Choreography Seminar 2

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107CHSE2 Z 3 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The aim of the course is to develop the choreographic experience of the students through diverse choreography tasks. These will handle issues of the relationship of dance and everyday movement, movement stylization, relationship of dance and music (sound), dance and the graphic arts, etc. Emphasis is on the creativity of the student. The course assignment: 3-5 min. composition based on a selected visual idea, music choice is free, 1-3 performers.

Mode of study

contact instruction

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

This program develops composition procedures. students, based on movement intonation, motifs which are developed into a short form. Students are introduced to the creation of dance forms in tune with given music (basic a,b,a form, variations, suites...). Additionally they student forms of dance actions.

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

Activity in exercises.

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