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Mocean Dance has wowed reviewers.
Here is some of what they’ve said:

". . .  their dancing is unabashedly passionate, joyful, and raw." 
-Munju Monique Ravindra, Dance Current, 2012

“. . . deliciously joyous …”
-Andrea Nemetz, The Chronicle Herald, 2012

“. . . captivating imagery, technical prowess and emotion . . .”
 -Michelle Brunet, Arts East, 2012

"An emotional tour-de-force . . ."
-Andrea Nemetz, The Chronicle Herald, November 2010
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"Eye-catching choreography coupled with a theme that puts life itself into perspective."
-Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail, April 2010
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“. . . their movements are sure and powerful."
-Andrea Nemetz, The Chronicle Herald, January 2009

“. . . joy in movement and sheer love of dance with a spirit that is contagious."
- Andrea Nemetz, The Chronicle Herald, May 2008

“. . . original, enticing movement phrases."
-Elissa Barnard, The Chronicle Herald, April 2008

"Contemporary dance does exist east of Montreal."
- Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail, April 2008

“. . . brilliant in movement quality and vision. . .”
- Elissa Barnard, The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, September 2006

 “The four performers are exceptionally skilled. Their sharp, angular movements are performed with such genuine energy. . .”
- Kelsey Dundon, Georgia Straight, Vancouver, May 2006
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“Mocean is definitely one to watch.”
- Paula Citron, Globe & Mail, Toronto, August 2005

“Mocean showed off its flair for innovation and its pristine technique in the troupe’s engaging season launch….moments that mesmerized, segments that inspired awe, snippets of sheer joy and bits that tugged at the heartstrings…"
- Andrea Nemetz, The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, February 2005

“They are crisp, sculptural, kinetic, and beautiful with varying depths of emotive power.”
- Elissa Barnard, The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, October 2003

mocean was profiled in Open to the World magazine
Read a pdf version of the article, Snapshots, Summer 2008

Mocean was profiled in a Cover story in Progress Halifax magazine.
Read a pdf version of Raising the Barre, June 2005.

For hard copies of complete reviews and articles, contact Mocean Dance.

Photograph by Holly Crooks