DDAL410 Verse in Drama

Faculty of Theatre
Summer 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/2. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr.art. Jozef Gombár (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Mgr. Petr Oslzlý
Ateliér režie a dramaturgie Petra Oslzlého - Ateliér režie a dramaturgie - Děkanát - Faculty of Theatre - Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno
Supplier department: Ateliér režie a dramaturgie Petra Oslzlého - Ateliér režie a dramaturgie - Děkanát - Faculty of Theatre - Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno
Tue 16:15–17:45 407
Bachelor graduation.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
The subject of the Verse in Drama is designed for students of drama and dramaturgy. This is a seminar, which the content is not primarily the theory of the verse, but the practical familiarization with the process going on actor's interpretation of the dramatic verse. The aim of the course is to learn students of the dramaturgy and beside this to direct them (those for whom the "material of creation is actor's performance") have made their own "inner personal experience" with the interpretation of the dramatic text and have gained a deeper understanding of the verse of drama and the process of acting.
Learning outcomes
After completing the subject, the student understands the principles of work with the actor in studying the text - verses in drama. He is able to play in rough terms his idea based on the understanding of prosody and semantic verses.
  • 1. Sufficient Practical Minimum of Literature: The Difference Between Prose and Poetry. Semantic a prosodic plane of the text. 3. Verse in general: rhythm, rhyme, strofa, poetic figures, tropics. Prosodic systems.4. Sylabotonic prozoda: the trace (trochej, jamb, daktyl), the metrum, the hole, the overurage, the fall of the verse, double verse, overlap.5. Ratio of meaning intonation to prosodic. Importance of breakdown a the most common mistakes. 6. Veris drama. Four types: blankvers, verse of Spanish drama, alexandrin, free verse. 7. Practical exercises with selected texts: Shakespeare - Macbeth, The Taming of a Wicked Woman Calderón - Life is a dream Corneille - Cid Rostand - Cyrano of   Bergerac Claudel - Annunciation of Mary, Satin Slipper Bernhardt - Minetti 8. The role of empathy and imagination in acting in interpreting the verse. Need for detail the division of the text and the awareness of its content and formality. 9.Psychophysical adoption of all the assumptions of its new origin.
    required literature
  • Hrabák, J." Úvod do reorie verše. Praha 1986.
    recommended literature
  • Lukavský R. : Sláva slova. Praha 2012.
  • Lukavský, R. : Živé slovo. Praha 2004
  • Mikeš, V.: O duchu alexandrinu. Program k inscenaci Cyrano z Bergeracu. Národní divadlo Praha 2002.
  • Černý V. Tvorba a osobnost, Odeon, Praha 1992. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Continuous monitoring of student performance during semester tuition. Final Conversation to Assess Competencies Obtained.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2015, Summer 2018, Summer 2020, Summer 2022.
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