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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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Moving with Mocean

Halifax Central Library - Paul O'Regan Hall
Free - open to all levels
Sept 25, Oct 2, 9, 15 from 10-11am


Public Artist Talk

Monday, November 4th, 7:00-8:00PM,
Halifax Central Library - Paul O'Regan Hall
Join Sara Coffin and members of Mocean Dance, for an Artist Talk and an excerpt from Wild Within. The event is free and open to the public. The artists will share insights into their creative process, how the development of a new dance work evolves.


Mocean Dance Presents Wild Within

New Work by Co-Artistic Director, Sara Coffin Alderney Landing (Dartmouth, NS)

November 14 - 16 (8:00pm)
November 16 (2:00pm)

Purchase your tickets here.
For group rates (6+) contact Alderney Landing Box Office (902) 461-8401 or linda@alderneylanding.com


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

Photograph by Holly Crooks