History of Puppet Theatre in Contexts and Developmental Connections 1
Kateřina LEŠKOVÁ DOLENSKÁ
Name of lecturer(s)
Kateřina LEŠKOVÁ DOLENSKÁ, Nina MALÍKOVÁ
Learning outcomes of the course unit
- Introduction to the beginnings and forms of puppet theatre.
- Perception of puppets as a distinct means of artistic expression.
- Introduction to new tendencies and potential of contemporary world puppet theatre.
- Linking historical, theory and technological materials regarding the puppet theatre phenomenon.
Mode of study
Lecture, classes, discussion, media recording analysis, screenings.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
- General knowledge of fundamental theatrological studies regarding puppet theatre.
- Analytical and review skills. Working with (also foreign language) materials.
The history of puppet theatre is understood in the context of all theatre and in relation to drama literature and graphic arts (set design) with an emphasis on the specific features of this type of theatre.
- Beginnings of puppet theatre, its characteristics and forms.
- Relation of traditional puppet theatre and its present types.
- The puppet as a expression tool in the a writer's and playwright's work in the 20th century.
- The puppet in the Modern - new viewpoints of puppets (particularly E.G. Craig).
- New tendencies in modern world puppet theatre.
- Rediscovered lost genres in puppet theatre.
Recommended or required reading
Jurkowski, Henryk: Magie loutky, Nakladatelství Studia Ypsilon, Praha 1997
Magnin, Charles: Dějiny loutkového divadla v Evropě I. díl, AMU, Praha 2005
Magnin, Charles: Dejiny loutkového divadla v Evropě II. díl, AMU, Praha 2010
Tománek, Alois: Podoby loutky, AMU, Praha 1998
Ribi, Hana: Edward Gordon Craig. Figura a abstrakce. AMU, Praha 2008
Semil, Malgorzata - Wysinska, Elizbieta : Slovník světového divadla, Divadelní ústav 1998
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on: lecture participation, class participation, completion of the final written and oral exam in each semester.
Two semester lecture.
Instruction schedule see: www DAMU / katedra ALD / Pro studenty / Rozvrhy
This course is an elective for all AMU students
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
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Karlova 26, Praha 1
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Acting for Alternative and Puppet Theatre (B.A.) (required subject)
- Directing and Dramaturgy for Alternative and Puppet Theatre (B.A.) (required subject)
- Stage Design for Alternative and Puppet Theatre (B.A.) (required subject)