DANCING QUEENS

IN DEVELOPMENT - FEATURE

90minute

Writers   CHRISTOPHER AMOS

             MICHAEL STYLIANOU

A Blackpool dancer risks his career and family to perform with another man in a same-sex ballroom dancing championship.

SYNOPSIS

In the tight-knit world of the Blackpool ballroom dancing scene, gay dancer Jack Cole struggles to live up to the expectations of his father and coach, a former national dance champion.

 

Despite being 24-years-old Jack lives at home, he works in a cabaret bar while training to win the National Championships with his dance partner and best friend Carmen Murphy.

 

When a handsome New Yorker, Eric Martin, moves to town, Jack is introduced to the world of same-sex ballroom dancing, together they train in secret for the inaugural national same-sex competition.

 

But when the British Dance Association president Victor Voltaire finds out all hell breaks loose. Jack must make up his mind, who is he going to dance with... defy his father and dance with Eric or please his family by dancing with Carmen?

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