The Dance

a short play by David Douglas


Length: 10 minutes; 10 pages
Genre: drama, romance
Cast: 2 men, 1 woman
Setting: A living room.


Tereza is engaged to the love of her life, but past lies and a disapproving father will soon jeopardize her happily ever after.

About the Play

The Dance was originally written during the 2017 Weekend Fling program, in which ScriptWorks members spend 48 hours writing 10-minute plays that MUST include three rules/elements. For 2017, the prescribed ingredients were: 1) An object lost 20 years ago is found; 2) At least one character must experience a reversal of fortune; 3) The play must include a folk dance.

Production History

  • November 19, 2017 – draft completed