Introduction to Dance Theory 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
107UTT1 Z 2 1 lecture hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 41 to 51 hours of self-study Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Helena KAZÁROVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Helena KAZÁROVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Present students the basic concepts of choreology, and potential approaches to its definition.

Mode of study

Presentation of the given issues with subsequent discussions, analyses of definitions.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Knowledge of basic dance concepts and their content at least at the dance conservatory graduate level. Analytical skills.

Course contents

Dance theory as a Choreology discipline. Possiple approaches to the definition of dance, its fundamental types from a viewpoint of the function it fulfills in society. Definition of dance technique, its techique-aesthetic principles based on academic (classical) technique. Development of dance terminology. Defining concepts connected to the theatrical concept of dance and a dance work: ballet, movement theatre, dance theatre, etc.

Recommended or required reading

Kazárová, Helena: Když se řekně TANEC.In: Hudební rozhledy, 2008, s.

Kazárová, Helena: Když se řekne: TANEČNÍ TECHNIKA. In: Hudení rozhledy, 2008, s.

Kazárová, Helena: Když se řekne: BALET. In: Hudební rozhledy, 2008, s.

Jenčík, Joe: Tanec a jeho tváření. Praha 1926

Jenčík, Joe: Skoky do prázdna. Praha 1946

Rey, Jan: Jak se dívat na tanec, Praha

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on active participation in lectures and good quality submitted writing.

Note

none

Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
room H2025
classroom

(Hartig Palace)
KAZÁROVÁ H.
14:15–15:45
(lecture parallel1)
Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 14:15–15:45 Helena KAZÁROVÁ classroom
Hartig Palace
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans