Choreography Seminar 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107CHSE4 Z 6 4T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to develop the choreographic experience of the students through various choreograph tasks. The students resolve issues in the relation of dance and everyday movement, movement styling, relationship of dance and music (sound), dance and visual arts, etc. Emphasis is on the creative activity of the students.

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 classes.

Course contents

The topics in this choreography course in this semester cover special creative use of visual and lighting equipment in dance composition. This covers, for example, alternative light sources and their use in choreography, props and their manipulation, food in dance, dominant materials a) textiles, b) paper.

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

A condition for successfull completion of the course:

creation of a movement study on an assigned topic.



Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans