Alternative World Theatre in the 20th and 21st Century 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204ASD1 Z 2 2T English, Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Name of lecturer(s)

Lukáš JIŘIČKA

Learning outcomes of the course unit

To introduce students to the most diverse trends in contemporary world theatre. Emphasis is placed primarily on the diversity of contemporary theatre and the dissolution of borders between individual artistic forms. Particular attention is devoted to post-dramatic or non-interpretive theatre forms.

Mode of study

Instruction through a presentation supplemented by videos, attended performances and topic classes. Contemporary pieces in stage arts will be, primarily, presented in contemporary theatre, dance, graphic and puppet theatre artists' profiles.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  1. Analysis and review skills.
  2. Creativity.
  3. At least a passive knowledge of English.

Course contents

Modern creations in stage arts through contemporary authors in modern theatre, dance and artistic puppet theatre.

Recommended or required reading

Oscar G. Brockett - Dějiny divadla, Praha 2008

Kazimierz Braun: Druhá divadelní reforma?, Praha 1993

Jan Hyvnar: Herec v moderním divadle, Praha 2001

Eugenio Barba - Nicole Savarese: Slovník divadelní antropologie, Praha 2000

Anne Bogart, Tina Landau: Úhly pohledu, Praha 2007

Declan Donnellan: Herec a jeho cíl, Praha 2007

Irena Sławińska: Divadlo v současném myšlení, Praha 2002

Hans-Thies Lehmann: Postdramatické divadlo, Bratislava 2007

Peter Brook: Pohyblivý bod, Praha 1996

Dana Kalvodová: Asijské divadlo na konci milénia, Praha 2003

Elinor Fuchs: The Death of Character, Perspectives on Theater after Modernism, Indiana University Press, 1996

Jon Whitmore: Directing Postmodern Theatre, Ann Arbor, 2001

Magazines: Svět a divadlo, Taneční zóna, Loutkář.

Assessment methods and criteria

A condition for acquiring credit in the winter semester is 80% class participation. A condition for sitting the exam in the Summer semester is also a condition for successful completion of the course is class participation, completion of the course in the form of a 5 page essay reviewing the instruction content over the entire year.

Note

This course may be attended by an limited number of Production Dept. and Theory and Critique Dept. students.

Further information

This course is an elective for all students of this school

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans