CoCoDaCo Dance Chicago is a new community of contemporary dance companies. Through collaborating in the creation of movement, CoCoDaCo both upholds and advances the craft of dance.
CoCoDaCo operates as a triptych, each company informing and inspiring the next. The Youth Ensemble is a young company that that operates with the goal of professionalism in mind. The Mezzo Company, consisting of experienced young adults, will be the core of CoCoDaCo, providing the opportunity to experiment with choreography and create new repertoire. The Professional Company is made up of the most experienced and mature dancers. A mentorship program, in which a representative from each company and board members meet every season, ensures a reciprocal relationship of feedback and inspiration.
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