Acting 3

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204HEM3 ZK 3 4T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Vratislav ŠRÁMEK

Name of lecturer(s)


Learning outcomes of the course unit

Mode of study

Individual work with students, working with the year's creativity group, block instruction, workshops, collaborations with Directing-Dramaturgy and Set Design students, improvization and improvization exercises, dialogue exercises, working with a text, physical warm-up, working with the body, material, space, and written review.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Course contents


  1. Actor - body, voice, spoken word, song.
  2. Actor - working with a theatrical situation.
  3. Actor - from the theatrical situation to the character.
  4. Actor - dramatic and theatrical character when working with an artistic metaphor, the puppet and material.
  5. Actor - dramatic text, analysis, interpretation, starting point for the actor's creation.
  6. Actor - putting together the production, production components: direction, dramaturgy, set design.
  7. Actor - the production in entirety and meeting the audience, from adults to children.
  8. Actor - school theatre studion, year of theatre work supervised by teachers.


The study of acting at the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre teaches students to have a broad appreciation of the possibilities of theatre communication that modern theatre offers in all its forms. The student will come into contact not only with puppet and traditional theatre but also with offer possibilities of theatrical communication based on movement, music, song, artistic metaphor and so on. Students are guided in the study of various approaches from the past so that they can find their path and open new possibilities for contemporary theatre. On this path to personal expression the school teaches them psychosomatic acting disciplines (working with the voice, body etc.) as well as a certain amount of knowledge of theatrical history and theory, musical instruction and a general overview of thought and art, philosophy and aesthetics.

Recommended or required reading

Basic literature on acting methods from Diderot through Stanislavsky to Brook.

Other professional theoretical and historical literature as stated in practically all histories of the theatre.

Assessment methods and criteria

Participation and creativity during study. Fulfillment of all study requirements. Clear definition skills during study.


This course is instructed in close cooperation between the Directing and Set-design studies.

Instruction schedule see: www DAMU / katedra ALD / Pro studenty / Rozvrhy

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

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Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans