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2008-2009 Season

October 18, 2008
Nocturne Festival of the Arts, Halifax, NS
Mocean Dance partners with visual artist Holly Crooks in Transitory as part of Halifax's annual Nocturne Festival. Mocean will perform improvisational dance steeped in the themes of waiting, transience and temporality, inspired by photographs from Crooks' Gathering Time Series.
Performance: October 18, 6pm
Halifax Ferry Terminal, Lower Water Street
Admission: free
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october 25, 2008 
Limelight: Mocean's 4th annual fundraising gala, Halifax, NS
Mocean Dance performs in their fourth annual fundraising gala, Limelight. With a silent auction, light fare, great music and special guests, it's an event not to be missed! Reserve your tickets early!
October 25th, 7:30pm
Dalhousie McInnes Room, 6136 University Avenue
Tickets: $45 each, tables of ten available
(902) 420-4162

november 3-7, 2008
Convocation Hall, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
As part of a Sackville Cultural Capitals event, Mocean conducts a week of workshops for students, adults and community groups, culminating in a full-evening performance at Convocation Hall.
Performance: November 7, 8pm
Convocation Hall, Mount Allison University, 37 York Street
(506) 364-2662

january 22-24, 2009
Live Art Presents: Mocean Dance, Halifax, NS
Presented by Live Art Dance Productions, Mocean performs in their Home Season Mainstage Production. The evening will feature the world premiere of a new creation by Montreal-based choreographer, Estelle Clareton.
Performances: January 22-24, 8pm
The Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Ave
(902) 494-3820 or 1-800-874-1669
For Group Rates, call Live Art: (902) 420-0003

february 6-7, 2009
Community Workshops, Charlottetown, PEI
Mocean Dance conducts two days of residency workshops in partnership with The Confederation Centre in Charlottetown, PEI.

february 11-15, 2009
Mocean Dance Residency, Saint John's, Newfoundland
Mocean Dance spends five days in Saint John's, Newfoundland conducting workshops and outreach for students and community groups. The residency will culminate with an informal showing at the Basement Theatre.

february 21, 2009
Black Tie with a Twist, Harbourfront Marriott Hotel, Halifax, NS
Mocean Dance performs in this annual fundraiser for and celebration of Halifax Dance.
Contact Halifax Dance for more information at (902) 422-2006.

april 8, 2009
The Capitol Theatre, Moncton, NB
Mocean Dance is excited to perform in a full-evening mainstage at one of New Brunswick's most prestigious theatres.
Performance: April 8, 8pm (re-scheduled from November 20, 2008)
The Capitol Theatre, 811 Main Street
(506) 856-4379 or 1 800-567-1922

april 25th, 2009
Halifax Dance Association, Halifax, NS
Join us for an informal, in-studio mixer, featuring works-in-progress by Vancouver's Susan Elliot and Halifax's Cory Bowles. We'll mix it up with performances by special guests Sarah English, DJ Stiles. Cash bar.
Performance: 8:00pm
Halifax Dance Association, Maritime Center (lower level), 1505 Barrington Street
Entry by minimum donation ($5 for students/seniors, $10 for others)
Photograph by Holly Crooks