• These Versions of Us
  • Canvas 5 x 5
  • standing alone facing you
  • Sable Island
  • Body Abandoned
  • Sable-run-710

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!

Subscribe to our email newsletter, e-mocean, and keep up to date with performances, announcements and events.

Become a friend of Mocean Dance on Facebook and Twitter or follow our company's creation blog.

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.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

upcoming events



How we THrive

Mocean's Co-Artistic Directors Sara & Susanne will be guest contributors at How we THRIVE, a four-day learning event that weaves together big picture thinking, hands-on learning stream & visits to the community, reflection and lots of creative engagement to give participants a richer understanding of how we can accelerate positive change in our communities & province.

Thrive I'm going


spring campaign

We launched our Spring Campaign during the excitement of the Blue Nose Marathon & thanks to our amazing Mocean Team we've raised half of our goal! 

Help us give back to the community & donate by June 30th - as part of the Great Canadian Giving Challenge for each dollar & donation received through CanadaHelps will be entered to win the grand prize of $10,000! 

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

Photograph by Holly Crooks