Theatre Seminar I. 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
206DSE1 Z 1 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students are introduced to a wide scale of questions regarding issues of theatre production from a historical perspective and contemporary trends in theatre, influence of other arts, political and economic situations. To open up the spectrum of the most important aspets which need to be researched during study.

Mode of study

Classes and analysis of students' work.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

206UDS1 - Introductory Course must also be completed.

Course contents

Theatre production is understood as one of the requirement of the rise of a stage work or specific theatre project, which must not be only understood as to the needs of other elements of the theatre organism but also a demonstration of an analysis of opportunities and threats by the external.

  1. Brief history of the most important phases of a theatre production.
  2. Basic theatre terminology.
  3. The production team and the characteristics of its individual elements.

Recommended or required reading

BROCKETT, OSCAR G.: Dějiny divadla;

CÍSAŘ, JAN: Přehled dějin českého divadla. I. + II.;

Česká divadla - encyklopedie divadelních souborů;

Braun, Kazimier: Druhá divadelní reforma?

Braun, Kazimier: Divadelní prostor

KOPECKÝ JAN (pod jménem Jan Bernard): Co je divadlo;

SEMIL, MAŁGORZATA/ WYSIŃSKA ELŽBIETA: Slovník světového divadla 1945-1990

Pavis, Patrice: Divadelní slovník

Slovník literární teorie

Slovník světového divadla 1945 - 1990

Assessment methods and criteria

Credit is awarded based on:

  1. class participation,
  2. completion of the semester work,
  3. presentation,
  4. passing the final test.

During the semester independent reading and participation in class discussions (80%), which a condition for sitting the exam, is required. The exam is written. The overall grading is comprised of 20% for class participation, 20% for completion of semester work, 20% for the presentation of that work and 40% for the written test.

Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:

room R310
Učebna R310 (DAMU)

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 13:00–14:30 Doubravka SVOBODOVÁ Učebna R310 (DAMU)
Karlova 26, Praha 1
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans