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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

November11

letters from the front: a remembrance day performance 

Presented and Performed by the Young Company of Halifax Dance. 

Choreography by Sara Coffin and Ruth-Ellen Kroll Jackson. 

Performances will take place at Pier 21 every hour beginning at 1pm on November 11, with the final performance at 4pm. 

Tickets - the price of museum admission




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

Photograph by Holly Crooks