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Long Dance Offerings/Showings in Contact Improv

I hope you can come!  This Sunday will be the final contact improv class from 4 – 6 pm (scroll down for more information and to sign up), and on Saturday the 17th, there will be a Community “Underscore” during the day, and a performance in the late afternoon – again, scroll down for the […]


TAPAS at the Egg!

THE TAPA DANCE DEPARTMENT The Dance Department at Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts (TAPA) created and performed a series of original devised pieces this January 2018. These pieces were conceptualized and imagined by students, both in class and during an artist residency at the Dragon’s Egg Studio. “As Creative Director of the Dance Company […]


Contact Improv Long Residency

Contact Anna Fontanel for more information, at nanafontanet@gmail.com.   xo marya Sat. Feb. 17th COMMUNITY UNDERSCORE Fee $15-25, sliding scale Talk through 10:00am – 10:45am Underscore 11:00am – 2:30am The Underscore, an improvisation practice that emerged from Nancy Stark Smith in 1990 and has been growing and changing since, explores the dynamics of group, solo and partner improvisation/ […]


Doppelgänger in Residence

    Doppelgänger Dance Collective spent the week in residence at The Dragon’s Egg working with choreographer Heidi Henderson.  Heidi is developing an evening length work previously referred to as The Queen’s Dream, now re-titled as ‘Elizabeth III’, which will be performed in it’s entirety in late summer 2018 at Green Street Studios in Cambridge, MA.  This is the […]


ECDC in Residence at the Egg January26-28

  “We Love: an ECDC Board Bash” February 7th, 2018 6-8pm | 129 Church St, New Haven (DeskCrashers Lounge)  Join ECDC for a pre-Valentine’s Day bash! Learn more about the dance company and its upcoming plans for 2018. See videos of past performances, meet some of the dancers, and find out how you can help […]


Creativity in Communities workshop

Greetings, This Wed. Jan. 10th from 5-7pm River Valley Dance Project is offering Cultivation Creativity in Communities workshop at the Dragon’s Egg. This workshop is for all levels, styles and abilities of movers.  If you enjoy moving this is a great opportunity to come together.  Linalynn and Marissa will guild you to warm up, explore […]


Belly Dance Classes at the Egg

Contact Erzulie and join her – class begins in less than two weeks!  Her email is below for questions and registration.  xo m Belly Dance with Erzulie @ The Dragon’s Egg401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT 06339Wednesday nights, 6:30 to 7:30pmWed, Jan 17Wed, Jan 24Wed, Feb 7Wed, Feb 21Wed, Feb 28Wed, March 7Wed, March 14Wed, March 21$15 […]


Arriving on January 5th!

The Hearth (Producer) is a theater company dedicated to nurturing and celebrating female and non-binary theater artists and developing plays that represent the vast and complex spectrum of womanhood. Recent productions include For Annie (Lucid Body House) and Nurse Sluts (The Tank). Upcoming: Athena by Gracie Gardner at JACK. thehearththeater.com


Gina Bonati and Elizabeth Schmuhl will be in Residence

Gina Bonati was born to her brilliant, beatnik parents in New Orleans, lived many places and finished high school at Mission High in San Francisco. In 1981 she moved to New York City to attend The Juilliard School. While at Juilliard, she studied with Hanya Holm, Anna Sokolow, Hector Zaraspe, Ethel Winter, Kazuko Hirabayashi, Daniel […]


tellabration!

Storytelling at the Egg the Egg the Egg! on Sunday, November 19, at 4 pm, with two wonderful tellers from the Ct. Storytelling Center, plus the Beasts, and Morning Glory, and Carl Peruzzotti! 4 pm. All Ages!  Come join us.  Donations welcome. This is a part of the month long celebration of storytelling in Connecticut, […]


Tellabration! November 19 at the Egg

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Hallowe’en Frolics

We danced, we went on swings, we drummed, we rode dragons and flew on balloons – we had a fine time at the Egg Hallowe’en Dance.   It was attended by a small group of extremely lively small ones and various bigger people, too, and nearly all were in some costume. I hope to see […]


Sound and Dance Workshop with Meghan Frederick and Ethan Woods

    Date and Time- Thursday Nov 30th 6:30-8:30   Description- Workshop taught by Meghan Frederick (dancer/choreographer) and Ethan Woods (musician/composer) drawing from research for our current collaboration ‘no such thing’. In this workshop we will share our tools for connecting dance and sound, establishing a conversational style of creation in which all participants are […]


Hallowe’en Dance of the goblins – you?

