Become a Member

Heighten Your COCA Experience and Make an Impact

COCA members get more all year long—more behind-the-scenes access, more special perks, more advanced access, and more insider engagements. From early Summer Arts Camps registration to special receptions with guest artists, maximize your experience by becoming a member!

Your support as a member matters. At COCA, we work every day to enrich lives and build community through the arts. Your generosity ensures that the arts are accessible to everyone in St. Louis—regardless of age, ability, or financial means.

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Membership Levels and Benefits

Members receive special access and perks hand-crafted to enhance every aspect of your engagement with COCA.



  • Invitation to the annual member thank-you event
  • Invitations to member events, including gallery previews
  • Advance announcements for camps, classes, performances, events and more
  • Early access to purchase COCApresents performance tickets
  • Subscription to the monthly member e-newsletter
  • 10% discount on COCA merchandise

Purchase Creator Membership


$120 (or $10/month)

  • All benefits listed above
  • Invitation to the annual Season Kick-Off for members and their families
  • Early access to register for COCA Summer Arts Camps
  • Early access to register for classes

Purchase Designer Membership


$250 (or $20.84/month)

  • All benefits listed above
  • Invitations to dress rehearsals for select COCApresents programs
  • Recognition in COCA playbills and the annual Impact Report

Purchase Innovator Membership


$500 (or $41.67/month)

  • All benefits listed above
  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to a COCApresents opening night event
  • Opportunities to take special behind-the-scenes tours

Purchase Director Membership


$750 (or $62.50/month)

  • All benefits listed above
  • Invitations to special receptions with guest artists
  • Opportunity to buy the best seats in the house for COCApresents programs

Purchase Producer Membership

For gifts above $1,500, consider joining the Richard Baron Leadership Circle

Membership Frequently Asked Questions

What can you expect from your COCA membership?

COCA membership welcome packages are mailed to your address within two weeks.

Most membership communications, including the monthly COCA Member Newsletter, arrive digitally via email. Be sure to include as a safe sender in your email account to ensure these communications do not get sent to your spam filter.

Is it possible to become a member and waive my benefits?

Yes, of course. You can elect to waive benefits when purchasing online, or contact us at By waiving member benefits, your full membership becomes tax deductible.

When should you expect to receive your member card?

Membership comes with a digital card! Members receive an email with instructions on how to download the card within two days of processing your membership.

What do your membership dollars support?

Contributions received through memberships help support COCA’s mission in action with programs onsite at COCA and in partnership with organizations throughout the community. Your membership helps make all of our high-quality education programs accessible to all St. Louisans.


Reach out to our Member Services team for more information about membership.

COCA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and does not receive United Way support. Contributions to COCA are eligible for tax deduction to the limit allowable by law.