The Dance of Eternity
Metropolis, Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Length 6:14
Working title (unknown)
Release date October 26, 1999 (same as album)
Lyrics (Instrumental)
Music Dream Theater
First live performance Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, USA, on January 31, 2000
Total live plays 208
Other appearances Metropolis 2000: Scenes From New York, Breaking the Fourth Wall
Previous song Scene Six: Home
Next song Scene Seven: II. One Last Time

The Dance of Eternity is the ninth track on the album Metropolis, Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory, and the second track in Act 2 of the album. It is the second instrumental on the album, the first being Overture 1928. Due to its complexity and many time signature changes (108 in total), The Dance of Eternity is often regarded as one of the most complex songs in progressive metal.