Dramaturgy as a Function 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204DJF2 ZK 1 2T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

Miloslav KLÍMA

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 performances which illustrate the lecture topics.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The student must have a general knowled of fundamental theatre practices.

The student must have a good bearing in the historical development of theatre.

The student must be able to review an observed staging.

The student must have completed the course: Dramaturgy as an Element of a Theatre Piece 1.

Course contents

The Summer semester course covers the topics:

  1. A detailed description of the dramaturgy portion from idea to close.
  2. Changes of metaphor and imagery from a dramaturgical perspective.
  3. Interpretation and dramaturgy.
  4. Grossman-Krofta, two possible theatre path positions.
  5. Three approaches to interpretation: analytical, topical, associative.
  6. The part of the dramaturg in the theatre performance.
  7. Summary.

Accompanying recordings of important theatre stagings with analyses.

Recommended or required reading

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

The credit and test are awarded based on the defense of a small piece on one of the lecture topics of the student's choice. Supplementary questions will be given by the examiner on another topic. If needed, additional lecture topics may be opened.

Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:

room S201
Hallerův sál

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 13:00–14:30 Miloslav KLÍMA Hallerův sál
Karlova 26, Praha 1

The subject is a part of the following study plans