Winter Break Information

The COCA building and administrative offices will be closed from December 22, 2022 at 6:00PM through January 2, 2023. COCA will reopen at 9:00AM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

COCA Art & Design Studio

Winter/Spring Classes

Registration for Winter/Spring Semester classes is open. Classes start January 17, 2023.

Explore mediums like ballet, hip-hop, tap, fine art, film, fashion, acting, singing, and so much more. We offer classes from early childhood to adult for skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced.

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COCA Arts Camps

Spring Break Arts Camps

Registration for Spring Break Arts Camps is open. Join us over spring break (March 20–24) for unique and fun arts learning experiences for ages 4–10.

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Regional Summer Intensive Auditions (RSIA)

RSIA 2023 will be held January 13–15 at COCA. The auditions are a collaborative audition opportunity, bringing together a variety of dance programs from across the country at one time for dancers (Ages 11–25) to audition for summer intensive programs as well as trainee positions.

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Ballet & Contemporary Intensive

Summer Intensives

COCA’s summer intensives provide advanced arts training for ages 9–19. Summer intensives are offered in architecture, ballet & contemporary, circus, film, leadership, theatre design, and voice.

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Summer Arts Camps

Registration for Summer Arts Camps opens on January 28. COCA members receive access to early camp registration starting January 14.

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Upcoming COCApresents Performances

Tickets are on sale now for COCApresents performances in the new year.

COCAwrites Festival: The Wolves | MAR 24–26

COCAwrites Festival: Student Voices | MAR 26

TRIumphant | MAY 5–7

Improv Troupe Spring Performance | MAY 12

Vocal Company Spring Concert | MAY 18–19

Pippin | JUL 20–23

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Year-End Giving

COCA deeply appreciates your year-end support. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, COCA relies on our donors for critical support that helps make our innovative arts education programs accessible to all.

Online Donations by Credit Card or ACH Transfer

If you make a donation through the website or by sending an ACH transfer through your bank, the funds must be in the COCA Bank Account on or before December 31.

Donations Through Stock Transfer

If you make a donation through a stock transfer, the stock must be received, and made available for sale, by the account on or before December 30. Stock Transfer Instructions

Donations with a Personal Check

To give with a personal check or by mailing your credit card information, it must be postmarked by December 31. If the donation is by check, the check must be dated on or before December 31. Donations dropped off at COCA must be received on or before Thursday, December 22 at 6:00PM.

If you have specific questions or need assistance with your year-end gift, contact Jeremy Dewey at or 314.561.4861.

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Miss Lee and COCA Students

Celebration of the Life & Legacy of Lee Nolting

Lee Nolting was beloved by so many past students, friends, and colleagues. Find out how you can participate in her services on Sunday, January 8 at 1:00PM at COCA.

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