Choreography Seminar 7

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107CHSE7 Z 4 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to develop the choreography experience of the students through various choreography tasks. Through these they resolve issues in the relationship of dance and everyday movement, movement stylizations, relationship of dance and music (sound), dance and visual arts, etc. Emphasis is on original creative activity.

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 lessons.

Course contents

The course program offers further manners of creating a choreography. This course focuses on minimalism in dance based on an understanding of minimalistic procedures in choreography. New movement structure creation procedures. The understanding of these procedures and inspiration in other types of art (primarily in music composition) and their application in dance composition. Testing and including chance priniciples, childrens games and other creation possibilities. Creation of a choreographic etudes based on a minimalistic music composition, minimalistic etude in silence, rhythm (special sound accompaniment), working with other than minimalistic music.

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 kapitola z choreografie, Praha 1990.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

activity in class

creation of a movement study on a given topic.



Schedule for winter semester 2021/2022:

room H1041
black studio

(Hartig Palace)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 17:45–19:15 Jan KODET black studio
Hartig Palace

Schedule for summer semester 2021/2022:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans