Costume Making 4
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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 drama intentions.
Mode of study
Personal consultations on assignments, texts, sources of inspiration, sketch and drawings preparations. Consultations and analysis of dramatic situations, costume and objects proposals and their implementation. Consultations on the concept treatment and interpretation of the costuming narrations for the assigned drama tests. Theory lectures focused on theatre costumes specifications.
Work is evaluated by a commission on 4 dates durng the academic year.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Ability of artistic communication, dramatic artistic manifestation and conceptional thought. A bearing in the study: arts, material culture and literature. Knowledge of basic forms of historical clothing and basic materials for implementation of costuming. Ability to work with a drama text, its formulation, definition of its significance and sense. Creativity and continuity skills.
Work with a dramatic text.
Historical clothing and theatrical costume. Relation of the dramatic character to space. Documentation of material and design.
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:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Stage Design (B.A.) (required main subject)