Choreography Seminar 2
Name of lecturer(s)
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
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.
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.
Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Choreography (Bc) (required main subject)