• Q&A | State of Emergency: Steve Marshall - Singer/Songwriter and Producer

    August 23, 2016, Comments Off on Q&A | State of Emergency: Steve Marshall – Singer/Songwriter and Producer

    Steve Marshall is principally a singer/songwriter and producer who, in 1983, co-founded Pyramid Arts Development, a seminal music and arts centre in Dalston, East London. He set up State…

  • Ernest White II Gives His Voice to State of Emergency's New Production Where Is Home?

    August 17, 2016, Comments Off on Ernest White II Gives His Voice to State of Emergency’s New Production Where Is Home?

      Meet Ernest White II, storyteller, adventurer, travel writer and now the voice of the American DJ in State of Emergency’s new dance theatre production Where Is Home? A…

  • Re-Position: A Brand New Dance Graduate Programme Starts in September 2016

    August 3, 2016, Comments Off on Re-Position: A Brand New Dance Graduate Programme Starts in September 2016

      State of Emergency is delighted to welcome you to the Re-Position brand new graduate and early profession training programme, starting in September 2016 at Greenwich Dance. This is…

  • Migration, Identity and Love Take Centre Stage in SOE's Latest Production Where Is Home?

    June 17, 2016, Comments Off on Migration, Identity and Love Take Centre Stage in SOE’s Latest Production Where Is Home?

    Where Is Home? is the new touring production from STATE OF EMERGENCY – an international collaboration between artists from the UK, South Africa and USA, presenting great music and…

  • Where Is Home? Summer School Los Angeles

    August 13, 2015, Comments Off on Where Is Home? Summer School Los Angeles

    July saw State of Emergency delivering a three week summer School in collaboration with CalArts in Los Angeles around the themes of our international performance project ‘Where is Home?’…

 

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Q&A | State of Emergency:  Steve Marshall –  Singer/Songwriter and Producer

Q&A | State of Emergency: Steve Marshall – Singer/Songwriter and Producer

Steve Marshall is principally a singer/songwriter and producer who, in 1983, co-founded Pyramid Arts Development, a seminal music and arts centre in Dalston, East London. He set up State of Emergency with Deborah Baddoo in 1986, which ...

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August 23rd, 2016

Ernest White II Gives His Voice to State of Emergency’s New Production Where Is Home?

Ernest White II Gives His Voice to State of Emergency’s New Production Where Is Home?

  Meet Ernest White II, storyteller, adventurer, travel writer and now the voice of the American DJ in State of Emergency’s new dance theatre production Where Is Home? A former assistant editor at Time Out São ...

soeadmin

August 17th, 2016

Re-Position: A Brand New Dance Graduate Programme Starts in September 2016

Re-Position: A Brand New Dance Graduate Programme Starts in September 2016

  State of Emergency is delighted to welcome you to the Re-Position brand new graduate and early profession training programme, starting in September 2016 at Greenwich Dance. This is an opportunity to keep up with technique ...

soeadmin

August 3rd, 2016

Migration, Identity and Love Take Centre Stage in SOE’s Latest Production Where Is Home?

Migration, Identity and Love Take Centre Stage in SOE’s Latest Production Where Is Home?

Where Is Home? is the new touring production from STATE OF EMERGENCY – an international collaboration between artists from the UK, South Africa and USA, presenting great music and dance from Soweto, mixed with urban culture from ...

soeadmin

June 17th, 2016

Where Is Home? Summer School Los Angeles

Where Is Home? Summer School Los Angeles

July saw State of Emergency delivering a three week summer School in collaboration with CalArts in Los Angeles around the themes of our international performance project ‘Where is Home?’ Many thanks to our choreographers Vicki Igbokwe ...

soeadmin

August 13th, 2015

Co-Mission: Preparations Begin

Co-Mission: Preparations Begin

It’s going to be a busy Autumn for State of Emergency as we go into production for another brand new show, ‘Co-Mission’ – a dance project created by renowned choreographer Michael Joseph with an original music score by ...

soeadmin

June 15th, 2015

California Dreamin’! – State of Emergency’s Los Angeles Summer School

California Dreamin’! – State of Emergency’s Los Angeles Summer School

For the final part of our ‘Where is Home?’ R&D, next week State of Emergency travel to the USA where we are working with CalArts University to deliver their annual Summer School with 30 teenagers from Downtown LA.  Looking forward ...

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June 15th, 2015

R&D Reflections -‘Where is Home?’

R&D Reflections -‘Where is Home?’

The month of April saw State of Emergency notching up the air miles as we returned to South Africa following our January auditions to work with our six selected dancers.  They were more than ready for action and although our visit was ...

soeadmin

June 15th, 2015

SOE ‘s Artistic Director Speaks at National Dance Conference:

SOE ‘s Artistic Director Speaks at National Dance Conference:

On April 11th SOE ‘s AD Deborah Baddoo shared her perspective on ‘Diverse Pathways into Producing Dance’ at the National Dance Conference organised by  Dance UK which aims to draw up a national manifesto for dance ...

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April 21st, 2015

Strategic Alliance – The Producer’s Cut!

Strategic Alliance – The Producer’s Cut!

This month’s meeting focused on the role of the dance producer – what does a producer do? Do you need one? How do you get one? Do you want to be one? The meeting shared perspectives from three producers – Artistic Director ...

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April 21st, 2015

HIVE:

HIVE:

At Bristol Food Connections, Saturday 2 May 2pm & 3.30pm, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR Dance, costume and storytelling converge in a spectacular new production all about Bees. Will the hive be able to save the Queen? Will there ...

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April 21st, 2015

Artist profile: Steve Marshall

Artist profile: Steve Marshall

As a founding member of Pyramid Arts in 1983 he performed, recorded and wrote with artists from around the world, including Clifford Jarvis (USA), Alan Weekes (UK), Ernest Mothle (South Africa), and Jimmy Scott (Nigeria). These early ...

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April 13th, 2015

Artist Profile: Reuben “Sleepy” White

Artist Profile: Reuben “Sleepy” White

This post continues a series of articles focusing on artists who work with State of Emergency. Reuben “Sleepy” White – “Sleepy” or “Dr. Sleepy” came to the UK from Montserrat in 1960. He ...

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April 1st, 2015

Past Productions: Desert Crossings

Past Productions: Desert Crossings

Desert Crossings was State of Emergency’s first international collaboration. In 2008, SoE’s founders Deborah Baddoo and Steve Marshall travelled to Johannesburg in search of a choreographer to work on a new production. They

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March 30th, 2015

Artist Profile: Steve Marshall

Artist Profile: Steve Marshall

Steve Marshall – as co-founder of Pyramid Arts in 1983 he performed, recorded and wrote with artists from around the world, including Clifford Jarvis (USA), Alan Weekes (UK), Ernest Mothle (South Africa), and Jimmy Scott ...

soeadmin

March 30th, 2015

Where Is Home? International Collaboration

Where Is Home? International Collaboration

Pictured: Tshediso Kabula; Photo (c) 2015 Daniel Spencer State of Emergency’s forthcoming production digs deep into people’s sense of home and belonging. Across the globe, from the dawn of civilization, migration has been a definitive ...

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March 24th, 2015

Choreographer Profile

Choreographer Profile

Pictured: Vicki Igbokwe; Photo (c) 2015 Daniel Spencer. This post continues a series of articles focusing on artists who work with State of Emergency. Vicki is bringing her charisma and energy to bear on SoE’s international ...

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March 16th, 2015

State of Emergency in Belfast!

State of Emergency in Belfast!

State of Emergency is making links with organisations in Northern Ireland, including King Street Arts, and Folktown CIC, Belfast and the Afro Caribbean Society of Northern Ireland (ACSONI). At the beginning of March 2015 SoE’s Musical ...

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March 12th, 2015

Archive Update!

Archive Update!

Pictured: Bawren Tavaziva; Photo (c) 2003 Irven lewis The touring exhibition for State of Emergency’s Black Dance Archive has been a smash, with over 5,000 people seeing the exhibition! It is currently on tour in Leeds visiting 3 ...

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March 12th, 2015

The Producers Cut!

The Producers Cut!

Pictured: Deborah Baddoo; Photo (c) 2015 Kevin Clifford. The next meeting of State of Emergency’s Strategic Alliance is on Wednesday 15th April 2015 at ISTD 2 Dance Studios 346 Old Street, London EC1V 9NQ The dance world is buzzing ...

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March 12th, 2015