Box Office

COCA Box Office Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday: 3:00-7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-3:00pm
Two hours prior to all ticketed performances.

General ticket information

Details about individual tickets for all non-COCA Presents events, including student company performances, partner performances and fundraising events vary. Search for the performance in the events calendar for complete ticket details.

Subscription information.

Individual tickets: Purchase tickets online, by phone 314.561.4877 or in person (no handling fee) in at the COCA Box Office.

Tickets for Children: COCA Presents is designed to be best enjoyed by children ages 3 and up. Every individual entering the theatre must have a ticket, regardless of age. Please take this into consideration when purchasing tickets for your family.

Ticket Exchanges: COCA is pleased to offer free ticket exchanges for families who subscribe to COCA Presents. Individual ticket buyers may exchange for a $3 per ticket fee.

Tickets may be exchanged for any other COCA Presents show. Exchanges are subject to availability. Your request will be filled with the best available seats matching your preference. By exchanging tickets, you are releasing your original seats and they will be resold to another family.

Ticket exchange requests will be accepted until one hour prior to your ticketed performance or your preferred performance - whichever comes first.

There are 4 ways to request an exchange:
Have your tickets in hand and call 314.561.4877. Provide details located at the bottom of your ticket.
ID number
Seat number
CK number
Mail in old tickets and the new ones will be sent to you.

Send your tickets with a note of the new performance date and time. New ones will be mailed to you.

In Person
Bring your tickets to the Box Office during normal business hours (or one hour prior to your performance) and walk away with new ones.

Scan torn tickets and email to with a note of the new performance date and time requested.
Mail in old tickets and the new ones will be sent to you.

Your original tickets must be received before issuing new tickets.

Please contact 314.561.4877 for more information.

  • Please turn off cellular phones, alarm watches and pagers before the show begins.
  • Please do not bring food or drink into the theatre seating area.
  • The taking of photographs or the use of sound or video recording equipment during performances is strictly prohibited.
  • COCA is a smoke-free facility. If you must smoke, please step outside.
  • If another patron is disturbing your family's enjoyment of a performance, please contact an usher.
  • All performances begin promptly, except in the unlikely event of a technical problem. In consideration of our guest artists, we cannot delay the start of a show for latecomers. At an appropriate pause in the show, the House Manager will seat latecomers in an area least likely to disrupt the performance or fellow patrons. We cannot guarantee your reserved seats once the show has begun. Please be on time!
  • Is your child having trouble seeing the stage? Booster seats are available in the coatroom outside the theatre doors.
  • Wireless assisted listening devices for the hearing impaired are available upon request, free of charge.
  • Restrooms are located on the Lower Level at the base of the stairs. A wheelchair-accessible restroom is located in the main hallway adjacent to the drinking fountains.
  • In the unlikely event of a fire alarm, locate the emergency exit nearest you at the front right or the rear of the theatre. Follow the instructions of the House Manager and ushers and walk calmly to the nearest exit from the building.
  • Lost and found items are collected at the Patron Services Desk, available for retrieval during normal business hours.

Founders' Theatre seating chart

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