History of Stage and Costume Design 1

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203DSK1 Z 4 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

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

Mode of study

Lectures on samples of the work of the most significant world and Czech costumming artist and set-designers, Sources of inspiration and relationships to European set-design.

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 costuming and set design works from the Baroque set design and costuming artists to the beginning of modern set design. A course paper on a selected topic in the history of set design. Searching for sources of inspiration and contexts of 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

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.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room S202
Zasedací místnost

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
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Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Fri 13:00–14:30 Vlasta KOUBSKÁ Zasedací místnost
Karlova 26, Praha 1
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Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

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