Choreography Seminar 6

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107CHS6 Z 4 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to develop choreography experience through various choreographic tasks. Issues of the relationship of dance to everyday movement, movement styles and the relationship between music (sound) and dance and graphic arts, etc, are dealt with. Emphasis is on the students' creative activity.

Mode of study


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Knowledge of the basics of composition. Ability to create movement motifs for given music in real time. Experience in working with an artist and multiple artists. Regular attendance in class.

Course contents

The course aim is to develop student experience with dance style and genre aspects. Creation of choreographic etudes related to topics of movement and decadance, pathos and kitsch, humor and fear in dance, age on stage.

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:

class activity

A condition for successfull completion of the course:

creation of a movement study on a given topic.



Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans