Costume and Mask 3

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203KOM3 ZK 10 8T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

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

Mode of study

Individual consultations on assignments. Drama analysis. Consultations on the costuming and its potential treatment in relation to the form of the drama space. Implementation of the costuming which will be presented at the Set-design dept. summary exam.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

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

Course contents

The Master's level programme and instruction are individual. Curriculum is based on the Master's project and according to the dramaturgical pland of 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

Ze sbírek Ústavu odívání v Kjótu - MÓDA /dějiny odívání 18., 19. a 20. stol./

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.

Skills in dramatic and conceptual thinking,

artistic quality of the presented proposal,

ability to connect to the form of a space,

creativity in drama arts,

fulfillment of all individually assigned tasks,

presentation at the departmental summary.

Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:

room K449

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)

room K449

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)

Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 15:00–19:00 Atelier
Karlova 26, Praha 1
Thu 15:00–19:00 Atelier
Karlova 26, Praha 1

Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans