The Watcher

A dance show by 420PEOPLE and a rock concert by the band Please The Trees is coming! The time-proven collaborative tandem of Václav Kuneš and Václav Havelka is a guarantee of an unforgettable experience. Bound to bring tingles to all those struggling to find answers to the poignant questions of our time: How to cope with the fast-forwardness of our era in which cutting edge technology creepily suppresses the essence of human existence? How come we find it hard to be without a mobile signal? How come we lose it over something as simple as a signal issue? The Watcher is here to offer a few answers. The Watcher is here to offer a few answers. THE WATCHER knows that nothing compares to the technology of our body and that our lives are threads making for an endless cosmic carpet of being.

About the company

The contemporary dance group 420PEOPLE, named after the Czech country code, was founded by Václav Kuneš and Nataša Novotná in 2008 after they returned home from one of the Jiří Kylián's Nederlands Dans Theater. The tandem’s vision to build their own contemporary dance group in Prague bringthe brand 420PEOPLE into being. The company has now been a stable player on the Czech and international dance scene for 11 years. 420PEOPLE is a fusion of outstanding dance quality, professionalism, sophisticated playfulness and true daringness in presenting a sheer vocabulary of contemporary dance.


Theatre / company


Czech title

The Watcher


Václav Kuneš and dancers


Please The Trees

Stage design

Hynek Dřízhal

Costume design

Olo Křížová

Lighting design

Jan Mlčoch

Length of the performance

60 minutes

Stage area


Stage description


Number of travelling persons

11-12 (5dancers, 3 musicians, 1stage manager, 1light, 1 sound, 1 choreographer)




Marta Lajnerová