Theory of Stage Design 3

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203ATS3 Z 4 2T English winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Set-design Theory introduces students not only to the history of the trade but, mainly, its theory foundations which enables the students to apply set-design principles in the instruction of design elements in the trade and in application in practice.

  1. Concepts (set-design terminology): Students are introduced to basic concepts and their particulars in performance trades, its purpose and importance in society-wide practice.
  2. Students are through lectures and subsequent classes presented with viewpoints applied in set-design practice and also with knowledge rising from the development of the trade from its beginning interpretation through developmental changes to today's current interpretation.
  3. Students are introduced, as well, to general graphic arts theory.

Mode of study

Lectures. Text analyses. Set design and visual arts theory. Course paper on a given theory topic.

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Course contents

Theory essays about the beginning of the 20th century and avant garde.

Recommended or required reading

JINDRA, Vladimír: Scénografické principy I., II., DAMU 1984

Monografie jednotlivých umělců vydané Divadelním ústavem

HILMERA, Jiří. Perspektivní scéna 14.-19. století

JINDRA, Vladimír. Scénografické principy: skripta DAMU a Divadelní ústav

PRAŽÁK, Albert. Scénografie: Skripta DAMU

PRAŽÁK, Albert. Kniha o scénografii: Skripta DAMU

PRAŽÁK, Albert. Mezi - interpretace mezi prostory

Assessment methods and criteria

75% attendance. Development of the course paper.

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