Introduction to Authorial Acting 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
202EUH2 credit 1 2 lecture hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 4 to 9 hours of self-study English summer

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Introduction to the theory and history of acting focusing on original creations and instruction.

Learning outcomes

Students must have basic insight into the subject and understand the basic principles and contextual references.

Prerequisites and other requirements

Interest in the subject


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, p. 63–73.

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, p. 5–11.

Vyskočil, Ivan and company: (Inter)acting with the inner partner. (Edited by Michal Čunderle and Alex Komlosi), translated by Alexander Komlosi. Praha: Brkola 2011.

The Landscape of a Life – film by Pavel Kolaja – a portrait of Professor Ivan Vyskočil, 2009.

Evaluation methods and criteria

Grading takes place based on instructor's discussion with students and short papers.

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