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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 […]


The Hygienic Egg!

Sunday, March 18, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London – yay!! Our annual promenade performance, by a number of artists who have been in residence at the Dragon’s Egg, – at the Hygienic Galleries  in New London – is coming up!There will be music, dance, puppetry, theatre, hooping, poetry, with the audience moving through […]


Long Dance leaves…

  The international gathering of contact improv artists at the Egg draws to a close.    I was honored to be able to be present for their showing on Saturday.   Wonderful explorations! We hope they will return!  


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 […]