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Fluid Forms

posted March 10th, 2022

Mocean's 20th anniversary mainstage production - APril 8 + 9

Mocean marks its 20th Anniversary in a milestone production exploring the dynamic interplay of diverse identities. Fluid Forms embraces dance as a reflection of the elusive, ever-changing nature of our world and celebrates the eloquent artists who set the pace. Featuring three exciting new works from emergent voices from Atlantic Canada: Sarah Prosper and Sara Coffin, Syreeta Hector, and Lydia Zimmer. Mocean Dance presents Fluid Forms live at Alderney Landing Theatre, 2 Ochterloney St. Dartmouth NS B2Y 3Z3


Friday April 8th at 8pm
Saturday April 9th at 2pm
Saturday April 9th at 8pm

General: $28
Senior: $25
Student/Artist: $22
Youth/Unwaged: $15
Saturday April 9th at 2pm
Tickets available by donation

*Ticket prices listed are excluding taxes and fees:      Online ticket service fee: $5 per ticket      In-person ticket service fee (in advance or at the door): $2 per ticket

GROUP RATE AVAILABLE FOR TICKETS! Groups of 8 or more - $22 per ticket (plus tax), and one-time service fee of $2.

To access the group rate, call 902-461-8401 to reserve your tickets directly with the Alderney Landing Box Office.

Click here to purchase mainstage tickets online

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The elements of fluid forms

Syreeta Hector (Tkaronto/Toronto) returns to her Atlantic roots to explore personal and performative identities along with her connection to land and space in her new quartet From The Top.This ensemble piece will examine the roots that connect us to our family histories and considers what we inherit from our ancestors and the landscape of Eastern Canada. This physical piece will delve into essential elements of human conversation and celebrates the potential of how unique identities can create a cohesive voice.


Mi’kmaw dance artist Sarah Prosper (Eskasoni First Nation) teams up with Mocean’s Co-Artistic Director Sara Coffin to dive into the spiritual and emotional qualities of water in a cross-generational, cross-cultural duet: Utawtiwow Kijinaq - Our Mother’s Road 

The history of water lives within a timeline of life, death, and patterns. The sacredness and giver of the 4  waters; rain, fresh, body, and sea waters. Our mother’s road “utawtiwow kijinaq”, the life giver and our honoured protectors guide us in our journeys that take us back from filtration and balance.


Lydia Zimmer (Halifax) brings her new work Mercurials a trio of personalities toeing the line between illusion and disillusion; abstracting the psychological impacts of somatic and grandiose delusion, Mercurials casts a spell of danger and grace in a strange new world.

“Describing an individual as mercurial means that they change their mind quickly and have unpredictable moods. The element mercury is extremely toxic, metallic, and liquid. With the merging of these ideas, my dancers are beautiful, but dangerous…”


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