Mocean Dance Season


moving with mocean

Moving With Mocean

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

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Curatorial Statement

A message from Mocean's Co-Artistic Directors

Susanne Chui and Sara Coffin

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Fluid Forms

Mocean's 20th Anniversary Mainstage Production is a confluence of perspectives from dance artists with deep ties to Atlantic Canada. April 8 + 9 at the Alderney Landing Theatre.

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From The Top

Tkaronto/Toronto-based choreographer Syreeta Hector premieres her new quartet From The Top, in Mocean's 20th Anniversary Production Fluid Forms, April 8 + 9, 2022

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Utawtiwow Kijinaq - Our Mother's Road

Mocean's Co-AD Sara Coffin, and Mi'kmaq dance artist Sarah Prosper, co-create a new duet premiering in Mocean's 20th Anniversary Production Fluid Forms, April 8 + 9, 2022

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Halifax choreographer Lydia Zimmer premieres her new trio Mercurials in Mocean's 20th Anniversary Production Fluid Forms, April 8 + 9, 2022

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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

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Everywhere the Edges. Photo Credit: Kevin MacCormack

Everywhere The Edges

Creative Residency for new work by Rebecca Lazier and Janet Echleman, supported by Live Art Dance, Mocean Dance and Breaking Circus. 

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

Professional Training

Intermediate to advanced

Ongoing weekly morning training

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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