Costume Making 4

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203KTR4 ZK 3 6T Czech summer

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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.

Course contents

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:

room K442

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
room K442

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 16:30–19:00 Hana FISCHEROVÁ Atelier
Karlova 26, Praha 1
Thu 16:30–19:00 Hana FISCHEROVÁ Atelier
Karlova 26, Praha 1

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