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Nadine Project in June Residency

Join us Saturday June 29th at 4pm for a first look at our newest works in progress! The NADINE Project (New Artists Dance in New England) was created to encourage professional choreographers and support their work in a congenial environment. This ‘playground’ residency for making dances is under the mentorship of its founders, Libby Nye […]


Summer Dance at the Egg

      Summer 2019 Dance Sampler at the Dragon’s Egg:     Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 (unless otherwise noted)   June 5 – July 24;  each class @$15   Each class is a separate registration, and pre registration is required so that we can see if the class is a “go” or not.  […]


The Circus is Coming!

Coated presented by Open Ring Circus: work in progress showing Thursday May 2nd, 8pm Dragon’s Egg Studio Open Ring Circus is currently in residency at the Dragon’s Egg Studio and will be presenting the first draft of their new show on Thursday May 2nd at 8pm in the Dragon’s Egg Studio. Everyone is welcome and […]


Glitter Goddesses at the Egg!

    The Glitter Goddesses began devising a new multidisciplinary performance piece titled “UNRAVELED” at the Dragon’s Egg last weekend bringing together the Throat Chakra, Ritual, Theatre, Sculpture/Installation, Dance, & Original Music. As always, the Dragon’s Egg continues to be a sacred fountain of vulnerability, intimacy, joy, and healing for our creative process.     […]


Brynne Billingsley to be at the Egg in Residence!

   Brynne Billingsley to be at the Egg in Residence in May! Rings   I am exploring concepts of the inner world and spirituality along with imagery connected to the sacred circle in the form of the mandala and in ritual, both historically and contemporaneously. Separately, I am investigating the concept and perception of time […]


Beastie Workshops

The Mystic Paper Beasts have been romping with second and third graders of late.   Marya has gone into several schools, teaching workshops of mask, movement, and storytelling,   using the Beasts’ masks, with great glee for all.      


Open Ring Circus in April Residence

    Open Ring Circus in residency at the end of April!   Open Ring Circus will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg working toward the final draft of their 1944 Hartford Circus Fire project entitled “Coated”. They have been working to incorporate the voices and stories of survivors of the 1944 Connecticut tragedy. […]


Hygienic Egg a purring success!

The Hygienic Egg was a purring success!   The Artists all responded to the prompt of T.S.Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, each creating a “riff” or response to the text. (this is Amy) Thank you to the performers, and to the Hygienic Galleries in New London, which provided us with the space through […]


Hygienic Egg

The Hygienic Egg is Sunday, March 10th, at 12:30, at the Hygienic Galleries.  Artists associated with the Dragon’s Egg will come together to create a promenade performance event at the amazing Hygienic Galleries on Bank Street, in New London.  The prompt is Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, by TS Elliot, so, generally speaking, the […]


NTI creates masks again!

The Spring 2019 National Theatre Institute students have exploded into the now with 26 new masks, monologues, movement pieces, collaborations, meetings of mind and spirit.   They worked diligently, creating characters and worlds through their pieces this week.   NTI, an intensive training program for college aged (and beyond) students of the theatre, takes place […]


Upcoming Residency: Clare Byrne

  Clare Byrne will be working on a new dance-music solo as part of the Dragon’s Egg annual March event at the Hygienic Gallery, inspired by Old Possom’s Book of Cats.


Beasts at the Hygienic: Salon des Independents

Come This Saturday to the Young Artists event, a part of the weekend of colourful and active events that are a part of Hygienic Arts’ Salon des Independents (Sat. eve at Hygienic Galleries). We Beasts will be roving on Saturday from 12:30 – 1:30 at the gallery on the corner of State St. and Meridian […]


Nadine at the Egg

The NADINE Project (New Artists Dance in New England) was created to encourage young professional choreographers and support their work in a congenial environment. This ‘playground’ residency for making dances is under the mentorship of its founders, Libby Nye and Janet Mansfield Soares.  January 3rd-6th a handful of NADINE’s talented choreographers will keep away the […]


Hooping at the Egg

    The Monday Night Spin Jam is a band of open-minded, non-judgemental individuals from every background and creed, who get together to practice flow-arts, and trick share.


Holiday Bazaar and Party this Saturday

        We are having a Holiday Bazaar and Party at the Egg to celebrate the seasons, the Solstice, the joy of change, and any holiday you might like to celebrate, to sing and chat – with one another!      Come for the conviviality, the mulled tea and popcorn, the crafts and […]


Amy Oesterreicher in residence Dec. 17-23

PASSAGEWAYS: Songs of Connections, Abnormal and Sublime  An original song cycle with text and artwork projections, all created by the performer. Music, humor and art, interwoven with autobiographical narrative, as the creativity of the artist becomes an unexpected passageway through profound crisis.  On passageways, there’s no way in, no way out, only through. So why not […]


TAPA Dance Company at the Egg

SHE // FEMME // THEM – TAPA Dance Company Last weekend, TAPA’s Dance Company continued their residency to rehearse and devise their upcoming performance, “SHE // FEMME // THEM” – a devised multimedia dance concert which explores feminine energy, feminism, and the experience of woman/femme-identified people in society. It is such an honor to witness […]


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 […]