"I know how the world works -- I'm not an idiot. I just like to have a sunnier perspective."
Amy is a passionate freelance music teacher who teaches her instructs her students in the local park. Her non-traditional lessons irk Dave, a recently divorced curmudgeon hell-bent on spreading his despair. When Amy makes Dave a bet, his curiosity is peaked, and an unlikely friendship begins to form.
"Dave & Amy" was originally part of the full-length devised project, LESSONS, developed with the following artists:
Characters: 2 female-identifying, 2 male-identifying
Amy: 20s, extremely earnest
Dave: late 30s, extremely pessimistic
Jenny: 30s, Dave's ex-wife, extremely tired
Anthony: 20s, extremely obnoxious bro
Time: 20 minutes
Genre: romantic comedy, drama
Setting: a public park; Dave's living room; Amy's living room
Originally produced as part of a full-length devised project, LESSONS, by Lee University Theatre in 2013.