FaVU-STUPAcad. year: 2018/2019
The course of Performance Theory - Performance Studies
is based on the book of the same title by Richard Schechner - Routledge 2006
and his other book Performance Theory - Routledge 2003
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students know the structure of areas of the Master's State Examinations. They know individual themes, they are aware of their scope and they know a core and suplementary literature and further resources that can be used for the individual study of the MSE areas.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Performance Studies - Richard Schechner - Routledge 2006 (EN)
Performance Theory - Richard Schechner - Routledge 2003 (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching takes place in the form of group consultations of the teacher with the students about the assigned semestral tasks. Teaching includes lectures and workshops on semester (theme) topics provided by external lecturers.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1. What is Performace Studies ? What is Performance ?
6. Performance Processes
7. Poetics of Performance
8. Actuality and Score
9. Ritual and Transformance
10. Global and Intercultural
11. Selective Inattention and Energy
12. Approaches and Aesthetics
The aim of the course is to introduce students to the Theory of Performance Art, which is also one of the area of the Master's State Examination (MSE).
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Minimal presence 50 %. Every absence will be compensated by a paper essay.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer