Costume Making 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
203KTR1 ZK 3 6T Czech winter

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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.

Course contents

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.

Exercise topics:

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 2019/2020:

room K442

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
room K442

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 14:00–16:30 Dana ZÁBRODSKÁ Atelier
Karlova 26, Praha 1
Thu 14:00–16:30 Dana ZÁBRODSKÁ Atelier
Karlova 26, Praha 1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans