Choreography Seminar 1
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aim is to develop choreography experience through diverse choreographic tasks. Issues of the relationship of dance to everyday movement, movement stylization, relationship of dance and music (sound), dance and the graphic arts, etc. Emphasis is on the creativity of the students. Course assignment: Composition created on the basis of rhythm, 1-3 performers.
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.
The course includes a development of working with fundamental composition elements - time, space, dynamic, rhythm. Creation of a movement motif based on an assigned task. Movement stylization and movement intonation, movement characteristics of a figure, composing solos, duets and trios with an emphasis on spatial relationships.
Recommended or required reading
Humphrey, Doris: The Art of Making Dances, 1959.
Kröschlová, Jarmila: Výrazový tanec, Praha 1964.
Praagh, Peggy van; Brinson, Peter: The Choreographic Art, 1963.
Mlíkovská, Jiřina: Choreografické etudy, Praha 1964.
Mlíkovská, Jiřina: Vybrané kapitoly z choreografie, Praha 1990.
Assessment methods and criteria
Activity in exercises.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Choreography (Bc) (required main subject)