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Clare Byrne in Residence

    Clare Byrne – dancer, songwriter and choreographer – is working on a solo sabbatical project “Song and Dance Man.” Freshly back in the States from artist residencies in Ireland and Italy, she’s tossing together her longtime experimental dance acumen with her newer musical skills and seeing what kind of alchemy results.   New […]


Julia Greer and Shelby Green in Residence!

Julia Greer and Shelby Green are both alums of the National Theater Institute and Kenyon College. They have worked together in New York City with The Hearth, Julia’s company dedicated to making plays by and making room for women. Julia has most recently been seen in Gaming and Crying and Dreaming and Gaming at Dixon […]


Bryan Campbell in Residence

Bryan Campbell will be in residence next week!


Julian Barnett and JocelynTobias at the Egg in May!

Julian Barnett and Jocelyn Tobias create performances that examine the social-political possibilities for transformation and empathy, through the lenses of dance, philosophy, musicology, science, and the supernatural. Over the last 6 years, they have built critically acclaimed works that research the intersection between art and choreography. Their most recent work BLUEMARBLE, explores the astrophysical phenomena […]


Shura Baryshnikov and Company

  Shura Baryshnikov Residency at the Egg coming up!     Set Go Research and Performance Ensemble is a Contact Improvisation quartet featuring dancers Bradley Teal Ellis, Sarah Konner, Aaron Brandes, Shura Baryshnikov.  Brando, Bradley, Sarah, and Shura share a love for whimsical, whole-hearted, virtuosic improvisation; they have been dance-making together since 2009.   They […]


Andrea Ward in Residence!

Andrea Ward and Company will be in residence at the Egg from April 22-26. Andrea Ward, dancer / choreographer, comes from Sarasota, Florida. Her passion for choreography began at age eight and continued to develop under the direction of artists such as Tzveta Kassabova, Teddy Tedholm, and Jeffrey Docimo. Andrea has also learned from Winifred Burnet […]


Raving Jaynes

The Raving Jaynes will be in residence at the Egg!!  May 4 – 7… Now!! The Raving Jaynes:Improvised Dance/Theater is a highly physical improv duo that creates spontaneous theater for intimate spaces. Weaving together techniques from clown, dance and improv, the performers, Jamie Graham and Amy Larimer, play between mediums. Movement, text and sound are […]


TAPAS in Residence, under Matt Garza

  The Department of Dance & Movement Arts at TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts will be on residency at the Dragon’s Egg this month. The Dragon’s Egg has become a sacred space for TAPA’s dancers to reflect, create, collaborate, meditate, improvise, play, and process conceptual work against the backdrop of the Egg’s vitality, […]


Come to the Egg!

All the seasons are the perfect ones!   The Egg welcomes you, and your dreams. Photo Credit- Giulia Carotenuto  


That Was the Hygienic Egg

The Hygienic Egg was a remarkable look at the poetry of Adrienne Rich on the part of dancers, hoopers, poets, monologuists, singers!   The event moved from the entrance area, where, after Marya greeted everyone,  She read a portion of the forward to the collected poems of Adrienne Rich- up to 1974, a sort of […]


Hygienic Egg

  Come to the Hygienic Egg!!  on March 12th, at 12:30 pm, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London.    A group of performers associated with the Dragon’s Egg will be responding to the work of the poet, Adrienne Rich, in this promenade performance work.    Among those artists participating will be   Cristin Cawley […]


Hygienic Egg 2017

March 12th, 12:30 pm, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, Ct.   The Hygienic Egg, an assemblage project which takes place at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, under the auspices of, and with performers from, the Dragon’s Egg circle of performers and friends, will take place on March 12th.  Performance at 12:30. The performance […]


Sara Juli and Claire Porter at the Egg

  Sara Juli and Claire Porter offered a look last week at their work in progress, “Lecterns”, which will premiere at the American Dance Festival this summer.  What a privilege to be present for the conversation and the playfulness. Here is more about them: THE LECTERN Living according to rules is the demand on all […]


Christine Poland at the Egg

  Christine Poland continues with her weekly rehearsals at the Egg.  In the past, she has also offered a series of dance and composition classes – look for more of this in the future, too!


Taylor Donofrio at the Egg


Egg Holiday Bazaar is December 11th

Holiday Bazaar at the Dragon’s Egg    Sunday, December 11th, 2016, from 1 – 4 pm! 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard (directions on the website: www.dragonseggstudio.org)   There will be crafts, jewelry, soaps, ceramics, books, clothing, fabric, singers, tarot reader, chair massage, poets, dancers – and, hopefully – You!!   Please do join us.  If you […]


Elm City Dance Collective in Residence at the Egg!

In the house!!   December 2 – 4.  Yay! Elm City Dance Collective was formed in 2008 by four dance artists—Lindsey Bauer, Jennifer Brubacher, Kellie Lynch and Emilia VandenBroek—with the intention of creating a stronger, more vibrant home for contemporary dance in the greater New Haven area. The founders envisioned a non-profit organization that would […]


Mid Winter Acro Yoga at the Egg

Acro Yoga Winter Warm-Up! Workshops at Dragon’s Egg in Ledyard CT 401 Shewville Rd, Ledyard CT New 4 week series added! $25 per drop in or save with all 4 weeks for $85! Register: https://squareup.com/store/molly-heart-yoga   6-8 pm Thursdays December 22 December 29 January 5 January 12   Warm up this Winter and play at […]


Gina Bonati returns to the Egg, with Elizabeth Schmuhl

Gina Bonati was born in New Orleans, lived various places and finished high school at Mission High in San Francisco. In 1981 she moved to New York City to attend The Juilliard School. She studied with Hanya Holm, Anna Sokolow, Hector Zaraspe and Alfredo Corvino and was allowed by special permission of Harold Stone to […]


Residency: The Shapes We Make With Our Bodies

  The Shapes We Make With Our Bodiesby Meg WhitefordHoney, our protagonist, is on the run from both her past and her present; avoiding questions about love, bodies, language, and the extents of all three. But her friends—the impish Maenads—refuse to just let her escape.The Shapes We Make With Our Bodies is a feminist, queer, […]


Abby Levine in the house!

Beginning right after Thanksgiving, Abby Levine will be returning to the Egg for an artistic residency.  Here is what she says about her project.   I understand the body as something that cannot fully abstract, cannot turn into lines and movement, cannot lose its referents to the world. This is the condition—constraint and richness—of working […]


Elizabeth Seldin at the Egg

  We took What Haunts You, a new play by Elizabeth Seldin to the Dragons Egg in October 2016.  The play explores the worlds of the 1920s and 1960s as experienced through ghosts in a theater called The Imperial Theater.  As a cast and creative team, getting to sleep, eat and play together was so […]


Harpers in Residence at the Egg

The Harpers is a group of socially conscious play makers creating work at the intersection of fine and folk art. The Girl From Bare Cove is an original folk opera written for an ensemble of actor-musicians that follows a family in crisis as they face the revelation of one daughter’s decade-long history of sexual abuse and […]


Dragon’s Egg at Triskelion

Dragon’s Egg Presents featured performances by past Artists in Residence at the Egg, and this year’s program presented dance, theatre, music, film, monologue!  Here are photos from work by Ceci Fontanesi, Marly Schneider, Shelley Fort, Jason Rabin,   and a fllm shot from Kristin Hatleberg’s film. To apply for a residency, check the website for […]