The Dancing Monkey is a new film adapted from Eugene O'Neill's classic groundbreaking play, 'The Hairy Ape.' Set in the present, the film follows Wayne, a factory worker with the deciding vote in his company’s union drive. After being compared to a dancing monkey by one of the factory owners, Wayne sets out to find an answer to a question that will decide his fate and those around him.
Produced and shot back in fall 2019, this prescient dark comedy envisions what it's like to navigate a quarter-life crisis against the backdrop of a global pandemic. This dark yet hopeful comedy offers a glimmer of light during a difficult time: that growth may not always be pleasant, but it is always possible.