Animation 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204MAAN2 ZK 2 2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 29 to 39 hours of self-study English summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

To introduce students with the particualrs of puppet theatre from the simplest forms to the current perception of this type of theatre as one of the tools of a synthetic stage form.

Mode of study

Etudes, exercises in treating stage situations, artistic skills in managing individual types of puppets, discussions and anlayses of work performed.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A requirement is a relationship of the students to the material and purpose for its animation.

  1. Intentional, talented, creative action in stage situations.
  2. Developed acting imagination.
  3. Puppet animation trade skills.
  4. Communication skills.
  5. Acting ethics.

Course contents

Animation of an object, puppet, or material which may be the basis or part of a work for stage.


Recommended or required reading

Jan Císař: Teorie herectví loutkového divadla (SPN 1985)

Jan Švankmajer: Síla imaginace (Dauphin a MF 2001)

Miroslav Česal: Živý herec na loutkovém divadle (uč. text DAMU 1983)

Henryk Jurkowski: Magie loutky (Studio Y 1997)

Karel Makonj: Od loutky k objektu (Pražská scéna 2007)

Assessment methods and criteria

Activity in exercises, presentation and creativity.


This course is a closed study-year group.

Further information

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