History of Stage Design 1

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203DEA1 ZK 6 3 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 123 to 153 hours of self-study English winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

To introduce students to the history of set-design on the European continent, its most important stages and the influence on set-design in the Czech Republic. To acquaint students with methods used in the creation of a setting space and clarify their principles.

Mode of study

Lectures on the work of the most important world and Czech set-designers. Searching for sources of inspiration.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Maturita exam, general pre-college knowledge of the history of the fine arts.

Course contents

Lectures and classes with presentations of the most important set design works from Baroque set design and costuming to the start of modern set design, class paper on a selected topic in the history of set design, searching for source of inspiration and relation of set design to directing.

Recommended or required reading

Originální scénické a kostýmní návrhy ze sbírky divadelního oddělení Národního muzea

Oskar Schlemmer, Böblingen 1988

El Teatro de los Pintores, Madrid 2000

Die Russische Avantgarde und die Bühne 1890-1930, Schleswig 1991

Le Danza delle Avanguardie, Milano 2005

Ribi H., E. G. Craig, Figur und Abstraktion, Basel 2000

The World of Baroque Theatre, Český Krumlov 2010

O. G. Brockett et al., Making the Scene, San Antonio, Texas, 2010

Assessment methods and criteria

75% attendance at lectures and classes, independent creation of the course paper and its presentation (approx. 10 pages of text), oral credit.

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