Reperatory of Classical Dance 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107RKL4 ZK 2 2T Czech summer

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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 continues „Classical Dance Repertoire 3.“ The content focuses on neo-classic ballet style. The aim is to introduce students to dance material in the development of classical dance technique and related choreographic style in the course of the 20th century. Instruction uses the works of important modern ballet persons, ex: Michail Fokin: Les Sylphides, George Ballanchine, Serge Lifar, Roland Petit and John Neumeier. During instruction students study selected parts of their choreographies, analysing the dance material used, study the context of the choreography and their other artistic relationships.

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.

Further information

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