Friday, October 27th, from 6 – 9 pm, family friendly time! Masks! Drumming! Dancing! Acro Yoga demo! Parachute play! Swinging! Apples and popcorn! All Ages!  Come to the Dragon’s Egg to celebrate and to ready yourselves for Hallowe’en!  from 6 – 9 pm on Friday, October 27th. All ages.  $5 suggested donation will benefit the […]


Seeing Red this Friday

We As Woman The Nuanced Identities of Women in Word and Movement   Join us for an evening of artistry, inspiration and activism. We as Woman is an artistic blending of dance, poetry, and music that will illuminate the nuanced identities and lived experience of women. Featuring an inter-generational cast of dancers and movers, the […]


Hallowe’en Dance at the Egg

Remember the Hallowe’en Dance is coming!!!   Friday, October 27th, from 6 – 9 pm, family friendly, masks recommended but not required, dance party at the Dragon’s Egg! Come join us!! Suggested donation is $5 – or more!   🙂See you soon!RSVP so I have an idea of how many to expect. mybeasts@aol.com Thank youxo marya


Mystic Paper Beasts

Just an alert for various upcoming Beastie performances: On November 9, we shall be at the Willimantic Library at 6 pm as a part of Tellabration. On November 18th we shall be at Needham, Mass., Library, at 2:30 pm. On November 19, we shall be participating in Tellabration at the Egg at 4 pm. These […]


Life Drawing Benefit for the Egg

I am proud to be hosting a unique fundraising event for Marya Ursin and the Dragon’s Egg. I have visited the Egg several times and it is a treasured creative sanctuary for so many artists.  It’s time to give back, while enjoing each others’ company and celebrating life, with a figure drawing event in Harlem, […]


Masks are Born at NTI!

The semester at the O’Neill: National Theatre Institute, has begun! The students are amazing, and created in 13 hours a mask, monologue, and movement piece, doing their own work with a direct concentration and dedication, working with one another in the way an ensemble does. It is a fine circle of creation! Here is a […]


Paul Dunion at the Egg

A NEW PARADIGM OF SELF-LOVE Dr. Paul Dunion Invites You to a Workshop   Saturday October 7, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM   The Dragon’s Egg Studio 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT Everything from the affirmations of Pop Psychology to the therapeutic work of Family of Origin has attempted to support Self-Esteem. The psychological […]


Hallowe’en Family Dance!

Come to our Hallowe’en Dance and Play party on October 27th, Friday, from 6 – 9 pm.   Wear a costume, play an instrument, bring some music, snack on popcorn, dive under a parachute, swing on the swings, watch an acro yoga demonstration, play with glee!   All ages!  Suggested donation: $5.  


Fall Classes at the Egg

  Fall is upon us, and we rise up with yoga, dance, hooping, acro yoga, belly dancing, dances of peace, workshops and residencies galore.  Check the online calendar for details.  Yay, fall!


Out Ct. Pride Festival

The Beasts roved, gallivanted, and danced in mask and costume at the Out Ct. Pride Festival at Ocean Beach last weekend – it was great fun for all!     We also costumed various festival and beach attendees to their delight.


Morgan Griffin at the Egg

In Morgan’s words: her work:   The project I am working on now is a collection of vignettes and short stories. They are an investigation in space, tone, and emotion. A balance between independence and loneliness, strength and fear, beauty and demise. All in a neutral space and neutral surroundings. At times monotonous, but with […]