Awareness in Movement 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
202EVV2 ZK 2 2T English summer

Subject guarantor

Michaela RAISOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Helena ARENBERGEROVÁ, Jan BÁRTA, Jana NOVORYTOVÁ, Michaela RAISOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. Improving of a mind-body condition through the cultivation of a conscious movement.
  2. Continuing to search for a natural movement without stereotypes and bad habits.
  3. Cultivating sense for conscious movement on stage/in front of the viewers, stage presense.
  4. Cultivating body expression skills – experimenting with a movement as a form of an expression.
  5. Training of skills in an improvisation and its repeating- how to preserve and to transfer the quality from the improvisation to the concrete image, form, partiture.
  6. Themes: „getting up partiture“ and „moving sculpture partiture“.

Mode of study

Feedback on individual movement assignments: How I see myself/ How I appear to the audience. Work with terminology, cultivation of the ability to describe the observed and how to provide reflection.

Classes are in Czech and English.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  1. Successful completino of Awareness in Movement 1.
  2. Willingness to work on oneself.
  3. Feeling for space.
  4. Movement imagination.
  5. Musicality.
  6. Ability to review and analyze the seen.

Course contents

Deeper experimentation with movement and space through conscious body ready to communicate on the stage. It is necessary for the next step: finding the way how to catch what is just happening and be able to repeat it in the same quality.

  1. Posture – spatial body placement.
  2. Perception of horizontal and vertical lines.
  3. Spatial relationships. Entering the space, leaving the space.
  4. Tempo, tempo-rhythm, dynamics and scale.
  5. Creation of 2 partitures: getting up and moving sculptures.
  6. Sensing the difference between a rythm and a meter through structured movement and its transfer into a specific theatrical form with clear rules.

Recommended or required reading

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

  1. Class attendance, min 70% attendance.
  2. Interest and personal creativity.
  3. Presentation of a short structured etude/partiture.
  4. Written reflection and taking part in „klauzury“ – exam week presentation at the end of semester.
  5. Written assesement – ability to explain and connect specific terms to specific material and exercises from the classes, work with literature.

Schedule for winter semester 2021/2022:

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Schedule for summer semester 2021/2022:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans