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Constellation Choir 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 […]


Jane Eyre Project

Jane Eyre – this year’s Summer Narrative Project at the Dragon’s Egg This Saturday!!!    June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm.  This […]


Jane Eyre at the Dragon’s Egg

Summer Narrative Project! June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm! This year’s theme will be Jane Eyre.   Woman writer, woman protagonist, good story arc, – enjoy the […]


Grant Jacoby at the Egg

  During my residency, I will be coming to the Egg to further develop my new choreographic work “wish you were here.” that will be presented on Friday June 1 and Saturday June 2 at 8 PM as a part of Take Root at Green Space in Long Island City, Queens. Below is a description […]


TAPA Providence at the Egg

  TAPA: DIVERSITY IN ARTS EDUCATION On March 15th & 16th, the Arts Educators at TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts gathered for professional development work around Diversity in Arts Education. While TAPA students have been coming to the Egg as Artists in Residence for several years now, this was the first time the […]


Belly Dance at the Egg – dance sampler

Wednesday, July 11 5:30pm-7pm Bellydance with Erzulie erzuliedancer@gmail.comPlease pre register with me at mybeasts@aol.com, and be in touch with Erzulie with any questions!  RSVP in order for us to know if the class is a “go”!   @ $15 to the Mystic Paper Beasts, or cash on the evening is fine, too.   But let me know!!  xo […]


The Hygienic Egg Breathed, and well.

It was a wonderful event today at the Hygienic Art Gallery. My heart was wide, and my eyes full of tears and laughter, by turn, in the presence of the performers’ many ways of entering this, the Poetry of Death. I thank them for their poetry, honesty, generosity, their ways of being, here, and now, in […]


Hygienic Egg!

Come join us this Sunday for the Hygienic Egg, a performance that moves through all the galleries of the Hygienic Arts in New London, Ct.    The performers come from far and near, and all are associated with the Dragon’s Egg.  Here is our programme! I hope to see you there! March 18 at 12:30. xox […]


Stress, Fatigue, Nutrition – Free Workshop

Free Workshop on Stress and Fatigue Would you like to have more energy?  Do you feel stressed and off balance?  How would your life change if you had more energy? Come learn about how nutrition is linked to stress and fatigue and how to start improving your health today. March 29th 5:00-6:00 Dragon’s Egg 401 […]