DVB009 Theatre Production as an Artefact II

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MgA. Jakub Liška (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Margita Havlíčková
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Fri 12:00–13:40 G01
dvb006 Theatre Production I && dvb007 First year complex exam
The course is only for 2nd year bc.students.
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
Students will be able to analyze actual theatre production in complete genre variety. They also will learn methods of analysis and reconstruction of historical productions.
  • - "peformance analysis" in context of theatre studies
  • - analytical methods for contemporary theatre (from modernistic theatre to post-dramatic)
  • - seminar discussion about chosen actual performances
  • - possibilities of reconstructing historical performance
  • - reconstruction of performance in Czech context
  • - critical evaluation of already published reconstructions
  • - methods of reconstruction (archival work)
  • - presentation of chosen reconstructions
  • VELTRUSKÝ, Jiří. An approach to the semiotics of theatre. Edited by Tomáš Hoskovec - Jarmila F. Veltrusky. 1st ed. Brno: Department of Theatre Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, 2012. 229 s. ISBN 9788021059092. info
  • DROZD, David. Tělo chvějící se v tichu aneb Hledání tragického gesta : Lékař své cti v režii Hany Burešové (The Body Trembling in silence, or, In Search of the Tragic Gesture. The Surgeon of His Honour Under the Direction of Hana Burešová). Divadelní revue, Praha: Institut umění - divadelní ústav, 2011, roč. 22, č. 1, p. 77-107. ISSN 0862-5409. info
  • DROZD, David. Oresteia... Dvakrát! Naruby? (Oresteia... Twice? Inside Out?). Theatralia. Sborník prací filozofické fakulty MU, Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2008, vol. 11, jaro 2008, p. 63-84. ISSN 1214-0406. info
  • DROZD, David. Tučnák v roli racka (A Penguin Featuring as The Seagull). Divadelní revue, Praha, 2008, vol. 18, No 2, p. 44-62. ISSN 0862-5409. info
  • MIHOLOVÁ, Kateřina. Ubu the King :Theatre on the Balustrade : an interactive reconstruction. 1. vyd. Praha: Kant - Karel Kerlický pro AMU, 2007. 204 s. ISBN 9788086970363. info
  • VELTRUSKÝ, Jiří. Příspěvky k teorii divadla. 1. vyd. Praha: Divadelní ústav, 1994. 270 s. ISBN 80-7008-046-9. info
Teaching methods
lecture, seminar discussion, independent research and its presentation
Assessment methods
Evaluation os based on partical tasks during all semester.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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