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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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upcoming events


artist talk: Heidi Strauss

Choreographer Heidi Strauss will join Mocean and the artists behind Mocean's newest work at the Halifax Central Library at 7 p.m. to discuss the intricacies of the upcoming piece along with a performance of a short excerpt.


mocean dance soiree benefit

Mocean's annual soiree will happen at Bistro Le Coq in support of Mocean's new show, These Versions of Us. Join Mocean + the artists behind the show for an evening of food, wine and conversation.

Tickets available - contact Lora for details at moceandance.com or 902.425.4908

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

Photograph by Holly Crooks