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Department of Theater Dramaturgy

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The aim of the study program Theater dramaturgy and directing is at educating theater artists, development of their talent, abilities and skills needed to reach professional standard in field of their future practice. It focuses on theoretical and practical acquisition of knowledge, methods and procedures, genres and styles of theatrical production. The content of the study program, as well as the whole field of study Theater art is based on individual creativity and realization of a piece of art or an artistic performance and it is supplemented by the study of study program units coming from the areas of humanities and social sciences involving suffi cient amount of supplementary knowledge and relations. Education puts an emphasis on a student’s creativity. In higher years the study is especially focused on practice and students are given space to direct in professional as well as in amateur theatre companies; to prepare independent premieres in theatre studios of the faculty; to act as dramaturges, direction assistants and directors in professional theatre; to spend part of their study abroad within an international exchange. Every year the students actively participate in Slovak and international theatre-meetings, festivals, workshops and conferences. The Department of Dramaturgy, Directing and Theatrology also provides for activities of the Research, Documentation and Creative Center of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts – Kleio.