Work on Stage 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
201SEB2 ZK 6 8T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Realizing a dramatic situation with actors in space with emphasis on leading actors.

Ability to clearly identify (for one's self and for actors) what is „before us“ - ability to identify a goal and what we have obtained on the way to it.

Developing of conscious decision making, and what is and is not important at a given phase of rehearsals.

Mode of study

Classes, workshops, tests, performance.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Mastery of basic theatre terminology.

Course contents

(work following up on the seminars of J. Vinař and Vedral)

  1. On the basis of a dramaturgically prepared text, realize a dramatic situation in space with emphasis on work with actors (creating characters) - finding ways to approach and motivate actors, how to offer possibilities and at the same time provoke them to do their own searching.
  2. Within the framework of a larger whole, how to work with actors - developing the ability to share one's vision with actors and win them over to the chosen conception.
  3. Emphasis is placed on the idea based already from the certain knowledge of acting possibilities of acting students, the ability to assess the scope of a task and completing it within a limited timeframe.

Recommended or required reading

Artaud, A.; Divadlo a jeho dvojenec; Herrmann, Praha 1994

Barba, A.; Slovník divadelní antropologie; Div. ústav, Lid. noviny; Praha 2000

Brecht, B.; Myšlenky; Čs. spisovatel; Praha 1958

Brockett, O. G.; Dějiny divadla; Lidové noviny, Divadelní ústav; Praha 1999

Brook, P.; Prázdný prostor; Panorama; Praha 1988

Brook, P.; Nitky času; Divadelní ústav; Praha 2004

Burian, E. F.; O nové divadlo; Praha 1946

Císař, J.; Člověk v situaci; ISV; Praha 2000

Císař, J.; Základy činoherní režie; Horizont; Praha 1984

Čechov, M.; O herecké technice; Divadelní ústav; Praha 1996

Efros, A.; Divadlo má láska; Panorama; Praha 1980

Efros, A.; Povolání - Režisér; Panorama; Praha 1986

Frejka, J.; Divadlo je vesmír; Divadelní ústav; Praha 2004

Grossman, J.; Analýzy; Čs. spisovatel; Praha 1991

Hilar, K. H.; O divadle; Divadelní ústav; Praha 2002

Hyvnar, J. ; Herec v moderním divadle; Pražská scéna; Praha 2000

Kraus, K. ; O divadle; Lidové noviny; Praha 1990

Pilátová, J. ; Jerzy Grotowski a teatr Laboratorium; PKS; Praha 1990

Stanislavskij, K. S.; Můj život v umění; Praha 1962

Vostrý, J.; O hercích a herectví; Achát; Praha 1998

Vostrý, J.; Režie je umění; AMU; Praha 2001

Assessment methods and criteria

A decisive consideration for grading is the artistic result of the performance at the Summary exam. Considered also is the entire course of the production study.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans