance and the COCA Hip-Hop Crew performing a mix of cutting-edge hip-hop and contemporary dance!

  • 10/20/2014 Children's Favorite, Stella, Comes to Life at COCA
    A news release on Stella, Queen of the Snow, part of the 2014-2015 COCA Presents season, November 22-23, 2014. Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia has joined forces with popular Stella and Sam author Marie-Louise Gay in a new stage adaption of the beloved storybook, designed especially for young children.

  • 10/16/2014 Award-winning Nearly Lear Next up at COCA
    Next up in the 2014-2015 COCA Presents season – one night only on November 8, 2014 at 5pm - Nearly Lear. Actress Susanna Hamnett braves the most savage storm in English literature with breathtaking hilarity and heartache, honoring the beautiful language of Lear while taking a bit of poetic license.

  • 09/15/2014 COCA Holiday Tradition - The Little Dancer - Returns!
    This production brings to life the famous Degas statuette and celebrates her awakening with dancing, costumes and music that are colorful and varied. This season, the statuette “dances” through iconic images of St. Louis, in honor of the city’s 250th birthday.

  • 09/15/2014 Nicole Lemkemeier to Exhibit in the Millstone Gallery at COCA
    The press release on “Poetic Nature: Discovering the Audubon Center at Riverlands,” a new exhibition by St. Louis artist Nicole Lemkemeier opening at COCA on October 10.

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Lauren Kistner
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