Reminder: The COCA Building will be closed this Sunday, April 21.

In 1881, Edgar Degas presented The Little Dancer of 14 years at The Sixth Impressionist Exhibition in Paris. His intention was to portray an everyday, Parisian girl who dreamed of a career in ballet. The public, more accustomed to seeing idealized versions of women portrayed in art, were not pleased, to say the least. In… Read More

Many people remember their first theatre experience as a child: The lights go low, quiet sweeps the seats and you sit still, waiting for the action to begin. It can be a magical experience. But for a large number of children and families, the dark settings along with the surprises and loud noises of live performances… Read More

This October when we kick off our 2017-2018 COCA Presents Season with The Wiz, we’ll do so with an incredibly talent at the helm. COCA is fortunate to have The Black Rep’s esteemed Ron Himes directing The Wiz: a beloved seven-time Tony Award-winning musical features a dazzling mix of rock, gospel and soul music – including Brand… Read More