Fundamentals of Creativity 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
201ZTO1 Z 1 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Introduction to the basics of spoken word manifestations from the perspective of its stage potential.

Mode of study

A combination of the presentation of concepts and interpretation of student literary contributions.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  1. Knowledge of history and cultural perspective.
  2. Good bearing in Czech and World drama literature.
  3. Mastery of basic theatrology concepts.

Course contents

A study of the fundamentals of creation and reflections upon them from the viewpoint of the presence of the spoken word and its relationship to other stage expression tools.


  1. From the street to stage show.
  2. Situation and dialogue, drama dialogue and stage shows.
  3. Visual, acoustic and internal-tactile perception.
  4. A dialogue and its staging (stylization).
  5. The spoken word and image.
  6. The spoken word in context of ancient theatre and further development.
  7. Narration and demonstration.
  8. The spoken word and its use in the ancient and biblical traditions and their application in further development.
  9. Prose and poetry.
  10. The spoken word and its use in modern and current stage traditions.

Recommended or required reading

Brecht, B. Myšlenky, Praha 1958 (stati související s probíranou látkou)

Vygotskij, L. S. Psychologie umění, Praha 1981 (stati související s probíranou látkou)

Sílová, Z. / Vostrý, J. Je ještě možné herecké umění? Praha 2009 (Kapitoly „Herectví a dramatický text“ a „Scénické umění a zrcadlové neurony“)

Vojtěchovský, M. / Vostrý, J. Obraz a příběh, Praha 2008 (stati související s probíranou látkou)

Vostrý, J. Režie je umění (část „K některým pojmům“), Praha 2001, resp. 2009

Vostrý, J. Scénologie dramatu (kap. související s probíranou látkou)

Zich, O. Estetika dramatického umění (kap. I.-IV.), Praha 1931, resp. 1987

Assessment methods and criteria

Credits are awarded based on the submission of work with a view to the active participation in course discussion.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room K225
Pracovna pedagogů

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 12:30–14:00 Milan ŠOTEK Pracovna pedagogů
Karlova 26, Praha 1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans