Scenework : Ensemble Scenes: 3 Min. & Under

Ensemble scenes featuring 3 or more actors timed to be 3 minutes or under.  Ideal for Thespian competitions and performing arts performances.  Listed in order of age. Invoices for School use sent upon request.  


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"Doe a Deer, a Female Deer"      new!

3 Females. Age range 6-8 and 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 3 minutes

Three sisters are auditioning for "The Sound of Music".  As they prepare for their audition, emotions range from calm to very, very stressed!

" . . . . Scarlett: “Oh Fraulein, Father’s never going to marry her. Why he couldn’t. Because he’s in love with you. (pace a few moments) He’s in LOVE with you.  (pace again and change inflection) He’s in love with YOU.   Hmmm.

Isabelle: Scarlett, can you please practice a little quieter? I’m trying to get ready for my audition too.

Scarlett: Which inflection is better?  He’s in LOVE with you or He’s in love with YOU.  

Isabelle: I don’t know.  Either one sounds fine.  

Scarlett: That’s no help.  This could be the difference between me being cast as Brigitta or not being cast as Brigitta. (turn to Olivia) What do you think Olivia? . . . ."

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"The 3 Ringateers"      new!

3 Females. Age Range 8-12. Total Length: Approx. 2-3 minutes.

Three friends practice their auditions (Ditzy, British or Dramatic) for the role of Ringmaster.  

" . . . . . Kelli: If you’re going to go British you have to use British buzz words. Like pip pip and tally ho. Right Lacey?

Lacey: Right. (Pause) What am I agreeing with?

Kelli: Try again Sarah. Just pep it up a little.

Sarah: Okay. I can do that. (Clear throat and speak in British accent again) Greetings Ladies and Gentlemen.   Welcome to the pip pippiest show on earth. We have wonderful performers so Talley ho! (Kelli and Lacey chap loudly) That sounded weird.

Kelli: It was great. That was a lot better. Now I’ll do mine. (Very dramatically) Ladies and Gentlemen welcome to the Greatest show on earth. . . . . ."

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"Jungle Book Tales"      new!

5 characters, Male or Female. Age range: 8-12. Total length: Approx. 3 minutes.

The new Jungle Book movie is out and all the Jungle animals have an opinion!  

*Originally written for 5 girls but can be cast with boys or girls by changing the names of the animals.  

"Betty: The new Jungle Book movie is out. (Everyone looks at her expectantly.) And we’re all in it! (Everyone jumps up and cheers)  

Winnie: And?

Betty: It’s awesome! (Everyone cheers some more)

Priscilla: I wasn’t worried.  I knew a panther would be in it.  After all, how can tell the story of Mowgli without the amazing spectacular Bagheera. (strike a big dramatic pose as you say) Panthers rule! And every other animal (other animals are glaring at her) is also awesome in their own way. (the other 3 animals have their arms crossed as they continue to glare) I wasn’t going to say drool. . . . . " 

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"Grab Your Feathers"      new!

3 Females. Age range 10 and up. Total Length: Approx. 3 minutes.

Bo Peep, Little Red Riding Hood and Jill try to cheer up a depressed Mother Goose by putting on a show.  Filled with rap, a Sheep kickline, and a cow singing "Uptown Funk", this show is bound to cheer Mother Goose up.  Or to put it in show language:  (rapping) "Grab your feathers and grab your hat.  We're owning the stage, bet your peeper on that."

". . . . Little Red: Bo Peep, your sheep are going to do a kickline.

Bo Peep: A kickline?

Little Red: Like the Rockettes.  We’ll call them the Sheepettes!  

Bo Peep: I don’t know if my sheep can dance.

Little Red: Jill, you and Jack are going to be shot out of a cannon.  

Jill: (wide-eyed shock)  What? 

Little Red: I saw it on America’s Got Talent.  It was very eye catching.  

Jill: SHOT OUT OF A WHAT? . . . . . . "  

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"Alien Phone App"      new!

3 Females. Age range 10 and up. Total Length: Approx. 2-3 minutes.

Are aliens really taking over the world with a Brain Sucking Alien Phone App? And why is Anna acting so weird? Has she already had her brain sucked away?  AHHHHHH! 

" . . . . . . Kelly: Do you think she texted the alien brain sucking app to our phones?  Is this the start of the phone apocalypse?

Taylor: I don’t know.  We could just be imagining all this.

Kelly: That’s what people always say in the movies. (Very dramatically)  Before they die!

Taylor: It sounds like Michelle has already had her brain sucked away.  

Kelly: (panicing and grabbing Taylor’s shoulders) I don’t want my brain sucked away. I like my brain.  Taylor what should we do? . . . . . ."

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"Survivor, Jr."      new!

4 Females. Age Range: 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 3 minutes.

Four friends compete on Survivor, Jr. to win $1000.00.  

" . .  . . . . Kate: Bugs are good for you Melly. They’re full of protein. (walk over to campfire and look closely at Melly) Is that a bug on your arm? You should grab it and eat it for supper.

Melly: (Stands and screams) Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!

Robin: (Standing and comforting Melly) Kate was just joking Melly. There are no bugs on your arm.  

Dori: I refuse to eat a bug. I refuse to eat anything that’s alive. Bugs have families too you know. . . . . . . ."

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"Silly Humans"      new!

2 Males/2 Females. Age range 10 and up. Total Length: Approx. 2-3 minutes.

It's time for the weekly Guardian report.  But life isn't easy for a Guardian.  Humans are always doing such ridiculous things.  

" . . . . .Jackriel: (clears throat)  To begin, my Human has had a very good week.  His academics have been soaring. His athletic abilities have been ---

Samriel: Amazing.  Blah, blah, blah.  But the big news of the week is that your Human fell and broke his arm because you - his Guardian - were too busy rereading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone to watch over him.

Jackriel: (sputtering and defensive) But J.K. Rowling is writing a new book.  . . . It’s not my fault my stupid human IS ALWAYS FALLING AND BREAKING SOMETHING.  

Anariel: (shocked) Oooo, you called your human stupid.  

Jackriel: (quickly) I meant silly.  My SILLY human.

Joriel: Why yes, Samriel, that IS against the Guardian rules. Dude, they’re probably going to put you in Guardriel prison.  But you could start a Jail band.  (singing or talk sing like Elvis) “Everybody in the whole cell block, was dancing to the Jailhouse Rock.” . . . . . "

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"Goldie Takes the Stand"      new!

4 Females. Age Range 10 and up. Approx. 3 minutes.

Goldilocks has been accused of trespassing and illegally eating porridge by Mama Bear.  She is brought to court in front of Judge Mother Goose.  

Characters can be easily changed to add 2 boys to the scene upon request.   

" . . . . . Goldilocks: Well I was walking past the Three Bears house and I was so tired.  I popped in to rest a moment but when I tried to sit down their chair broke into pieces.

Bo Peep: (jumping up) That was very dangerous. Did you buy that chair from the Big Bad Wolfe?  

Mama Bear: Yes.

Bo Peep: You should talk to the Three Little Pigs. I heard they are suing him for making dangerous chairs.

Goldilocks: It was very upsetting.

Mama Bear:  I object. We are not talking about dangerous chairs. 

Mother Goose: (phoning) “Little Miss Muffet? Did we buy any of the Big Bad Wolf’s chairs?  We did?  et rid of them right away.  They’re dangerous.” (To Goldilocks) What happened next? . . . ."

 

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"Elevator Magic"      new!

1 Male/2 Females. Age Range: 10 and up. Total Length: Approx: 1.5 minutes.

When you're stuck on an elevator with a stuffy British doctor and a perky Southern belle, you will do anything to get out. Including believe in magic.  

" . . . . . Lily: Are the walls closing in?  I cain’t breathe. (Starts hyperventilating a little as she drops to her knees and starts clutching her hands).

Pippa: Can’t you give her a shot or something to calm her down.  She’s going all crey crey.

Sam: (shouting) For the last time, I have a doctorate in LITERATURE.  I can’t give her a shot.

Pippa: Touchy.  Sounds like you’re regretting that choice now huh?  And I thought you Brits were all (British accent) stiff upper lip and let’s all have a cup of tea.  You’re embarrassing your country dude. . . . . "

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"Eels are Electrifying"      new!

1 Male/2 Females. Age range: 10 and up. Total length: Approx. 3 minutes.

Emma the Eel wants to be the next Disney Princess but she has a little problem.  She shocks anyone she hugs.  Mindy the Mermaid and Gabriel the Angelfish try to help her solve her problem and change her image.  

" . . . . Mindy: I think Emma would be a great Princess and a wonderful role model for all the little girl eels in the ocean.

