HOME
Home explores and investigates themes of human migration and displacement. Across the globe, from the dawn of civilization, migration has been a definitive and enduring feature of humanity. All humans in every social formation and society have recent or distant ancestors who trekked, wandered, or journeyed to new locations as a result of cataclysmic crisis or external demands that compelled relocation for survival and success. Find out more
LOVE&SEX aka PER-MISSION TOUR
In 2013 State of Emergency was commissioned by Arts Council England to create Love&Sex, a dance theatre production with choreography by Colin Poole and Alesandra Seutin, and an original score by Steve Marshall. Love&Sex toured the UK in the Spring of 2014.Exploring issues of love, sex and consent, this ground breaking initiative examined the emotions, pressures and comedy of sexual relationships.Special thanks to Creative Youth Network, Station Arts Centre, Z-Arts, Brook and the University of Durham: Centre for Sex, Gender & Sexualities. Find out more
DESERT CROSSINGS
An inspirational cross-cultural performance that toured nationally and internationally. This is a critically acclaimed collaboration between State of Emergency and South African choreographer Gregory Maqoma of Vuyani Dance Theatre, Johannesburg. Find out more
EDUCATION
State of Emergency’s new national education project Re:Position is underway with workshops run by amazing leaders, Tony Adigun (Avant Garde Dance) and Vicki Igbokwe (Uchenna Dance Company). In Bristol we are working with talented young men to develop their skills, working towards a performance at the Harbourside Festival this summer. In London we have a group making their performance debut at the Cultural Explosion event at Rich Mix this Easter. Find out more
ORIGINAL STATE OF EMERGENCY
Christmas 1984. L-R Caroline Singer, Deborah Baddoo, Patrick Congas, Steve Marshall, Nick O'Connor, Freddy Nelson, Peter McIntyre

State of Emergency is a performance and production company, committed to the creation of high quality work, and to creativity and innovation in the fields of dance and music. As a producer in its own right, and also as an advocate for artists and performers, State of Emergency has established a national and international reputation.

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News

Newsletter October 2014
3 Oct 2014
The last few months have been very hectic for SOE

SoE's RE:POSITION set to return
8 Sep 2014
Dance Training Programme

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE FOR BLACK DANCE AUTUMN MEETING: 11TH SEPTEMB
8 Sep 2014
AN IMPORTANT DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

Newsletter Summer 2014
17 Jul 2014
SoE heating up!

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DESERT CROSSINGS
This extract from Desert Crossings is called “Deity”. A State of Emergency Production, in collaboration with Gregory Maqoma of Vuyani Dance, with original score by Steve Marshall.