A woman kneels on the floor in front of a large pile of white paper.

Jacinte Armstrong

Choreographer, Dancer

Jacinte Armstrong is an Acadian artist based in K’jipuktuk/Halifax, NS. Her work explores embodied practice through performance, choreography, collaboration, and curation, communicating the experience of the body in relation to objects, materials, and people. Jacinte is Artistic Director and co-founder of SiNS (Sometimes in Nova Scotia) dance, Administrative and Artistic Producer at suddenlyLISTEN, and performs regularly with Mocean Dance. From 2014-18 she was Artistic Director of Kinetic Studio, presenting an annual season of contemporary dance workshops and performances in Nova Scotia, and since 2015 has been part of 8DAYS8JOURS, an annual gathering of Canadian choreographers. In 2016 Jacinte received a Nova Scotia Masterworks Award as a dancer with Mocean Dance in Canvas 5 x 5 choreographed by Tedd Robinson, and was awarded an Established Artist Recognition Award by the Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership Council. She has an MFA in Performance from NSCAD University (2020) and is studying to become a certified Laban Movement Analysis (CMA). She is a member of CADA, the CDA, and the DTRC. For more visit jacintearmstrong.comwww.sinsdance.com .


Photo by Kevin MacCormack