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*** 1/26/2015 - ATTENTION!! Cocoon's Soiree has been cancelled this evening due to weather. Rescheduled for next Mon, Feb 2 at 7 p.m.


Welcome to Cocoon Theatre's Web site! We are an educationally-minded, non-profit, member-based, performing arts organization dedicated to bringing fine visual & performing arts classes, workshops & performances to all ages - with an emphasis on exploring the creative process, choosing thought-provoking material relevant to society today - with a wish to foster the growth of the individual, and to share in the building of sound communities and a strong world society!

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Our new Soiree in the Parlor Series

Hello Poughkeepsie

Cocoon has officially moved to the Cuneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie

Cuneen-Hackett Arts Center
9-12 Vassar Street
Poughkeepsie, NY

Goodbye Rhinebeck

Cocoon's final Mill St. performance - “YOU SAY GOODBYE …”

Cocoon Theatre celebrates the culmination of its inspiring 15-year run at 6384 Mill Street in Rhinebeck, NY. with an evening entitled “YOU SAY GOODBYE …” on Saturday, September 27 at 7:00 pm. Tkts: $15 suggested donation. Pay at the door by cash or check - bring a dish and a gift to share. P.O. Box 793, Rhinebeck NY 12572. www.cocoontheatre.org 845-876-6470.

The evening features the explosive talents of duet team Chelsea Murphy and Magda San Millan hailing from Philly with their new touring piece mixing dance, theater & social satire, as well as performances by Cocoon artists, for an exciting farewell with hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction of artwork by Cocoon’s Creative Director, Andres San Millan, and other surprises.

Cocoon Theatre is moving its office to 9 Vassar Street, Garden Suite, Poughkeepsie, NY. 12601 (in the newly vacated Dutchess County Arts Council space). Cocoon will continue working out of their Rhinebeck/Red Hook/Hyde Park area with fall classes being held locally.

Cocoon is excited to announce a new season performing in the beautiful, historic Cuneen-Hackett Arts Center in Poughkeepsie in 2015, as well as the distribution of a recent $10,000 grant from The Ellis L. Phillips Foundation, allowing reduced tuition and outreach programming during 2015. Schools and individuals are encouraged to contact Cocoon for a meeting if interested in reaping the benefits of Cocoon’s unique offerings, such as a new touring option of “The Illustrated Man,” a recent adaptation of six Ray Bradbury short stories, available for school bookings.


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2015 Calendar


Hardscrabble Parade

Cocoon remembers

Cocoon Theatre    9-12 Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601     (845) 452-7870