Name of lecturer(s)
Jiří FIŘT, Petr PACHL, Jiří REIDINGER
Learning outcomes of the course unit
- Continuation of instruction in the basic program with the aim to learn to combine the mastered skills.
- To learn basic exercises on gymnastics equipment, at heights and on the trampoline.
Mode of study
Regular weekly instruction
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Knowledge of basic exercises of the 1st year (703ADA1 and 703ADA2) is required.
Instruction in acrobatics and tumbling offers a continuation of the basic program in the first year. Knowledge is applied in theatre situations and bases (with consideration of „New Circus“ and Theatre in Non-traditional Environments). Students are introduced to fighting and wrestling without the use of weapons.
From swings through tumblings to combinations of individual elements. Exercises in pairs with equipment and using tools (tables, chairs, etc.) From tumbling exercises, falls, kicks, parry, strikes are set. Acrobatics use various elements such as tables, chairs, plates, poles, etc. Basic swings, high, jumps, turns are practices on equipment.
Recommended or required reading
Barba,Eugenio- Savarese, Nicola. Slovník divadelní antropologie, o skrytém umění herců. Divadelní ústav, 2000
Cihlář, Ondřej. Nový cirkus. Pražská scéna, 2006
Reidinger, Jiří Bilbo. Když bolí úsměv. AMU, 2008
Rémy,Tristan. Klauniády. Orbis,1968
Assessment methods and criteria
Completed based on attendance.
Course web page
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Acting for Alternative and Puppet Theatre (B.A.) (required subject)