Ray Ettinger has worked with The Coterie Theatre for many years. He appeared on The Coterie stage in such shows as The Seven Dwarfs, Wind in the Willows, and 101 Dalmatians. He also taught the Musical Theater Skills class for several years. He has played the piano for School House Rock, Live and other shows, and accompanies Coterie musical classes. He wrote and directed The Shoemaker & the Elves for the Independence Young Matrons, and appeared in Pagett Productions Rocky Horror Show and Chess, the Musical at Union Station.