Cirk La Putyka
Czech Republic











Award winning company, Cirk La Putyka, comes with a spellbinding show filled to the brim with enchanting dance, impressive acrobatics and original live music that sets out to examine the experience of time in a world that demands everything be done in haste.

Runners takes on a daring feat performing this completely unique piece upon an extraordinary giant treadmill. Four skilled dancers and two musicians invite the audience to consider life in a fast-paced world – ruminating on the concept of time and the way we move through it, using the treadmill as the central metaphor. As the cast performs powerful choreography, original live music, Cyr wheel stunts and bewildering acrobatics, they also run almost an entire marathon.


Show Duration: 70min
Audience Suitability: 7+
Stage Size: Min 12m x 12m / Height clearance of 7m
Venue Capacity: 200 - 800
Touring Party: 10

Claudius Bensch


Direction, Concept: Rostislav Novák Jr., Vít Neznal
Dora Sulženko Hoštová
Dramaturgy: Petr Erbes,
Viktor Černický
Set design: Pavla Kamanová
Costumes: NoN Grata,
Mikuláš Brukner
Music: Jan Čtvrtník, Veronika Linhartová, Terezie Kovalová, Jakub Ruschka
Lighting design:
Jiří (Zewll) Maleňák
Sound design: Jan Středa


“A circus show that’s guaranteed to forever alter the way you see circuses. [...] Hypnotic and dynamic metaphor for life all set on a treadmill.”
“It’s an inspired concept with magical results!”
Fringe Review
“A show that blends athleticism, circus skills, theatrical artistry, acting, split-second timing into an unforgettable experience. [...] And this is theatre at it’s best!”
Theatre Review