Jefta van Dinther

Dark Field Analysis

Tanz im August

Berlin choreographer Jefta van Dinther’s new performance calls upon the intensity of being alive by placing us humans in relation to other forms of life. In “Dark Field Analysis”, organic blends with synthetic, human with animal and material with ethereal. The performance, which draws its title from a branch in alternative medicine, unfolds as a long conversation between two naked men on a carpet. The topic of blood runs throughout the piece as a motif – an analogy for looking both inwards and outwards, both into and beyond the self.

Duration 55 Min


Coproduction: Tanz im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin, Tanzquartier Vienna, Sadler’s Wells London, PACT Zollverein Essen, Centro Cultural Vila Flor Guimaraes and Dansens Hus Oslo.

Funded by: the Swedish Arts Council, City of Stockholm and Nationales Performance Netz.

Supported by: O Espaço do Tempo Montemor-o-Novo, BUDA Kortrijk and The Swedish National Touring Theatre.

With the kind support of the Swedish Embassy Berlin. World premiere

Magazin im August Article

"Auf Innenschau"


Choreografie & Leitung: Jefta van Dinther / Von und mit: Juan Pablo Cámara, Roger Sala Reyner / Licht: Minna Tiikkainen / Bühnenbild: Cristina Nyffeler / Sound: David Kiers / Songs: basierend auf den Songs “The Slow Drug” und “Horses in my Dreams” von PJ Harvey / Text: Jefta van Dinther, Juan Pablo Camara, Roger Sala Reyner / Assistenz Choreografie: Thiago Granato / Künstlerische Beratung: Gabriel Smeets, Felix Bethge / Technische Leitung: Bennert Vancottem / Art Direktion: Martin Falck / Management: Emelie Bergbohm / Produktionsleitung: Annie Kay Schachtel, Ellika Lindström / Distribution: Key Performance / Administration: Interim kultur AB (svb)


  • Past
    Thu 24.8.2017, 21:00 / HAU2
    Fri 25.8.2017, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 26.8.2017, 21:00 / HAU2
    Sun 27.8.2017, 21:00 / HAU2
    Sun 27.8.2017, 22:00 / HAU2


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