Film & Video

Here are some of our film projects. They take a few moments to load, so please be patient - it's well worth it.

Film by choreographer and filmmaker, Michael Joseph. Music by Steve Marshall. Featuring Laura Dajao, Ash Goosey, Hannah Meraki, Louise Dickson and Housni Omer Hassan. This film acts as a prelude to State of Emergency's Co-Mission/Choices & Consequences.

Film by Kathryn Brillhart, featuring Deborah Baddoo MBE, Nosiphiwo Samente, Thapelo Kotlolo, Tshediso Kabulu, Akona Florian, Lerato Lipere, Tony Banyatsi, Muti Musafiri, Jerome Wilks, Yukiko Masui and many more. This film presents the idea for State of Emergency's international production, Where Is Home?

Film by Kevin Clifford for State of Emergency Productions, featuring interviews with directors, choreographers, dancers and musicians, including Deborah Baddoo MBE, Steve Marshall, Wouter Kellerman, Michael Joseph, Bafana Matea, Dumisani Ngubane and Natacha Lacosse.

Film by Roswither Cheshire. Co-Mission explores  the moral dilemmas that face us all and the consequences of making choices and taking chances. Choreography Michael Joseph. Music Steve Marshall. The dancers are Laura Dajao, Ash Goosey, Hannah Meraki, Louise Dickson and Housni Omer Hassan.

Film by Kathryn Brillhart which follows delivery of a three week dance summer school at Ramon C Cortinez College in Downtown, Los Angeles. Includes interviews with choreographers and students, and an overview by SOE's Artistic Director, Deborah Baddoo MBE. 

This film examines the origin of the piece, and focuses on the R&D phase. The dancers are Sade Alleyne, Johnny Autin, Keisha Grant, Lerato Lipere and Nicola Monaco. Choreography: Gregory Maqoma; Music: Steve Marshall. The film is by Barry Lewis and Emil Charlaf.

"Dance for Life" was a commission for new composition, produced by State of Emergency and funded by Arts Council England. The featured artist is jazz legend Clifford Jarvis (drums), and the dancers are Deborah Baddoo, Ellen Miller, Winston Grant and Suzette Roca.

Documentary about the making of State of Emergency's inclusive production, Co-Mission aka Choices & Consequences. Choreography: Michael Joseph & the cast. Music: Steve Marshall. Advisor on Inclusive practice: Louise Katerega. Dancers: Housni Omer, Hannah Meraki, Ash Goosey, Louise Dickson & Laura Dajao. Film (c) 2015 Roswither Cheshire/Vita Films.