International Students

Performance Analysis

The course provides international students with a deep insight into the present theatrical life in Prague. At first, general information is given about various theatrical forms participating in the rich and wide theatrical map of the city (dramatic theatre, puppet theatre, opera, musical theatre, movement theatre, new circus, site specific, fringe) which explains the changes that the Czech theatre underwent during the past twenty years and shows how it is still indebted to some major theatrical phenomena, for exemple the so-called "golden sixties". During the course students visit and discuss several theatre performances, and learn basic principles of theatrical criticism.