Costume and Mask 2

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203KAM2 ZK 4 3T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The goal is a mastery of costuming in all forms of theatre (drama, opera, ballet), film and television. A graduate in set-design-costuming and mask is able to independently create costuming (costume design) for all forms of theatre, film and TV and work in non-theatrical production.

Mode of study

Studio instruction through individual consultations on an assigned drama text which is evaluated in all four terms of the academic year.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Ability of artistic communication, drama arts expression and conceptual thinking. Knowledge of basic forms of historical clothing and materials for creating costumes. Ability to work with a drama, its formulation, identifying its importance and meaning.

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. An emphasis is place on the origination of the creation of a drama figure in the context of the drama space treatment, continuity of dramatic thought and concept.

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

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

Independent work in the studio and a minimum of 80% attendance at consultations (classes) throughout the semester.

Continuity in work,

bearing in historical clothing,

drama and conceptual thinking skills, comprehensive treatment of the costuming setting,

costuming proposal implementation skills,

artistic quality of the proposal and its presentation in the summary exam,

imagination and creativity skills.


For 1st year students.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans