Voice Training 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107HV2 credit 2 2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 29 to 39 hours of self-study Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The instruction aim is the completion of acquired knowledge of the sur le pointes method, particularly regarding the top form of this technique, ability to give combinations not only in certain elements but to create more complex and very technically challenging enchainements, which should include the greatest scale of sur le pointes technique elements.

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Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic skills in sur le pointes dance technique. Methods knowledge acquired in the bachelor's level of study.

Course contents

This education course introduces students with the high technique forms of classic dance. In the Winter semester, classical dance method continues where the students cover in detail the individual elements of those tecniques and gradually create simple combinations. An important part of the course is observations at dance conservatories, and theatre rehearsals where the traditional classical repertoire is presented. Students then have the opportunity to observe and compare how difficult sur le pointes is.

Recommended or required reading

A.Vaganovová : Základy klasického tance, 1980 Praha;

V. Kostrovická - A. Pisarev: Klasický tanec, 1976 Leningrad;

V. Kostrovická: 100 hodin klasického tance, 1972 Leningrad;

W.Warren: Classical Ballet Technique, 1982 Florida;

S. Schorer: Balanchine Technique, 1999 New york;

T. Karsavina: Ballet Technique, 1957 Londýn;

V. Ždychincová - O. Pásková: Metodické poznámky ke klasickému tanci II., 1973 Praha;


B.Fewster - Pointe by Point (1988 Londýn);

S. Schorer - School of American Ballet (1999 New York)

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on activity in class.



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