Jefta van Dinther


Jefta van Dinther is a dancer and choreographer. Educated at the Amsterdam School of Arts in Amsterdam, he works between Stockholm and Berlin. Among other works, he has produced “IT’S IN THE AIR” (2009) together with Mette Ingvartsen, “Kneeding” (2010), “GRIND” (2011), a collaboration with the lighting designer Minna Tiikkainen and sound designer David Kiers, “The Blanket Dance” (2011) with Frederic Gies and DD Dorvillier, “THIS IS CONCRETE” (2012) together with Thiago Granato and “As It Empties Out” (2014). He has also made two large-scale productions for Cullbergbaletten: “Plateau Effect” (2013) and “Protagonist” (2016). As a performer he has worked with artists such as Xavier Le Roy and Ivana Müller. Some of the recurring themes in his oeuvre include the visible and the invisible, the uncanny, image, illusion, synaesthesia, darkness, affect, labour and voice.