Cullberg / Jefta van Dinther

On Earth I’m Done: Mountains


After creating two large scale productions for Cullberg the past years, choreographer Jefta van Dinther returns to HAU with a new piece for the dance company. In the archaic-futuristic work “On Earth I’m Done: Mountains” the audience is transported to a place torn out of the conventional space-time continuum. Mountains symbolise permanence and stability, and are seen as a gateway to transcendence. As human beings, we are perpetually haunted by our own implication in the nature-culture bind. This new solo performed by Marco da Silva Ferreira and accompanied by the music of David Kiers, is a tale of creation and raises questions about what it means to be human, what it is to exist on and care for this perpetually transformative planet. With “Mountains”, Jefta van Dinther continues his work that is distinguished by an acute focus on the body and its interaction with light, sound and environment.


Choreography: Jefta van Dinther / Performance: Marco da Silva Ferreira / Created with: Suelem de Oliveira da Silva / Sound design: David Kiers / Set design: Numen/For Use / Lighting design: Jonatan Winbo


  • Past
    German premiere
    Wed 15.12.2021, 20:00 / HAU2
    Thu 16.12.2021, 20:00 / HAU2
    Fri 17.12.2021, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sat 18.12.2021, 20:00 / HAU2

Due to an extensive PCR testing regime for SARS-CoV-2, the performers can also move on stage in this production without minimum distance.


Production: Cullberg. Co-production: PACT Zollverein (Essen), Theater Freiburg, Vitlycke – Centre for Performing Arts.


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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