History of Stage Design 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
203DSF1 Z 6 3T Czech 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 samples of work by the most important world theatre and film set-designers. Classes on searching for sources of inspiration and relations to European visual arts. Class work related to film set-design.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Bachelor's education at an arts oriented college. General history of fine arts.

Course contents

Lecture and classes with a presentation of the most important set-design works from the Baroque set-design to the beginning s of modern set-design. A course paper on a selected topic from the history of set-design. Searching for sources of inspiration for film and TV set-design and relations in film and theatre set-design.

Recommended or required reading

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

Thompsonová K., Bordwel D., Dějiny filmu, 2007

Plazewski J.: Dějiny filmu: 1895-2005 Academia 2009

Assessment methods and criteria

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

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room S202
Zasedací místnost

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Fri 13:00–14:00 Vlasta KOUBSKÁ Zasedací místnost
Karlova 26, Praha 1
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

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