Jacinte Armstrong is an artist based in K’jipuktuk/Halifax, NS. Her work explores embodied practice through performance, choreography, collaboration, and curation, communicating the experience of the body in relation to objects, materials, and people. Artistic Director and co-founder of SiNS (Sometimes in Nova Scotia) dance, she performs regularly with Mocean Dance, and from 2014-18 she was Artistic Director of Kinetic Studio. As an independent artist she has worked with many choreographer/collaborators including Cory Bowles, Tedd Robinson, Serge Bennathan, Danièle Desnoyers, Denise Fujiwara, Secret Theatre, Sarah Joy Stoker and Sarah Chase. In 2016 Jacinte received a Nova Scotia Masterworks Award as a dancer with Mocean Dance in Canvas 5 x 5 choreographed by Tedd Robinson, and was awarded an Established Artist Recognition Award by the Nova Scotia Arts and Culture Partnership Council. Jacinte received an MFA in Performance from NSCAD University in April 2020. She is thrilled to join Votive Dance in the presentation of this exciting new work by Vanessa Goodman.
Photo by Kevin MacCormack