Residencies

Soomi Kim – August Resident!

Artists:  Soomi Kim- creator and performing artist  Leta Tremblay- director Kevan Loney- Video artist Bryce Cutler- Scenic designer Mia Chung- dramaturge Show title: MLCG (My Little china Girl) Project description: When David Bowie died, performing artist Soomi Kim was suddenly reminded of her own coming of age as a Korean American in the MTV generation and her adolescent […]


Nathalie Jonas – August resident!

      Nathalie Jonas is a choreographer, teacher, and Feldenkrais Practitioner.   She will be returning the Dragon’s Egg after almost two decades on August 17th and 18th. She is currently at the half-way mark of earning her MFA in dance from Sarah Lawrence College.   During her residency at the Dragon’s Egg, Nathalie […]


Grant Jacoby and Dancers in Residence

Grant Jacoby and Dancers will be in Residence at the Dragon’s Egg from May 31- June 2 – that is to say – now! Grant Jacoby is a New York City and Boston based choreographer, performer, and teacher. He was born and raised in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Connecticut College with a […]


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, […]


Tara O’Con

  Tara O’Con and dancers were in Residence at the Egg in mid February! Dancing on the floor,  enjoying the environs! Photos are by Giulia Carotenuto


Kellie Lynch and ECDC at the Egg

  Yay –  an upcoming premiere: “If You Knew You Then” Choreography by Kellie Ann Lynch in collaboration with ECDC dancers. Shows: March 31, April 1, 7, 8 | Fri & Sat | 7pm & 9pm shows.   If You Knew You Then is a patchwork reconstruction of circumstances evolved from revisiting past behaviors and memories […]


Lee Houck and Jamie Graham in Residence

Lee Houck and Jamie Graham in Residence at the Egg!!  Yay!     Jamie Graham is a New York based dancer, impoviser, and physical comedienne. She divides her time between improvised dance theater duo The Raving Jaynes, with Amy Larimer, and Jenny Rocha’s dance theater cabaret group The Painted Ladies, as well as in depth […]


Chris Davis in Residence at the Egg

Chris Davis was in residency at the Egg earlier in January (when the website was down), so here is a bit more about the project!   Crime & Punishment (working title)   An exploration of the famous book by Leo Tolstoy written from the perspective of Katerina Ivanova.  Katerina is the wife of an alcoholic […]


Shara Zeiger and the Platform Group

Shara Zeiger and the Platform Group were at the Egg in January to film a work upon which they have been working, and spent an intensive few days doing so.  Here is a bit about them: Shara Ashley Zeiger an her company The Platform Group are committed to creating exciting inspiring work that provides a […]


Clare Byrne in December 2016

Clare Byrne and dancers/musicians were at the Egg in late December.  I had to remove the posting I had put up for this, as the website had been hacked, so now I am again posting a little summary of this amazing residency and offering.   Clare Byrne returns to the Egg for her yearly winter […]


The Hive

Shannon Sexton Potter and the Hive were in residence at the Egg, while the website was down.  Here is a bit of information about them:   My name is Shannon Sexton Potter and I am a Theater Maker based in Providence, RI.  I have been commissioned to develop and direct a new work for Andy’s […]


Tara Ocon and Dancers in Residence

Tara Ocon arrived for a residency at the Dragon’s Egg on February 14th.  Yay. Here is a bit more about the project and the participants: Tara O’Con – Rachel Berman – Lia Bonfilio – Giulia Carotenuto – Kelly Garone We are a group of female artists and performers who are interested in sharing creative space […]


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 […]


Michelle Bach and Dancers

Michelle Bach and dancers and musicians were in residence, creating and living and breathing their dreams, in their seasonal residency at the Egg.


Taylor Donofrio at the Egg


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 […]


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 […]