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October 2020

Common Ground Exhibition: Schedule a Time to Participate!

Join us in contributing to Common Ground, a new, participatory exhibition celebrating the opening of our expanded Ferring East Wing led by artist, Olaniyi Akindiya. Common Ground is a place to be...
October 1November 15

Suffer the Children: A COCAwrites Workshop and Playwright’s Corner Speaker

Suffer the Children is part of a series of plays about Delilah, a young girl exploring questions of community and coming-of-age in St. Louis. Read...
October 29 @ 6:00PM8:00PM

November 2020

Joyful and Musical Theatre Biz Talk Speaker

Join Broadway artists Chryssie Whitehead and Tamyra Gray as they discuss the future of musical theatre and the Broadway biz. Followed by seasonal favorites sung by COCA’s vocal company. Read...
November 19 @ 6:00PM8:00PM

December 2020

Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol

Experience a holiday classic like never before in Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol! Through hundreds of paper puppets, miniatures, silhouettes, and a live original score, Chicago-based performance...
December 4December 6

February 2021

COCAwrites Festival

The COCAwrites Festival features a production of Suffer the Children, a reading of a new local piece, and student plays developed over the course of COCAwrites in collaboration with professional...
February 26, 2021February 28, 2021

April 2021

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE, A Dance Company

Join us for a weekend-long celebration and culmination of Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE, A Dance Company’s Artist-in-Residence engagement COCA. Read...
April 9, 2021April 11, 2021