DISB006 Theatre Production as an Artefact I

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/5. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Iva Mikulová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Wed 8:00–9:40 G01
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is dealing with elementar knowledge of theatrological termilogy and using it in basic performance analysis.

The course is inteded for first year students of DTS and it is mandatory for them.
The course is held in Czech.
Learning outcomes

At the end of the course student will be able to:
- name and elaborate on phases of creation of theatre performance;
- explain basic theatrological terms;
- independently interpret and analyse theatre performance;
- compare aporoaches of different theatre directors.
  • Theatre as phenomenon
  • Theatre as communication by communication on communication
  • Elements of theatre expresions
  • Theatre sign
  • Variability of theatre sign
  • Actor/character
  • Stage/dramatic space
  • Mise-en-scène
    required literature
  • HONZL, Jindřich. K novému významu umění : divadelní úvahy a programy 1920-1952. Praha: Orbis, 1956. 35-448 s.,. info
  • OSOLSOBĚ, Ivo. Ostenze, hra, jazyk : sémiotická studie. Vyd. 1. Brno: Host, 2002. 398 s. ISBN 8072940767. info
  • POKORNÝ, Jaroslav [absolvent FF. Složky divadelního výrazu. V Praze: Ústav pro učebné pomůcky průmyslových a odborných škol, 1946. 263 s. info
  • VELTRUSKÝ, Jiří. Příspěvky k teorii divadla. 1. vyd. Praha: Divadelní ústav, 1994. 270 s. ISBN 80-7008-046-9. info
  • VOSTRÝ, Jaroslav. Režie je umění. Vyd. 2. V Praze: Akademie múzických umění, 2009. 265 s. ISBN 9788073311483. info
  • ZICH, Otakar. Estetika dramatického umění : teoretická dramaturgie [Zich, 1931]. V Praze: Melantrich, 1931. 408 s. info
Teaching methods
lecture, individual reading, discussion
Assessment methods
Attendence (in case of 3 and more absences is assigned additional essay), submitting tasks, written test. Pass-fail line is 70%.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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