Jane Doucet


Jane Doucet is a Halifax-based writer whose articles on various topics have appeared in several award-winning magazines and their websites, including Chatelaine, Canadian Living and Reader’s Digest. Before launching her journalism career in 1993, Jane earned a diploma in dance performance studies from George Brown College’s Lois Smith School of Dance in Toronto, then attended The Washington School of Ballet in Washington, D.C. She is a longtime supporter of Halifax’s contemporary dance community.

Jane Doucet's Work

In Mocean

Susanne Chui By Jane Doucet

From Halifax to Toronto and back, Susanne Chui took a circuitous path through life and dance before taking up the artistic directorship of Mocean Dance. Jane Doucet sits down with Chui to talk about making dance in Nova Scotia.


Paul Caskey By Jane Doucet

Live Art Dance Productions’ executive producer Paul Caskey has been bringing dynamic contemporary dance to Halifax audiences since joining the not-for-profit organization in 2005. A former dancer and choreographer, Caskey came to Nova Scotia after eleven years as co-artistic director of Montréal’s Studio 303. Caskey’s wife, Elise Vanderborght, is a contemporary dancer, and their daughters – Clara, nine, and Camille, three – have inherited their parents’ love of creative movement.