Theory of Drama 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
207TED1 ZK 3 2T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Jaroslav ETLÍK

Name of lecturer(s)

Jaroslav ETLÍK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. Introduce the basics of theatre theory.
  2. Guide students in domestic and foreign theatre issues - theory terminology, primarily the issue of terminology.
  3. Introduce the function principles of a theatre piece and its components.

Mode of study

Concept interpretation, theory text reading and analyses, recording analyses.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No requirements.

Course contents

  1. Theatre semiotics.
  2. Zich Aesthetics terminology of drama arts.
  3. Components of a theatre work (visual, acoustic, acting, audience).
  4. Components of theatre works (dramaturgy, directing, acting, visual - artistic, acoustic, in particular types of theatre and literature).
  5. Comparison of various theory approaches and theatrology concepts focusing on the creation of a theatre work.

Recommended or required reading

Divadlo (časopis, ročníky 1956-1970)

Divadelní revue (časopis, ročníky 1990-2011)

Císař Jan: Proměny divadelního jazyka

Etlík Jaroslav: Divadlo jako zakoušení

Honzl Jindřich: K novému významu umě

Lehmann Hans-Thies: Postdramatické divadlo

Mukařovský Jan: Studie z estetiky

Mejerchol Vsevolod: Rekonstrukce divadla

Pokorný Jaroslav: Složky divadelního výrazu

Pavis Patrice: Divadelní slovník

Souřadnice a kontexty současné německé divadelní teorie (ed. J. Roubal)

Vostrý Jaroslav: Režie je umění

Vostrý Jaroslav: Ejzenštejnovy lekce divadelní režie

Základní pojmy divadla (teatrologický slovník, ed. P. Pavlovský)

Zich Otakar: Estetika dramatického umění

Assessment methods and criteria

Grading and credit is awarded based on a minimum of 80% participation in lectures, which is a condition for sitting the exam. Grading is completed at the end of the lecture cycle by an oral or as the case may be, written exam.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room K224
Pracovna pedagogů

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 16:00–17:30 Jaroslav ETLÍK Pracovna pedagogů
Karlova 26, Praha 1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans