Current openings

current openings

Opportunities at COCA

COCA is always looking for qualified individuals to work in a variety of capacities. COCA is a community-based arts center committed to the creation, presentation and display of the visual and performing arts. We seek like-minded individuals who are as passionate about their profession as the center is about its mission. You’ll work with other staff/faculty members who are professionals in their field and embrace the importance of the arts in all their forms to the community.

Current Job Openings

Skilled pianist experienced in accompanying ballet technique and modern dance classes. Monday & Thursday evenings 5:30-7:30PM, and Saturday 9-10:30AM. Opportunities for additional work.  Classical and contemporary repertory. Hourly rate is $15-$30/hr depending on skills and experience. 

Send resume to: with “Accompanist” in the subject line. 

COCA has openings in dance for the summer, and have a particular interest in dancers with Early Childhood experience.

Requirements include:

- BA, BFA, MFA and/or extensive conservatory training/private study with respected teachers and/or professional performing experience.

- One year teaching experience and/or teaching certification.

- Three professional references

- “Audition” – Candidates are required to “audition teach” and will be observed by either the Director of Dance or the discipline director.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume to

COCA is searching for a part-time Patron Services Specialist.  This position is fast paced, highly visible, and works on the front line answering phones and receiving and directing patrons.  This position also alternates between the front desk/reception area and the position of “Floor Manager” to oversee the scheduled activities and events happening in the facility.  This opportunity requires evenings and week-ends.  Ideal candidates must be able to roll up their sleeves and work in a “hands on” environment.  Position also demands an energetic individual with strong customer service, PC and multi-tasking skills.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and references to using COCA Patron Services in the subject line.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Production Staff – PT (Week-Ends & Evenings)

Reports to:  Productions Manager
COCA is seeking experienced crew members to join our Production team (House Managers, Stage Crew, and Technical Assistants – Light & Sound).  

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and references by email to using COCA Production Staff the subject line.

Or by mail to:

COCA – Center of Creative Arts
524 Trinity Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63130

Please note: COCA is always recruiting for Production Staff even if there are no current job openings.

How to apply

To apply for a job at COCA, please follow the specific instructions listed in the job posting. If no specific directions are listed, you can submit your current resume, cover letter and references to COCA HR Department by:
fax: 1(314) 725-6222
mail: 524 Trinity Ave., St. Louis, MO 63130

Equal Opportunity statement

COCA is an equal opportunity institution, and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the bases of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and status as a covered veteran. This policy covers employment, and participation in the organization’s programs, activities, and services.

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Gallery Exhibition: Living Bridge - Carol Fleming Marks
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Feb 21, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014

Carol Fleming Marks’ monumental ceramic sculpture comes full circle in this exhibition of site-specific new work.
Free and open to the public.


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