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Posted: 07 Dec 06, 20:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Could someone creative please help me out a bit?... I ( rather foolishly ) signed up for a drama tournament at the very last minute, and I still need an introduction to my skit. I can't think of anything good, and the introduction my partner came up with makes no sense. My skit is about an office worker whose coworker has been promoted, and is now her boss. The boss proceeds to be very unfair..

Any, *any* help is GREATLY appreciated!


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Posted: 07 Dec 06, 20:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=660066>Dorian wrote:

Could someone creative please help me out a bit?... I ( rather foolishly ) signed up for a drama tournament at the very last minute, and I still need an introduction to my skit. I can't think of anything good, and the introduction my partner came up with makes no sense. My skit is about an office worker whose coworker has been promoted, and is now her boss. The boss proceeds to be very unfair..

Any, *any* help is GREATLY appreciated!



Hello there!!! I do acting and stand upcomedy so maybe i can offer some advice... OK.

What do you have so far with your sript?
When is this set?
Comedy? Drama? ect ect
How long is this going for? 5min? 10?
Just the two actors?
What age level will be viewing? LOl, just so know what to play with? Why did they get prometed... LOL eh em.. anyway

Anything esle you can ad feel free, then we take it from there.

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Posted: 07 Dec 06, 20:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No guidelines.. it's just a normal dramatic duet that goes for about 7 minutes. The skit is along these lines.. Hopefully, rewriting this will diminish the chances that I'll go blank at the competition... :o

1: *on phone* Okay, you can send her in now. *straightens herself out, Person 2 enters*
Hey, thanks for stopping in! I hope you weren't waiting too long.
2: Only about twenty minutes..
1: Sorry, couldn't be helped. I was on a call to England, just couldn't get off!
2: That happens. So, what do you need?
1: Sit down, I wanted to talk. *2 sits* I've been trying to meet with everyone ever since I got promoted to VP of Productions.
2: Jane, we;ve been working together for a while now-
1: I know.. I just wanted everyone to know what they can expect from me and what I'm going to expect from them now that, well, I'm in charge here.
2: Okay.
1: Tell me, what are you working on now?
2: Pretty much the same thing I was when we were in the same office. The Wilson Project, the Miller Deal, the Kramer Project...
1: I see. So here's what we're gonna do. I'm taking Wilson, Miller, and Kramer away from you and giving them to some others to work on.
2: I've been working on those for months! You can't just do that!
1: Not only can I do it, but I already did.
2: Why?!
1: I think you're a little... overloaded. I wanted to lighten your load.
2: Lighten my load? That is my load! Without that, what the hell am I going to work on?
1: Thinking was, you should work with rsearch for a while.
2: Research?! That's entry level!
1: Technically, yes, but all these kids coming in need someone to show them the ropes, and who better than you?
2: And exactly how long am I supposed to show them the ropes?
1: I guess until I say otherwise.
2: This is a bunch of crap, Jane, and you know it.
1: You can call it whatever you want, but I'm in charge here and this is where I want you. You don't have to do as I say, but I can certainly arrange a very nice severance package if you like. But believe me when I say that you days as production manager are done.
2: *stands up and walks to door* We'll just see about that.
1: Have a nice day, Nancy!
2: Why are you doing this?
1: I have my reasons.

** more arguing and bickering, and we find out that Jane wants to get Nancy out of the way so that when the president of the whole company ( her father ) retires, the whole thing will go to her **

>> FAST FORWARD >>

Eventually, Nancy ( 2 ) tells Jane that she has a recorder and has just recorded everything she said. Jane then has no choice but to give Nancy her work back, and keep quiet.

THANK YOU! :D




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Posted: 07 Dec 06, 21:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=660066>Dorian wrote:

No guidelines.. it's just a normal dramatic duet that goes for about 7 minutes. The skit is along these lines.. Hopefully, rewriting this will diminish the chances that I'll go blank at the competition... :o

1: *on phone* Okay, you can send her in now. *straightens herself out, Person 2 enters*
Hey, thanks for stopping in! I hope you weren't waiting too long.
2: Only about twenty minutes..
1: Sorry, couldn't be helped. I was on a call to England, just couldn't get off!
2: That happens. So, what do you need?
1: Sit down, I wanted to talk. *2 sits* I've been trying to meet with everyone ever since I got promoted to VP of Productions.
2: Jane, we;ve been working together for a while now-
1: I know.. I just wanted everyone to know what they can expect from me and what I'm going to expect from them now that, well, I'm in charge here.
2: Okay.
1: Tell me, what are you working on now?
2: Pretty much the same thing I was when we were in the same office. The Wilson Project, the Miller Deal, the Kramer Project...
1: I see. So here's what we're gonna do. I'm taking Wilson, Miller, and Kramer away from you and giving them to some others to work on.
2: I've been working on those for months! You can't just do that!
1: Not only can I do it, but I already did.
2: Why?!
1: I think you're a little... overloaded. I wanted to lighten your load.
2: Lighten my load? That is my load! Without that, what the hell am I going to work on?
1: Thinking was, you should work with rsearch for a while.
2: Research?! That's entry level!
1: Technically, yes, but all these kids coming in need someone to show them the ropes, and who better than you?
2: And exactly how long am I supposed to show them the ropes?
1: I guess until I say otherwise.
2: This is a bunch of crap, Jane, and you know it.
1: You can call it whatever you want, but I'm in charge here and this is where I want you. You don't have to do as I say, but I can certainly arrange a very nice severance package if you like. But believe me when I say that you days as production manager are done.
2: *stands up and walks to door* We'll just see about that.
1: Have a nice day, Nancy!
2: Why are you doing this?
1: I have my reasons.

** more arguing and bickering, and we find out that Jane wants to get Nancy out of the way so that when the president of the whole company ( her father ) retires, the whole thing will go to her **

>> FAST FORWARD >>

Eventually, Nancy ( 2 ) tells Jane that she has a recorder and has just recorded everything she said. Jane then has no choice but to give Nancy her work back, and keep quiet.

THANK YOU! :D



Ok,,, I like.... I think the ending, it is good because we see that the big pig headed boss cant get there own way due to blackmail. On this note, the opening could be along the lines of what you have but the boss is on a personal call to a mate who lives locally, saying how great it is to have this job, do nothing, boss people around and think there f'n great, you know, lots of laughs, ;;hahah yeah life’s great rah rah rah, im king dick and so on even mention "we should catch up for golf tomorrow”....then when 2 walks in, 1 goes on to say the overseas call, which we know is bull shit due to the gold reference, but it sets up what this person is like which makes it great to see them fail at the end....that’s the start.... Your middle is good, I like then conflict that escalates and how the boss keeps being arrogant. This makes you feel for the employee and you want to barrack for them. The employee doesn’t really have any strength in this convo due to the power the boss has..., make the boss say some nasty things, (is this male and fe-male)... the boss could make some suggestions of sexist remarks... then when 2 leave.. she realises she has it all on tape... goes back in but with power, and appl

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Posted: 07 Dec 06, 22:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you for your suggestions! :)


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Posted: 07 Dec 06, 22:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=660066>Dorian wrote:

Thank you for your suggestions! :)


No worries..... let me know how ever you decide to go.

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Posted: 08 Dec 06, 04:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I can't offer any help - I suck.

But I wish you the best luck! :)


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Posted: 08 Dec 06, 07:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Do a twilight zone type introduction...