WHERE IS HOME?
State of Emergency's international dance-theatre production, Where Is Home? is on tour now. Go to the tour calendar on this site for the latest tour dates, and to book tickets online. Pictured L-R: Tshediso Kabulu, Lerato Lipere, Thapelo Kotlolo, Tony Banyatsi & Nosiphiwo Samante. Photo © 2016 Kevin Clifford.
CO-MISSION/CHOICES & CONSEQUENCES
Co-Mission is State of Emergency’s brand new inclusive residency and performance project created in partnership with the Albany, Deptford. Here’s a picture of choreographers Michael Joseph & Laura Dajao. Photo ©2015 Kathryn Brillhart.
RE-POSITION
Re-Position is a project that works with young people to identify and develop talent, offer training in working as an independent artist and providing a range of performance opportunities in partnership with Greenwich Dance. Photo © Mark Simmons.
ARTISTIC DIRECTORS' RETREATS
The Artistic Directors’ Retreat is an annual event for established and/or emerging artistic leaders. The three day active and reflective programme enables artistic directors and producers to refresh and to prepare themselves for new challenges ahead. Photo ©2014 State of Emergency.
WHERE IS HOME? SUMMER SCHOOL LOS ANGELES
Where Is Home? is an international collaboration between artists and organisations from the UK, South Africa and the USA. The education/outreach offer is far reaching. Here’s a picture taken at the "Where Is Home?" Dance Summer School, Los Angeles. Photo ©2015 Daniel Spencer.
MUSIC
State of Emergency is part of an international network of musicians and producers. Composition, recording and live music have always been integral to the company’s work. Pictured L-R: Nick Gilmore (Piano), Steve Marshall (Vocals/Guitar), Reuben “Sleepy” White (Drums), Tempo O’Neil (Vocals), Elroy “Spoonface” Powell (Vocals) & Rodger Griffiths (Bass). Photo ©2015 Irven Lewis.
DESERT CROSSING
Desert Crossings is a collaboration between State of Emergency and Johannesburg based choreographer, Gregory Maqoma. Here’s a picture taken after a run of performances at the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa.
DEBORAH BADDOO
Deborah Baddoo MBE founded State of Emergency with singer Steve Marshall in 1986. Here’s a picture from SoE’s 25th anniversary celebration at Lilian Baylis Studio, London. Photo ©2015 Peter Japal.
AKONA FLORIAN
Akona Florian from Cape Town is the latest addition to the cast of Where Is Home? which asks the questions: Where do you come from? How did you get to this point in your life? Where are you heading? Where is home? Photo ©2015 Daniel Spencer.
LOVE&SEX
State of Emergency’s 2014 production, Love&Sex presented choreography by Colin Poole and Alesandra Seutin and an original soundtrack by Steve Marshall. Pictured: Gerrard Martin & Connor Quill. Photo ©2014 Brian Slater.

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News

Calling all recent dance graduates!
7 Aug 2016
The Re-Position brand new graduate and early profession training programme

Call out for Papers for an Academic symposium related to our new Black Dance Archive
3 Jun 2016
Black Dance Archive

Where Is Home? South Africa comes to the UK
3 Jun 2016
Where is Home?

SOE’s Artistic Director at Lets Dance International Frontiers Festival
3 Jun 2016
Lets Dance International Frontiers Festival

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WHERE IS HOME?
Where Is Home? is State of Emergency's forthcoming international dance theatre production.