Introduction to Authorial Acting
Name of lecturer(s)
Michal ČUNDERLE, Jan HANČIL, Jana PILÁTOVÁ, Přemysl RUT, Eva SLAVÍKOVÁ
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students must have basic insight into the subject and understand the basic principles and contextual references.
Mode of study
Meetings with pivotal instruction members of the department in lectures and discussions, particularly with professors and associate professors (Vyskočil, Rut, Pilátová, Hančil, Čunderle, Slavíková).
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Interest in the subject.
Introduction to the theory and history of acting focusing on original creations and instruction.
Recommended or required reading
Donnellan, Declan: The Actor and the Target: New Edition. London: Theatre Communications Group 2006.
Čunderle, Michal and Komlosi, Alexander: Ivan Vyskočil: A Life Commitment to the Alternative, in Slavic and East European performance, Volume 31, No1. Spring 11, s. 63.
Čunderle, Michal, Komlosi, Alexander and Zich, Jan: Ivan Vyskočil – A portrait.
Internal material of the department, 2010.
Hořínek, Zdeněk: The Non-theatre of Ivan Vyskočil, Czech + Slovak theatre, November 1997, No. 6, s. 5–11.
Vyskočil, Ivan and company: (Inter)acting with the inner partner. (Edited by Michal Čunderle and Alex Komlosi), Czech translated by Alexander Komlosi. Praha: Brkola 2011.
The Landscape of a Life – film by Pavel Kolaja – a portrait of Professor Ivan Vyskočil, 2009.
Assessment methods and criteria
Grading takes place based on instructor's discussion with students and (eventually) short papers.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
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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
- Authorial Acting in English (B.A.) (required subject)