Interior-History of Theatre
- Garant předmětu:
- Veronika Kastlová
- Department of Interior Design
The subject is focused on the development of the architecture of the theatre buildings and the production areas. Attention is payed to the logic of the relation between the building typology and the development of the theatre, as a medium. Media that express the cultural and social tendencies of their time. It is these aspects that influence the formation of the scenic space. Part of the course includes excursion and performance in Laterna Magica or State Opera in Prague.
Seminar work of approximately 4 pages of text part comparing a modern (new) theatre building and contemporary modern theatre space (public space) in a student´s country. In addition, the paper should include minimum of 1 page of illustrative pictures/photos.
- Syllabus of lectures:
1. Starting lecture.
2. Czech Theatre buildings.
3. Scene of public space, Sculpture as mediator, Industrial sites.
4. The 19th Century Theatre.
5. The first half of the 20th Century Theatre.
6. The second half of the 20th Century Theatre.
7. Laterna Magica – Josef Svoboda.
8. The second half of the 20th Century Theatre
10. The Greek and Roman Theatre. The Medieval Theatre.
11. The Theatre of the Italian Renaissance. The Elizabeth Theatre.
12. The Student´s presentation on seminary work.
13. The Student´s presentation on seminary work.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Basic orientation in the main milestones of theatre history which formulated the theatre production as we know it today. Basic understanding of the functioning of a theatre building and its operation.
- Study materials:
Beyond everydayness theatre architecture in Central Europe. Prague: National Theatre, 2010, ISBN 978-80-7258-364-5.
Brockett, Oscar & Hildy, Franklin. History of the Theatre. Pearson, 2006, ISBN-10: 0205473601, ISBN-13: 978-0205473601.
Hartnoll, Phyllis. A Concise History of the Theatre. London: Thames and Hudson, 2012, ISBN-10: 0500204098, ISBN-13: 978-0500204092
- Further information:
- Time-table for winter semester 2022/2023:
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- Time-table for summer semester 2022/2023:
- Time-table is not available yet
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Architecture and Urbanism, in English (elective course)