WHERE IS HOME?
State of Emergency's international performance project, Where Is Home? explores and investigates themes of human migration and displacement. Pictured L-R: Tony Banyatsi, Nosiphiwo Samante, Thapelo Kotlolo, David Matamela, Tshediso Kabulu, David Matamela & Lerato Lipere. Photo © Daniel Spencer, 2015.
CO-MISSION
Co-Mission is State of Emergency’s brand new inclusive residency and performance project delivered in partnership with the Albany. Photo © Kathryn Brillhart, 2015.
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 three day event for established and/or emerging artistic leaders. The three day active and reflective programme enables artistic directors and producers to refresh and reflect and to prepare themselves to face new challenges. Photo © State of Emergency: Artistic Directors retreat 2013, Dartington.
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, involving choreography, live music, audio/video recording and digital technology. "Where is home?" Dance Summer School 2015, Los Angeles. Photo © Daniel Spencer.
BAND WITH NO NAME
State of Emergency belongs to an international music network. Composition, recording and live music are integral to the company’s work. Pictured L-R: Nick Gilmore, Steve Marshall, Reuben “Sleepy” White, Tempo O’Neil, Spoonface & Rodger Griffiths. 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.
LERATO LIPERE
Lerato Lipere danced in Desert Crossings, and is returning to dance with State of Emergency for the forthcoming international production, 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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Where Is Home? Summer School
13 Aug 2015
At CalArts in Los Angeles

R&D Reflections
15 Jun 2015
Where Is Home?

California Dreamin’!
15 Jun 2015
State of Emergency’s Los Angeles Summer School

Co-Mission
15 Jun 2015
Preparations Begin

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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.