Dance on Points 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107TNS2 Z 2 1T 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.

Mode of study


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 to the peak form of classic dance technique. In the summer semester students receive and assignment for particular music where they must use indiviual elements of sur le pointes technique in various combinations which are applied and advised upon for their execution and purpose. An important part of the course are observations at dance conservatories and theatre rehearsals when traditional classic repertoires are presented. Students have the opportunity to observe and compare difficult sur le pointes technique 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.



Further information

Course may be repeated

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans