Not Every Mountain

Presented by Guthrie Theater created by Rude Mechs and ensemble

Dowling Studio

818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415


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Past performances

Saturday, July 7 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 8 7:00 pm
Friday, July 13 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 14 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 15 7:00 pm

For the first time in its history, the Guthrie will host Austin, TX-based theater collective Rude Mechs (aka Rude Mechanicals) in a development residency to present their latest original work Not Every Mountain, a beguiling meditation on change and permanence. Set against the backdrop of a soft-spoken rumination on life, relationships and ephemerality, performers use simple elements like string, cardboard and magnets to make giant mountains slowly rise, shift and grow. With some help from the audience, the mountains come alive, the seasons change and the moon makes its way across the sky. Since 1995, Rude Mechs has created and produced a genre-defying slate of original works in Texas and toured nationally and abroad. Not Every Mountain is the first episode in Perverse Results, the ensemble’s long-form experiment in episodic collaboration. 

Not Every Mountain was created in collaboration with the full ensemble. The style, structure, pace and performance were collectively arranged.