Alternative World Theatre in the 20th and 21st Century 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204ASD2 exam 2 2 lecture hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 29 to 39 hours of self-study English, Czech summer

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

Learning outcomes

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.

Prerequisites and other requirements

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


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.

Evaluation 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.


This course may be attended by a 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 2023/2024:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2023/2024:

room S201
Posluchárna - Hallerův sál

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 15:00–16:30 Lukáš JIŘIČKA Posluchárna - Hallerův sál
Karlova 26, Praha 1

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