Mocean Dance Season


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Curatorial Statement

A message from Mocean's Co-Artistic Directors

Susanne Chui and Sara Coffin

dancers balancing objects on their head in re-writing distance

Re-Writing Distance with Lin Snelling and Guy Cools, Photo Credit: Michael Reinhart

Rewriting Distance

December 9 + 10 @ 7:30pm, December  11 + 12 @ 3:30pm
Christ Church Parish Hall, Dartmouth | Tickets Available Now

Zimmer Creation Audition Call

Photographer: Movita Beaucoup

NEW WORK BY Lydia Zimmer

Halifax choreographer LYDIA ZIMMER will create a new work to premiere April 2022

A black woman stands in front of a blurred street. The sides of her head are shaved, and her full curly hair falls to one side of her head. She wears a black wrap top with a V-neck.

New Commission by Syreeta Hector

NB-born, Tkaronto/Toronto-based choreographer Syreeta Hector will create a new work premiering in April 2022

A young blonde woman in a bright red satin dress stands on a red sandy cliff overlooking the ocean.

New Work by Sara Coffin and Sarah Prosper

Mocean's Co-Artistic Director, Sara Coffin, and Mi'kmaq dance artist Sarah Prosper, co-create a new work premiering April 2022


Photo: Kevin MacCormack

Everywhere The Edges

A New Creation by Rebecca Lazier and Janet Echelman, produced in collaboration with Live Art Dance and Breaking Circus - Premiering 2022

Studio Training Photo

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

Professional Training

Intermediate to advanced

Ongoing weekly morning training

moving with mocean

Moving with Mocean

Free movement classes for the community

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CLEaR Forum

Choreographic Lab, Exploration and Research

Standing Alone (2016), Photo Credit: Michelle Doucette

Series Dance 10 @ ODD

Fall 2021 | Oct 14, 15, 16 - Presented by Ottawa Dance Directive