Agrupación Señor Serrano (ES)

The Mountain

3600 Ft
discounted: 3200 Ft
student: 2600 Ft
Trafo passes are accepted
“We wanted people to understand that they shouldn't take any opinion pre-digested, and they shouldn't swallow everything that came through the tap, whether it was radio or Facebook”
Orson Welles on his radio broadcast The war of the worlds (1938)  - excerpt from the performance

The Mountain blends the first expedition to Mount Everest, which success is still uncertain today; Orson Welles sowing panic with his radio show The War of the Worlds; badminton players playing baseball; a fake news website; a drone scrutinizing the audience; lots of snow; mobile screens; fragmented images; and Vladimir Putin discoursing delighted on truth and trust.

There is a widely shared image that runs through the history of ideas: climbing a mountain, overcoming all the difficulties to reach its summit and once there, being able to see the world “as it is”. See the truth and not just shadows or reflections. It is a beautiful image indeed. But is it really so? Often, looking from the top down you can see nothing but clouds and fog covering everything or a landscape that changes depending on the time of day or the weather. What is that world like then? How is that truth? Is there the truth? Is it just a peak that must be crowned and that’s it, or rather a cold and inhospitable path that must be continually climbed? A network of ideas, stories, images, actions and concepts underpins The Mountain’s dramaturgical framework. With these materials, unfolded in layers that intermingle creating unexpected connections, the piece is presented as an exploration without a map on the myth of truth.


Founded by Alex Serrano in Barcelona in 2006, Agrupación Seńor Serrano is a theatre company that creates original productions based on stories drawn from contemporary times. The company uses the richness of innovative and vintage tools to extend the boundaries of its theater. Based on creative collaborations, Seńor Serrano’s productions blend stage performance, text, video, sound, and scale models to stage stories about discordant aspects of today’s human experience. The company productions premiere and tour mostly internationally.

Creation: Agrupación Señor Serrano
Dramaturgy and direction: Àlex Serrano, Pau Palacios, Ferran Dordal
Performance: Anna Pérez Moya, Àlex Serrano, Pau Palacios, David Muñiz
Voice: Amelia Larkins
Music: Nico Roig
Video programming: David Muñiz
Video creation: Jordi Soler Quintana
Set design and scale models: Lola Belles, Àlex Serrano
Set design assistant: Mariona Signes
Costumes: Lola Belles
Light design: Cube.bz
Digital mask: Román Torre
Production director: Barbara Bloin
Producer: Paula Sáenz de Viteri
Technical director: David Muñiz
Management: Art Republic

A production by GREC Festival de Barcelona, Teatre Lliure, Conde Duque Centro de Cultura Contemporánea, CSS Teatro Stabile di Innovazione del Friuli – Venezia Giulia, Teatro Stabile del Veneto – Teatro Nazionale, Zona K, Monty Kultuurfaktorij, Grand Theatre, Feikes Huis With the support of Departament de Cultura de la Generalitat / Graner – Mercat de les Flors.

The Mountain Conde Duque Centro de Cultura Contemporánea
The Mountain CSS Teatro Stabile di Innovazione del Friuli – Venezia Giulia
The Mountain Feikes Huis
The Mountain Generalitat de Catalunya – Department de Cultura
The Mountain Grand Theatre
The Mountain GREC Festival de Barcelona
The Mountain Monty Kultuurfaktori
The Mountain Teatre Iliure
The Mountain Teatro Stabile del Veneto – Teatro Nazionale
The Mountain Zona K
The Mountain Cervantes Intézet – Budapest
The Mountain Spanyol Nagykövetség Budapest
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Box Office opening hours:
  • Main hall performance days: 16h-22h
  • studio and club performance days: 16h-20h30
  • other days: 16h-20h
Trafó Gallery opening hours:
  • Performance days: 4-10pm.
  • Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 4pm-7pm.
  • Closed on Mondays.
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