august 15-17, 2013
dance made in canada/fait au canada festival, Toronto
Mocean will present Canvas 5 x 5 by Tedd Robinson
Premiere of Burnwater, East Dover, NS
A truly collaborative performance presented by Hear Here Productions with Sculptor/Blacksmith John Little and Sound Artist Erin Donovan. Little's award-winning sculptures and beautiful property in East Dover provides the sound and scenic backdrop for Mocean's dance artists and Hear Here's musicians. A once in a lifetime performance at a spectacular site!
Creation of My Mother's Kitchen
Creation period at Dalhousie School of Architecture with Sarah Bonnemaison (Art Direction), and Claire French (Choreographer).
Atlantic Dance Festival, Moncton, NB
Atlantic Dance Festival presents Mocean Dance performing A leash for two hounds by Lesandra Dodson with Halifax dance artist Jacinte Armstrong.
Creation with Sara Coffin, Northampton, MA
Second creation period in Northampton, MA at Smith College with Sara Coffin.
Creation Residency with Darryl C. Tracy, Fredericton, NB
Mocean participates in a two-week choreographic research residency with Darryl Tracy (Choreographer) and Lesandra Dodson (Choreographic Mentor) hosted by Charlotte Street Arts Centre.
Creation with Sara Coffin, Halifax, NS
Final creation period in Halifax with Sara Coffin.
Mocean Dance performs at Smith College, Theatre 14
A Mocean Dance and Smith College venture, Mocean's new work by Sara Coffin will premiere at Smith College in Theatre 14 as part of the MFA thesis concert presentations. A merging of professional dance and academia not to be missed!
MOTION--Brush/Movement/Sound: A Facing the Future Concert
1313 Hollis, Halifax; Tickets $20/10 at the door; contact: Andrew MacKelvie for more info.
Sponsored by Mocean Dance and 1313 Music Association, work featuring Barbara Bash (brush/calligraphy), Susanne Chui (movement) and Jerry Granelli (sound). An evening of spontaneous composition, crossing the lines between forms to create a new, multi-dimensional form.
Mocean Dance performs My Mother's Kitchen at: Mind into Matter: Bodies in Responsive Space Symposium (May 9 & 10) at the Dalhousie School of Architecture, Halifax, NS
Art Direction: Sarah Bonnemaison; Choreography: Claire French; Multimedia: Lukas Pierce;
Performers: Jacinte Armstrong, Susanne Chui, and Sarah Rozee.
An innovative installation featuring architectural sets and inter-active multimedia elements that highlight the history of modernist kitchen design, and an accompanying 30 minute performance animating the installation of elements and themes.
Website: Mind into Matter Symposium
Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival, Guelph, ON
Guelph Dance Festival presents Mocean Dance performing A leash for two hounds by Lesandra Dodson.
Choreographic Lab- CLEAR Forum, Canning, NS
Community professional development- choreographic research lab partnering with host organization Ross Creek Centre for the Art