Dramaturgy as a Function 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204DJF1 Z 1 2T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Name of lecturer(s)

Miloslav KLÍMA

Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. Acquaint students with the content of the dramaturgy element of a theatre piece from a historical development perspective, contemporary trends and concepts.
  2. Acquaint students with the functional link of dramaturgy with the other elements in a dynamic, that is, continuous interaction concept.
  3. Acquaint students with the basic and supplemental tasks of the dramaturg in the entire run from the birth and existence of a stage piece.

Mode of study

Aside from lectures...analysed videos and examples from dramaturgy pieces.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Course contents

The Winter semester course covers:

  1. Defining dramaturgy.
  2. A brief glimpse into the historical development of dramaturgy.
  3. Defining the three pillars of modern dramaturgy.
  4. The cultural space of theatre - communication potential and requirements.
  5. Characteristics of theatre enterprise, activities and experiements.
  6. Function and form of team theatre activities and stagings.
  7. Development of script sources for staging projects.
  8. The piece order system.
  9. Three approaches: analytical, topical, associative.
  10. A presentation of theatre activities.
  11. Supplemental DVD screenings of stagings and their analysis.

Recommended or required reading

Bří Mrštíkové: Myryša; Moliere: Don Juan; B. Brecht: Kavkazský křídový kruh; J. Švarc: Drak

Estetický slovník

Slovník světového divadla (DÚ)

Divadla studiového typu - (sborníky DÚ)

Světové divadlo - (sborníky DÚ)

Moderní tvář divadla

Hra o lásce a smrti, Král Ubu, Komedie o umučení (sborník DÚ)

Myšlení o divadle I a II

Časopisy: Divadelní revue, Svět a divadlo, DISK, Loutkář

Other literature presented in accreditation material of the Dept. of Alternative and Puppet Theatre of DAMU and posted on the Dept's. website.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on submission and discussion of the defended essay which the instructor assigns during the semester.

Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room S201
Hallerův sál

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 13:30–15:00 Miloslav KLÍMA Hallerův sál
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