Residencies

Jessica Cerullo

  Jessica Cerullo is developing EXIT INTERVIEW, a song cycle, at the Dragon’s Egg.   Rooted in an exploration of Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen’s Body Mind Centering principles and the “satisfaction cycle,” the residency comprises a series of 1-3 day sessions over the course of 2019-2020 and will culminate in a sharing for the Dragon’s Egg […]


Nee Danse/Theatre in Residence

 


Nicole Vaughan-Diaz and Company

NVD + CompanyThe OrderWhile in residency at the Dragons Egg, Nicole Vaughan-Diaz [choreographer], will begin sketching the first draft of her first evening-length work, The Order, to be premiered in New York City, 2020. This exciting endeavor will include collaborator Ryan Rouland-Smith [dancer], as Vaughan-Diaz begins to visualize and understand the piece as a whole […]


Aaron Brando at the Egg

This residency is part of an ongoing exploration of contemplative dance practices & Contact Improvisation intersecting with more verbal/meditative practices i.e. authentic relating, focusing, circling social mediation practice.  In Relational Circling, we bring our attention to the connection between people and what arises in ourselves in a social environment. In conversation, we share the intention […]


Hadar Ahuvia and Shira Eviatar will be in Residence at the Egg

HADAR AHUVIA & SHIRA EVIATARPOSSESSING Possessing brings together artists Hadar Ahuvia and Shira Eviatar to collaboratively question their shared, inherited trauma of the Israeli nation-state, asking “How do we move together?” Ahuvia, unpacking Ashkenazi heritage in institutionalized Zionist folk dance, and Eviatar, recentralizing Arab/Mizrahi aesthetics in contemporary performance, incite dialogue around appropriation, legacy, and settler-colonialism. […]


TedTed upcoming at the Egg!

   tedted Performance Group is excited to be in residence at Dragon’s Egg! While in residence the company will be piecing together its smaller ideas (scenes, songs, and dances) into a more complete version of our newest work 95 POEMS. 95 POEMS is a multi-media performance-based work that is set to premiere in Brooklyn, NY […]


Lindsey Jones at the Egg

Spending time at the Dragon’s Egg for me is about stepping into the unknown. I have been a dancer for the past 8 years, and recently I have had the impulse to start exploring my own creative voice and a desire to start creating work. The Dragon’s Egg is a particularly special and appealing space […]


Sara Juli at the Egg

The piece Sara Juli has been working on at the Egg this week during her residency at the Egg premiers at SPACE in Portland, ME October 17-19th. Photo was taken by Eric Bandiero   Burnt-Out Wife A world premiere of Maine based artist Sara Juli’s latest feminist solo, Burnt­-Out Wife. Taking on topics such as monogamy, intimacy, […]


ECHOensemble at the Egg: Showing on 9/2

ECHOensemble will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg at the end of August, and will have a showing of work in progress on Labour Day, September 2, at 5 pm.  Do come!   ECHOensemble creates evolving architecture of movement and sound. Together, dancers and musicians become resonant bodies, instruments of space, dissolving their mediums […]


Luke Murphy and Company

  VILLAINS   While on residence Luke Murphy will be developing a new work with video designer David Fishel and dancers Eddie Oroyan, Zoe Gyssler, Omar Gordon and Hsiao Jou Tang title Villains. Villains is    a live graphic novel presented through dance, theatre, and animation, exploring the roles of hero and villain in contemporary […]


Amy and Kristy at the Egg this week

Amy and Kristy will be arriving this week for their Dragon’s Egg Residency.   Come join us!  Amy has a book signing and talk on Saturday from 4-6 at Bank Square Books, in Mystic, Ct! https://www.banksquarebooks.com/event/bsb-amy-oestreicher-my-beautiful-detour-book-signing Here is some information about the duo and what they will be doing in their time at the Egg. […]


Kristy and Amy

Amy and Kristy will be arriving this week for their Dragon’s Egg Residency.   Come join us!  Amy has a book signing and talk on Saturday from 4-6 at Bank Square Books, in Mystic, Ct! https://www.banksquarebooks.com/event/bsb-amy-oestreicher-my-beautiful-detour-book-signing Here is some information about the duo and what they will be doing in their time at the Egg. […]


Toby Vera Bercovici in Upcoming Residence

    We are a group of female theater artists from New York City, Ithaca NY, Portland ME, and Northampton MA, exploring King Lear through a feminist and sound-based perspective. Our working title is Women Making Big Noises: Or, King Lear.   The photo is from a different show, but both of those actresses will […]


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 […]


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. […]


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.


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


Kirtan at the Egg on October 24

  Celebrating Goddess Rising 10/24/2018     An evening of Kirtan, chant, music, dance and celebration of LIFE. Honoring the passing of Sara Mae, we will lift the energies and vibrations to support her on her new journey and bring peace to our longing hearts.      I will also use my residence to work […]