Six fall dance performances you can't miss

A sampling of fall dance events to fill your dance card.

click to enlarge Mocean Dance's Burnwater:Alchemy - SUBMITTED
Mocean Dance's Burnwater:Alchemy

BURNWATER:ALCHEMY Mocean Dance invites you to an intimate, 30-seater redux of its 2016 production Burnwater:Alchemy! A performance installation that melds percussion, dance, poetry and the iron sound-sculptures of blacksmith John Little, this piece creates a rich world for you to get lost in. Get your tickets by calling (902) 425-4908. Alderney Landing Theatre, 2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, To Sep 17, 7pm, $20/$25

EAST MEETS WEST A collection of dance works by choreographers from eastern and western Canada. The Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen Street, Sep 29-30, 8pm

HASTA DONDE (ALL WAYS) Spanish contact-dance superstar Compañía Sharon Fridman brings its world-touring hit Hasta Donde (All Ways) to Halifax, kicking off its first North American tour. Sir James Dunn Theatre, 6101 University Avenue, Oct 5-7, $30

Describing the universal journey for identity, home and belonging through the classic Spanish dance flamenco, this dramatic spectacle of music and movement strikes an unforgettable chord. Red Stag Tavern, 1496 Lower Water Street, Nov 3-4, 8pm, $20

BACKBONE Eight Indigenous dancers deliver a powerful performance inspired by the 'spine' of the west coast of North and South America. Presented by Live Art Dance. Spatz Theatre, 1855 Trollope Street, Fri Nov 17, 8pm

MIXED PROGRAM OF JAMES KUDELKA DANCES Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie bring this celebration of Canadian choreographer James Kudelka to Halifax for a bill overflowing with three works. The critically-acclaimed highlight? Man in Black, Kudelka's celebration to American working-class grit and the man whose voice embodied it: Johnny Cash. Sir James Dunn Theatre, 6101 University Avenue, Dec 7-9, 8pm, $30

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Morgan Mullin

Morgan is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at The Coast, where she writes about everything from what to see and do around Halifax to profiles of the city’s creative class to larger cultural pieces. She’s been with The Coast since 2016.

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