Choreography Seminar 5

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107CHS5 Z 4 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to develop the choreography experience of the students through various choreography tasks. Through these they resolve issues in the relationship of dance and everyday movement, movement stylizations, relationship of dance and music (sound), dance and visual arts, etc. Emphasis is on original creative activity.

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Prerequisites and co-requisites

Knowledge of the fundamentals of composition, ability to create a movement motif for given music in real time. Experience in working with a performer and multiple performers. Regular attendance in lessons.

Course contents

In this semester the choreography course focuses on the development of choreography practice skills with movement material and application of improvisation methods in choreography. Topics include: improvisation as a part of choreography, from improvisation to set movement material, restructuralizing movement, contrast and movement articulation.

Recommended or required reading

Humphrey, Doris: The Art of Making Dances, 1959.

Praagh, Peggy van; Brinson, peter: Choreographic Art, 1963.

Kröschlová, Jarmila: Výrazový tanec, Praha 1964.

Mlíkovská, Jiřina: Choreografické etudy, Praha 1964.

Mlíkovská, Jiřina: Vybrané kapitoly z choreografie, Praha 1990.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

activity in class

creation of a movement study on an assigned topic



Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

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Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans