Costume and Mask 1

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203KAM1 ZK 4 3T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Understanding the meaning of costuming in theatre production. The starting point in theatre costuming treatment - a drama, analysis of drama situations and development of conceptual thinking. Strengthening abilities in artistic communication and basic knowledge of materials for costuming design. Development of the ability to form one's treatment of indiividual exercises. Basics of proper presentations.

Mode of study

Individual consultations on assignments, texts, sources of inspiration, prepared sketches and drawings. Consultation and anlysis of dramatic situations. Costuming, object proposals and their implementation.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of Bachelor's level study at a university with a corresponding major area of study (DAMU-stage design, UMPRUM-clothing, textile, AVU, Textile University - Liberec etc.). Ability in artistic communication, drama arts expression and conceptual thinking. Knowledge (of form, design) of historical clothing and materials for creating costumes. Ability to work with a dramatic text, its formulation, identifying its importance and meaning. Master's project that is acceptable for the study.

Course contents

The programmes and instruction at the Masters' level are individual. The curriculum is created for the Masters' project and taking into account the dramaturgical plan for the DISK theatre.

Recommended or required reading

L. Kybalová - Dějiny odívání (všechny díly)

E. Thielle - Geschichte des Kostümes

J. Arnold - Patterns off Fashion 1-2

Moussinac - Dějiny divadla

Blahník - Dějiny divadla

O. Zich - Estetika dramatického umění

K. Kratochvíl - Ze světa komedie del'Arte

V. Ptáčková - Česká scenografie XX. stol.

J. Trojan - Dějiny opery

L. Kybalová, O. Herbenová, M. Lamarová - Obrazová encyklopedie mody

From the collection of the Kyoto Costuming Institute - History of Costuming of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries

R. Vacková - Výtvarný projev v dramatickém umění

A. Pražák - Scénografie 1, Scénografie 2 (skripta)

J. Máchalová - Móda 20. století

V. Jindra - Specifičnost scénografie

V. Jindra - Studijní materiály 1, 2.

E. Uchalová - Česká móda 1870-1914, 1918-1939

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