• Sable Island
  • Body Abandoned
  • Canvas 5 x 5
  • Sable Island
  • standing alone facing you
  • Leash2-710x305

meet mocean

Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Mocean Dance creates and performs athletic, vibrant contemporary dance. Led by Co-Artistic Directors Susanne Chui and Sara Coffin, this versatile creation company commissions Canadian choreographers and company members to create dance that is highly physical, collaborative, and technically and emotionally rich. Mocean Dance tours internationally, delivering performances that engage audiences, and offering outreach activity to support the growth of contemporary dance in Canada.

see mocean

From inside the studio to on the road, Mocean Dance brings you closer to the heart of our work via: our Creation Blog

Watch videos of Mocean in performance!

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support mocean

Make a contribution to Atlantic Canadian dance and culture, and support the work of Mocean Dance by donating to us today. Send us a cheque by mail at PO Box 783 CRO, Halifax, NS B3J 2V2 or, make a secure, on-line donation right now through CanadaHelps.org. Either way, you will receive a tax-deductible receipt for the full amount of your donation.

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upcoming events



Burnwater:Alchemy Fundraiser

May 28, 7:30 at 1313 Hollis.

Join Mocean Dance and Hear Here Productions for a special event in support of our newest co-production, Burnwater: Alchemy, premiering November 18-20, 2016 at the Osprey Arts Centre. The evening will feature the premiere screening of Burnwater: The Life & Art of John Little, a documentary film by Rohan Fernando, a performance by Rhonda Baker & Doug Cameron with Sagromides of Venus, an extraordinary sound sculpture made by John Little, and an artists' talk with photos and videos from the creation of Burnwater: Alchemy, an interactive performance inspired by Burnwater, our 2013 outdoor production

Plus refreshments and awesome silent auction!

Come and hang out with John Little and the artists of Burnwater: Alchemy.



Mocean Dance at cdf June 7

Mocean Dance is taking the wild horses west! Sable Island has been invited to the Canada Dance Festival in Ottawa this June to be performed at the National Arts Centre  June 7, 8:30PM. More info on the Canada Dance Festival and tickets.

For a full listing of Mocean events this season, please view our Calendar.

See more excerpts on our video page.

Photograph by Holly Crooks