History of Stage Design 2

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203DEA2 ZK 6 3T English summer

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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 relationships. To acquaint students with methods used in the creation of a setting space and clarify their principles.

Mode of study

Lectures with samples by the most important Czech set-designers. Samples of the memoirs of the National Museum Theatre Dept. Sources of inspiration and relationships to European set-design.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

DEA1 Lectures

Course contents

Lectures and classes with presentations of the most important set design works of the Czech theatre avand garde of the 1920s and 30s. A course paper on a selected topic in the history of avant garde set design. Searching for sources of inspiration and relations to set design.

Recommended or required reading

-Monografie jednotlivých scénografů vydané Divadelním ústavem :

Josef Svoboda, Marcel Pokorný , Květoslav Bubeník , Joan Brehms , Adolf Wenig, Zbyněk Kolář, Vladimír Nývlt , Oldřich Šimáček , Jaroslav Malina

-Burian Jarka M., Modern Czech Theatre, Iowa City 2000

-A Mirror of World Theatre - PQ95,99, Prague 2001

-Brandesky J., Metaphor and Irony Revisited, Iowa 2007

-Blake Jody, An Eye for the Stage, San Antonio 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

75% attendance at lectures and classes, independent creation of the course paper and its presentation (approx. 10 pages of text), final exam through an exam, or as the case may be an oral exam.

Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:

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Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:

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