Residencies

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 […]


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 […]