One of her favorite experiences in dance, she says, was a work she lit in 1973 for Jerome Robbins in Spoleto, Italy.
She received a great deal of acclaim for the piece, and set and costume designer Santo Loquasto saw it and asked her to do the Shakespeare plays he was working on at the time.
She was raised in upstate New York in a sort of "follow your bliss" Norwegian-American family.
She was drawn to acting from a young age, and at 13, after watching a movie, Loken asked her parents, "How do I get to do that?
had earned her spot on the CSUN roster as a basketball player, and that's how she
wanted to be known.
Following her passion to provide a service that was valued by others who were willing to help her fund her venture when she
hit a barrier
took over the lease and opened her first restaurant, Miss Mamie's Spoonbread Too, named after her mother, in 1997.
does not want another staff member to come up empty-handed.
has been active at local and state levels of the Nebraska MTA and now serves Michigan MTA in several capacities.
One of those boundaries--condoms--was a contraceptive method that Coral and her boyfriend had used frequently but not consistently, Though she
feared pregnancy, once they had sex without consequence on one occasion, it was much easier to take the risk again.
The statement she
wanted to make, she
said was, "I am an Anglican and that is a part of my life; that I really feel at home in the Anglican Communion.
Later in the decade, while completing her MBA, she
took a job at the Real Estate Board of New York, rising through the ranks to become Executive Vice President in 1988, a position she
held until her retirement in May 2003.