• Sable Island
  • Body Abandoned
  • standing alone facing you
  • Sable Island
  • Canvas 5 x 5
  • 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


Mocean Dance at dancing on the edge (Vancouver)

Mocean Dance is taking the wild horses west! Sable       Island has been invited to the Dancing on the Edge Festival this July in Vancouver. July 12, 7:00PM and July 14, 9:00PM. More info on the Dancing on the Edge website and tickets



Mocean Dance at festival of dance

Mocean Dance will present Live From the Flash Pan at the Festival of Dance Annapolis Royal (FODAR). Aug 25-26, 8:00PM. More info on the FODAR website 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