Choreography Seminar 5
Name of lecturer(s)
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.
Mode of study
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.
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 2018/2019:
Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Choreography (Mg) (required subject with the possibility of repeat registration)