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2016-2017 Season

 june 7, 2016
Canada Dance Festival, Ottawa ON
Mocean Dance presents Sable Island (2015) by Serge Bennathan.

june 20-24, 2016
Countertechnique Intensive with Joy Davis
Mocean Dance presents Countertechnique Intensive with visiting guest artist Joy Davis (Boston, MA) in partnership with Kinetic Studio. 

june 27 and july 8, 2016
Creation with Daniele Desnoyers
First creation period in our home studios at Halifax Dance with Montreal based choreographer Daniele Desnoyers and Mocean dance artists Jacinte Armstrong, Sara Coffin, Sarah Rozee and Elise Vanderborght.

july-september, 2016

Fifteenth Anniversary Special Creation
Mocean dancers will be in our home studios at Halifax Dance all summer creating a special celebratory piece for our fifteenth anniversary show in September.

july 12 and 14, 2016
Dancing on the Edge, Vancouver, BC

Mocean Dance presents Sable Island (2015) by Serge Bennathan.  

august 1-17, 2016
Creation with Daniele Desnoyers
Second creation period in our home studios at Halifax Dance with Montreal based choreographer Daniele Desnoyers and Mocean dance artists - Jacinte Armstrong, Sara Coffin, Sarah Rozee and Elise Vanderborght. 

august 25 and 26, 2016
Annapolis Royal Festival of Dance at Kings Theatre
Mocean Dance presents Live from the Flash Pan (2010) by Cory Bowles, performed by Mocean dance artist Rhonda Baker.                                        

august 29 - september 16, 2016
Our Unfortunate Deaths (2010
Rehearsals with choreographer Sharon Moore and Mocean dance artists Rhonda Baker, Gillian Seaward-Boone, and Sarah Rozee in our home studios at Halifax Dance

september 22-24, 2016
Mocean Dance presents our 15th Anniversary Celebration
Presented by Live Art Dance Productions
Thursday, September 22 to Saturday, September 24, 8pm
Sir James Dunn Theatre, Halifax, NS
Ticket information coming soon!                                                   

october 4-6, 2016
Neighbourhood Dance Works - Atlantic Dance Showcase
Mocean Dance presents Our Unfortunate Deaths (2010)andstanding alone facing you (2016)at the Atlantic Dance Showcase, St. John's, NFLD. 

november 18-20, 2016
Osprey Art Centre, Shelburne, NS
Burnwater:Alchemy (Premiere)

A new installation and performance creation with Co-Artistic Director Susanne Chui and Erin Donovan of Hear Here Productions, with collaborating artists Doug Cameron, Rhonda Baker, John Adams, and Ellen Gibling. 
Performances: Nov. 18 @ 7pm, Nov. 19 @ 2pm + 7pm, Nov. 20 @2pm 
Tickets: $15 adult, $7 student. Purchase Tickets Here!

december 5-9, 2016
Craniosacral workshop with Shannon Cooney
Special workshop fees will apply, more Information coming soon.

february 23-24, 2017
Mocean Dance presents Double Bill: Canvas 5 x 5 and Sable Island
Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24 
Alderney Landing Theatre, Dartmouth, NS                                            

march 4 and march 11, 2017

Sable Island Tour                                                                                 Sable Island (2015) performances in Happy Valley-Goosebay, Labrador and Summerside, Prince Edward Island. 

april 24-27, 2017
Halifax Movement Synthesis                                                                      Guest artist Dr. Larry Lavender will be creating a new piece based on movement donations from the community. Join us at the Halifax Central Library for this exciting creation!
april 2-29, 2017
EMERGE: Mocean's Emerging Artist Mentorship Program                  Three week paid in-studio creation and performance opportunities, with Guest Artist Rob Kitsos for morning training. Deadline for application Jan 30.

may 1-6, 2017

CLEaR Forum: Mocean's Annnual Choreographic Lab                        Residency based choreographic lab at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts Call for Application will be mid-February. 

june 4, 2017
Scotia Festival of Music
Mocean Dance presents There Might be Others with New York-based arti Rebecca Lazier.

Photograph by Holly Crooks