Mocean Dance Season

2022-2023

A person plays a trombone while another reaches soft hands around the bell of the instrument.

Photo by Kevin MacCormack. Featuring Andrew Jackson and Sam Penner in Where Dance and Music Meet (2023) by Susanne Chui

Where Dance and Music Meet

Mocean Dance and 1313 Music Association present a new full length work by Susanne Chui, inspired by the late Jerry Granelli.

A cluster of hands and feet of four people in colourful clothing.

PLAY

Research begins for a new participatory
public art project by Jacinte Armstrong.

A photo of a woman standing in front of the ocean, among sand and grasses. She faces away from the camera looking upwards.

Moving in Mi'kma'ki

Community workshop series for all ages and skill levels, led by Eskasoni First Nation dance artist Sarah Prosper.

moving with mocean

Moving With Mocean

 Free classes for all ages and levels at the Halifax Central Library, and Keshen Goodman Library.

A woman in the foreground with her arms stretched out in fourth position kneeling on the ground and a women in the background crouched in a small bed on riverbed of white fabric.

Utawtiwow Kijinaq - Our Mother’s Road  (2022), Photo Credit: Kevin MacCormack

Utawtiwow Kijinaq - Our Mother's Road

Mocean's Co-AD Sara Coffin, and Mi'kmaq dance artist Sarah Prosper, perform September 21 at Contact East

Studio Training Photo

These Version of Us (in rehearsal), Photo Credit: Kevin MacCormack

Professional Training

Intermediate to advanced

Ongoing weekly morning training

A woman dances with an arm draped over her head in front of a mirror showing many others in the room.

Emerging Artists In Residence

Supporting street dancers Carolin Mateus and Gabrielle Greener, and Eskasoni First nation dancer Sarah Prosper.

A group of people embrace in a tight circle with their heads lowered, in front of a wine-coloured wall

CLEaR Forum

Our week long Choreographic Lab, Exploration and Research program returns in spring 2023.

A person stands with their forearms crossed in front of their waist, wearing gold gloves.

Fluid Forms - Mocean's 20th Anniversary Documentary

A behind-the-scenes perspective on a milestone production.