Dramaturgy for Producers 1
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|206EPS1||Z||3||2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 54 to 69 hours of self-study||English||summer|
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Learning outcomes of the course unit
- To acquaint, in detail, students with the tasks of the dramaturgist in various type of theatre operations (repertoire theatre, theatre ensemble without a permanent stage, project, festival, etc.) including basic introduction to working with objects, text and translations and adopting terminology.
- In this course students, through theory and practice are acquainted with the dramaturgy principles of reperatory theatre, theatre ensembles without a permanent stage, projects, etc, so they are able in practice to judge and sensibly influence the work of the creative team. To understand dramaturgy not only as a practical service for individual stagings but as a discipline which significantly influences the search and formation of artistic program of a theatre. Some classes will take place with a practicing dramaturgist (ex: Iva Klestilová, Šárka Havlíčková, Dora Viceníková, Petr Kolečko, etc.) through moderated discussions.
Mode of study
Writings analysis, moderated discussion with practicing dramaturgists.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
- General knowledge of Czech and world drama literature.
- Ability to analyse and review.
- Theory and practice terminology and categories.
- Analysis of the most important drdama forms in a contemporary context.
- Drama structure: image and situation, situation and behaviour, behaviour and dialog, behaviour and stage implementation.
- Event and composition (interplay of elements), motif structure, narrative and sense.
- Dramaturgic-directorial concept.
- Group readings and analysis of writings.
- Moderated discussions with practicing theatre dramaturgists.
Recommended or required reading
Jan Císař: Základy dramaturgie 1 (Situace), Praha 1999;
Jan Císař: Základy dramaturgie 2 (Postava);
Praktická dramaturgie, Praha 1996;
Milan Lukeš: Umění dramatu, Praha 1987;
J. L. Styan: Prvky dramatu, Praha 1964;
Brook, P.: Prázdný prostor; Panorama; Praha 1988;
Císař, J.: Člověk v situaci; ISV; Praha 2000;
Pavis, Patrice: Divadelní slovník; Praha 2003;
Zdeněk Hořínek : Úvod do praktické dramaturgie, Praha 1980;
Přemysl Rut: Tři naučení z jednoho příběhu: úvod do dramaturgie. In Disk, svazek 10/2004
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on:
- participation in lectures/exercises/classses,
- completion of the semester paper,
Requirement for successful completion of the course: class participation (80% attendance), completion and presentation of the course paper and passing of the one of the on-going tests.
No schedule has been prepared for this course