Basics to Stage Technology - Course 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204ZJT1 Z 1 20S Czech winter and summer

Subject guarantor

Name of lecturer(s)

Josef MADĚRA, Tomáš PROCHÁZKA, Jakub RŮŽIČKA, Robert SMOLÍK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Familiarise 1st year ALD department students with the entire breadth of stage technology and with all aspects of a theatre's operations (personal and technical). Emphasis is placed on the fact that technology and personnel as a whole must contribute to producing the best possible rehearsals and final result for the production.

Mode of study

Lecture, samples in the school and other theatre spaces, discussion.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Interest in the profession.

Course contents

Theoretical instruction:

Familiarisation with all professional personnel in the theatre; its hierarchy, professional arrangement and relations between individual workers and the workplace. Emphasis is placed on stage technoology elements. A detailed explanation of the functions of all a theatre's employees, from the director, artistic head, stage master to the stage technican.

Familiarisation with all firmly installed tehnical elements of the stage and audiorium used to serve the performance; their relationship to individual stage technology employees. Detailed description of this equipment's functions.

Familiarisation with all technical requisites, instruments and simple portable mechanisation on the stage and in the auditorium. Their function in building the theatre's decoration and its operation during rehearsals and performances. Detailed explanation of the functions and possibilities of this equipment, relationship to stage technology employees and other persons moving in the theatre environment.

Practical instruction:

Recommended or required reading

Topical professional press.

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on student skill and experience during the semester.

Note

For 1st year Alternative and Puppet Theatre (ALD), Acting study, ALD, Bachelor's Directing-Dramaturgy, ALD Bachelor's, Set-design.

Further information

Course may be repeated

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
room R405
Učebna

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
MADĚRA J.
PROCHÁZKA T.

09:00–12:00
EVEN WEEK

(parallel1)
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 09:00–12:00 Josef MADĚRA
Tomáš PROCHÁZKA
Učebna
Karlova 26, Praha 1
parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans