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TAPA at the Egg in November

TAPA Dance Company: Senior Ensemble Goodbyes are so much harder when you know you have been living in a dream. The TAPA Dance Company just took our Senior Ensemble for a two day residency at The Dragon’s Egg for a series of peer-facilitated workshops on yoga/meditation, conceptual performance art, authentic movement, (contact) improvisation, self care, […]


Holiday Bazaar on December 8th

Greetings! December 8th – Saturday – from 1- 4 pm Hold the date for our annual Holiday Bazaar and holiday gathering of friends, littles and large, at the Dragon’s Egg,  401 Shewville Road, Ledyard! I look forward to seeing you there, to sharing a bit of tea, to wandering mongst the vendors, hearing music, chatting […]


l’Ana Burton Dance at the Egg

Dance!! With l’Ana Burton! Lucky you, if you can come! Do come! at the Dragon’s Egg.   ADULT CREATIVE DANCE WORKSHOPS   November 7 November 21 (night before Thanksgiving) December 5   5:30-7pm   except for This Wednesday, which will be from 5 – 6:30.   Show up – $15.00 per class   HOPE TO SEE […]


Residencies: Matt Garza and TAPA

Matt Garza will be hosting a series of residencies at the Dragon’s Egg this fall and winter for his students at TAPA, for the teachers, and for the glitter goddesses and friends.  Meanwhile, he is busy in Providence with other offerings:   1) “DANCE OF LIFE” BIODANZA COMMUNITY DANCE WORKSHOP BEGINS THIS FRIDAY! http://embodyfreedom.net/danceoflife/#workshop    […]


Sara Azriel brings her music to the Egg

Sara Azriel is a vocalist/songwriter/composer/pianist and music educator based in Rhode Island. www.saraazriel.com   After a decade of debilitating creative anxiety, I am most gratefully using the space to create a new relationship to my writing process. The piece I have been working on is about the creative process — I am essentially writing myself a […]


Lily Ockwell at the Egg!

  In Lily’s words, she will be working on a new project, and decompressing between two others!  Here you go:   I am planning on starting to forge ahead in making a one-woman show that is built for both stage and film.   The show will use dance, physical comedy, text, and moments of song […]


L’Ana Burton teaching Dance at the Egg

L’Ana Burton will be teaching a series of four dance workshops at the Egg, every other Wednesday, beginning October 10th and ending the day before Thanksgiving.  Come to one or all of them!  and come come one and all!  heh, have fun! 1st Adult/Teen Dance Workshop will be  NEXT Wednesday Eve   October 10 Wednesday […]


Paul Dunion: A Day of Healing

A DAY OF HEALING   Saturday October 27, 20189:00 AM to 4:00 PM  The Dragon’s Egg Studio401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT This workshop explores how the ancient definition of the word psycho-pathology, which is “a suffering of the soul”, can focus our healing energies. Participants will clarify how their souls have suffered, what healing the soul is […]


Constellation Chor in Residence in October!

Constellation Chor* is an improvising vocal performance ensemble made up of composers, singers, dancers and actors, and founded by music-theatre and choral composer Marisa Michelson  *Chor from the Latin Cor meaning: heart, soul, mind; and the Greek Khoros meaning: to dance in a circle… ~chor is also meant to evoke the core, the center and the […]


Beverly Lopez and dancers has just been in residence!

  REDi Dance Company is a community of story tellers that explore the power of listening and contributing with the body. The company advocates for interpersonal understanding and use a wide range of performance methods to reflect human experiences. The company infuses Latin dance styles, House, and modern dance to communicate and inspire healing connections. […]


Allison and Anna at the Egg in October!

  Allison Snyder and Anna Nemetz are writers and performers based in New York City. While at the egg they will work on MY GIRL, a play that follows an intimate friendship over the course of 15 years. 


Amy and Kristy will be in residence later this month!

Amy Österreicher wil be in residency from Sept. 26-Oct.1 with Kristy Chambrelli.   AMY: I as an artist, actress and playwright, am collaborating with a director on a multidisciplinary narrative, exploring trauma through the archetypal hero’s journey. “/fôrm/“ will incorporate art, movement, and music in an (autobiographical) story illustrated by mixed media art, and visual media.  The story […]


Masks at NTI/NMTI

September 10th and 11th were the days for the fall 2018 NTI/NMTi mask intensive! This is their first workshop during their 14 week semester long program in theatre, music, movement, dance, writing, acting, production at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre in Waterford, Ct. Marya and Dan conducted the workshop, with the able assistance of Doug Moffat, […]


Alex Shilling and Friends are at the Egg

Alexx Shilling is at the Egg – and here is the Project Description:      Working title Madame JoJo’s Working collaboratively for the first time Alberto Denis, Alethea Pace, Richard Rivera and Alexx Shilling join forces to create a new dance theater immersive performance experience. Inspired by the true life stories of legendary performance artists […]


Greyzone in Residence!

Greyzone in Residence at the Egg from August 29 through September 2.    Lindy and Justin Fines are the founders and directors of GREYZONE, a New York City-based multimedia-dance company that has been presenting works for stage throughout NY and dance films nationally and internationally since 2011. GREYZONE melds Lindy’s choreography and artistic direction with […]


Hopkin-Beckman Residency at the Egg

Charlotte Hopkins and Jason Beckmann will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg workshopping a new devised production of Chekhov’s ‘Seagull.’ They will be leading a collection of actor-musicians to accelerate this project to its next stage. This workshop will explore unique musical stylings to represent the generational differences between characters as they attempt to […]


Steven Meeker/Sarah Flaim and Co at the Egg!

 Yay!   Upcoming – at the Dragon’s Egg, from August 2-5, and 16-19.   SMJ (Steven Meeker Jr.) – Book & Lyrics / Sarah Flaim – Music / Allison Acuff – Director   The creative team of At the Barre will be coming to the Dragon’s Egg for eight days to develop brand-new songs, overhaul […]


African Dance at the Egg – Dance Sampler

Come dance to the beat of the drum at the Dragon’s Egg next Wednesday! Aug 1:    African Dance with Ashley, and with drummer: Matthew info@ashleyjonesviolin.com West African Dance with Ashley Jones:Come experience the energy of traditional dance and percussion from the country of Guinea, West Africa. Ashley will guide you through a full body warm […]


Acro Yoga at the Egg on July 18

Acro Yoga combines breath, movement and play! Expand your yoga practice! Increase your strength, stamina and confidence!   Hone body awareness Strengthen the core Improve your balance   Learn to go upside down with inversions like handstands and headstands. Fly your partner and be flown with Acro Yoga! A safe, community atmosphere all ages from […]


Austin Alexis, poet, in Residence in August

This is what Austin says about his upcoming residency:       At Dragon’s Egg, I [Austin Alexis] plan to work on writing a full-length play. I already have thirty-four pages of a first draft, and plan to make substantial progress on the script while I’m in residence. The play is non-realistic in its presentation, but is […]


Colleen Hughes at the Egg

  You Sound Like a GirlStarting in infanthood, women’s voices are constantly critiqued, conditioned, and policed: shrill, harsh, babyish, sexy, sing-songy, girly, loud, quiet, etc. No wonder so many women are silenced, since every time they open their mouths they are subject to scrutiny. And, what does it even mean to sound “like a girl?” […]


Jane Jane Yay Jane!

Yay! This year’s (15th!  annual) Narrative Project, conceived and assembled by Marya Ursin, was a great success!   It explored the story  and themes of the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte,  with reflections in dance,  theatre,  monologue poetry music   and with Beastie Bits tossed in to entice a story line through our minds. […]


the Nadine Project Happened!

  A wonderful concert took place last week at the Egg, open for any who wanted to be present to view the work that was in progress, intensively workshopped, under the guidance of Libby Nye and Janet Soares, and collaboratively performed. What a privilege to be there!  We thank all who participated: the five dancer […]


the Nadine Project – 6/30 at 4

On June 30 at 4 PM, the NADINE Project will present an informal showing of works-in-progress at the Dragon’s Egg. Dance artists returning for this residency are Cristin Cawley-Gill, Daniel Fetecua, Christy Williams and Jennifer Yackel, working under the direction of directors Libby Nye and Janet Soares. Newcomer, and former Mystic resident Megan Flynn is […]