Mocean Dance Season


A man lies on his side holding a trombone over his head, and a woman kneels behind him.

Photo Credit: Kevin MacCormack. Jacinte Armstrong & Andrew Jackson in Outside In (2020) Concept & Direction by Jacinte Armstrong. Presented by suddenlyLISTEN


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

A woman balances lifting one leg to the side with arms outstretched. A man in the background plays a keyboard.

Where Dance and Music Meet

Co-Artistic Director Susanne Chui premieres a new full length work with 1313 Music Association, inspired by the late Jerry Granelli.

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.