Gabriel: No one likes eels. They’re scary and they shock you.

Mindy: Gabriel! How can you say such things?

Gabriel: It’s in the Angelfish rules. (Angel pose) I can not tell a lie.  

Emma: Nobody likes me?

Mindy: Lots of people like you. (glares at Gabriel)  Gabriel say something.  

Gabriel: (clears throat) Behold the words of Gabriel the Angelfish. We like you. Other eels like you. And there’s a rumor that Ollie the Octopus has a crush on you but other than that? Nobody else likes you. Thus endeth the words of Gabriel, the Angelfish. . . . . ." 

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"PK Club"      new!

4 Females. Age Range 10 and up. Total Length: Approx. 3 minutes.

The members of the Depressed Pastor's Kid's Club are not happy.  Why won't their Dads let them do anything?  Written from a Christian perspective, "PK Club" is a a funny, modern take on life as a PK. 

"Scene opens with Sky, and Mary are slumped depressed into various chairs.  Mallory is texting. Taylor enters.

Taylor: Ew, ew, ew, ew, ewwwwwww!

Mary: Something wrong?

Taylor: (shuddering)  I’ve been feeding the homeless. They are so disgusting. They smell. Their teeth are gross. And did I mention they are DISGUSTING?

Sky: Is that why you missed the trip to Disney World? Everyone was wondering where you were.

Taylor: My Dad insisted that I come with him on his monthly Help the Helpless mission trip.  I’ve taken three showers and I still feel dirty. . . . . . "

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"Ready for my Closeup"      new!

3 Females. Age range 10 and up. Approx. 2-3 minutes.

A madcap comedy unfolds when 3 best friends find out that Sophie's big sister is going on a date with Janie's big brother. 

"Janie: Wow. This place looks like a clothing bomb exploded in it.

Willow: What happened in here?  Was your sister packing to go some place?

Sophie: No. She had a date tonight.

Janie: Mia had a date? With a boy?

Sophie: Uh huh. With a boy named Jack.

Janie: Jack? Like my brother Jack?

Sophie: That would be the one.

Janie: MIA IS ON A DATE WITH MY BROTHER JACK? . . . . . "

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"The Saving the Dragon, Saving the World Skit"      new!

2 Males/2 Females. Age range 10 and up. Approx. 3 minutes.

A school writing assignment on Saving the Environment, Protecting Endangered Species, or Bringing World Peace. with Extra credit for creativity leads to the hilarious Saving the Dragon, Saving the World skit.  Dragons can learn to pick up their trash right?  

" . . . . .Adam: (very excited)  Yes!  A wicked, evil dragon who kills everyone with his light saber!  

Lidia: Dragons don’t have light sabers Adam.

Adam: My Dragon does because he’s cool and watches Star Wars.

Jack: No Adam the Dragon doesn’t kill anyone.  

Sophie: Is he a nice dragon Jack?

Jack: Yes Sophie he is.  He’s just lonely because he’s the last Dragon in the world.

Sophie: Awww.  That is so sad.

Lidia: So let me get this straight.  The Wicked Trash Villain is a Dragon who is littering the forest with trash because . . . . .

Jack: Because he’s so lonely.  He doesn’t have another Dragon friend to say hey pick up your trash because we need to save the environment. . . . . .."

 

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"Mannequin Party"      new!

2 Male/2 Females. Any Age. Approx. 3 minutes.

4 Mannequins come to life in a Department store with hilarious results.  

" . . . . Colorboy: Why can we move? I’ve never been able to move by myself before.  

Progal: Clearly there has been some sort of error. We must speak with management.  Is anyone wearing a cell phone?

Cowboy: Nope. But I have a hat. (takes hat off head and swings it around) I love my hat.

Jammiesgal: (finally standing up and patting down her outfit) No, I don’t seem to be wearing a cell phone. (pauses a moment and then says curiously) What is a cell phone?

Progal: It’s a little box that people talk into to.  I’ve seen them do it many times when they are standing near me. (hold up hand as if talking into a cell phone.  Change voice a little with each question) “Charlotte, what size uniform does Megan need?” “Emily, where are we meeting for lunch?” The box has all the answers in it.  

Colorboy: (Looking over clothes) I don’t see any boxes. (holds arms out with a big smile)  I like my clothes.  I’m very bright. . . . . " 

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