Residencies

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 […]


Lily Ockwell at the Egg!

  In Lily’s words, she will be working on a new project, and decompressing between two others!  Here you go:   I am planning on starting to forge ahead in making a one-woman show that is built for both stage and film.   The show will use dance, physical comedy, text, and moments of song […]


Constellation Chor 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 […]


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 […]


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?” […]


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 […]


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 […]


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!  


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 […]


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 […]


Taylor Drury will be in Residence

    Taylor Drury is thrilled to be an artist in residence at The Dragons Eggs Studio this December. Currently a performer in Punchdrunk’s production of Sleep No More in NYC, Drury has simultaneously been presenting her own work throughout New York City, and Canada. Her first evening length work No Milk was a major […]


Clare Byrne in Residence in January

  Clare Byrne and Friends are delighted to be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg for a yearly Winter Residency to work on new movement & choreography for Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, to premiere March 3-4, 2017 with the Burlington Chamber Orchestra in Burlington, VT. “Martha’s Ballet” as Copland called this seminal piece of work, […]