Reperatory of Classical Dance 3

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107RKL3 Z 2 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The instruction aim is to introduce student to selected choreographies created based on classic dance technique. This is a composition o traditional Romance and Post-Romance ballets and choreographers of the 20th century. Through dance learning of the given choreography students penetrate deeper in to the logic of the choreographic though in the given dance movement code.

Mode of study

contact instruction

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Good practical knowledge of classical dance is required.

Course contents

This course furthers develops knowledge acquired in the previous years. Choreography passages are selected (solos, duets, and groups) from examined works in the Romance ballet repetoire. Emphasis is placed not only on the mastery of dance parts but also on the understanding of their style and pedagogic problems linked to their study. The aim is a detailed knowledge of the specific of the Romance dance style in various geographic and time contexts. Introduction to various performance presentations of traditional choreographies (comaprison of the various of those choreography passages). These are the differences in interpreations of those parts in the Russian, Italian, French and at times, British and American schools.

Recommended or required reading

Vaganovová A.: Základy klasického tance, 1981;

Tarasov N. I.: Klasický tanec, 1983;

Kostrovická V. , Pisarev A.: Klasický tanec, 1968;

Kostrovická V.: 100 hodin klasického tance, 1981;

W. Warrenová W.: Klasická baletní technika,1989;

Janeček V.: Tělo a tanec, 1997;

Lifar S.: Traité de Danse Academique, 1952;

Kensley L., Sinclair J.: A Dictionary of Ballet Terms, 1977 ;

Bazarovová.N., Mejová V.: Abeceda klasického tance, 1980;

Video recordings ov selected choreographies, ex; Ballanchine Essays.

Assessment methods and criteria

Activity in exercises.



Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:

room S01
Studio 1 Ballet Academy

(Dům Černá Labuť - Na Poříčí 25, 110 00 Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 11:00–12:30 Adéla POLLERTOVÁ Studio 1 Ballet Academy
Dům Černá Labuť - Na Poříčí 25, 110 00 Praha 1

Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

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