Costume Making 1
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Comprehending the sense of costuming in a theatre production, starting with theatre costuming treatment - a drama text, analysis of dramatic situations and development of conceptual thought. Reinforcing abilities in graphic communications and basic knowledge of materials for executing costuming designs and products. Development of the ability to create one's own treatment in individual exercises. Basic cultivated presentation.
Mode of study
Individual consultations on assigned exercises, texts, sources of inspiration, prepared sketches and drawings. Consultation and analysis of dramatic situations. Costuming, objects proposals and their execution.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Artistic communication and dramatic thought. A good bearing in the study: fine art, Material culture and literature. Creativity and continuity skills.
Studio instruction devoted to the development of talent in creating drama figures and introduction to starting points and conditions for costuming.
The course covers the form, color and material for the costuming treatment with an emphasis on the dramatic starting point of costuming.
- the costume as an object (mental states, characteristics, illnesses),
- the costume as a pert of the artistic whole (ancient chorus - Medea, Erinye - Orestes),
- the costume and its changes and development over time (Lear, Idiot...),
- dramatic situations - masks, make-up, color and material.
Recommended or required reading
L. Kybalová - Dějiny odívání (all volumes)
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 collections of the Kyoto Costuming Insitute - History of Costuming of the 18th., 19th.and 20th centuries
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on: attendance, drama thinking skills, drama situation analysis, creativity and continuity, artistry, completion of all assignments, presentation and implementation of a costuming object.
Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:
(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
(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
- Stage Design (B.A.) (required main subject)