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 […]

Residency: The Shapes We Make With Our Bodies

  The Shapes We Make With Our Bodiesby Meg WhitefordHoney, our protagonist, is on the run from both her past and her present; avoiding questions about love, bodies, language, and the extents of all three. But her friends—the impish Maenads—refuse to just let her escape.The Shapes We Make With Our Bodies is a feminist, queer, […]

Abby Levine in the house!

Beginning right after Thanksgiving, Abby Levine will be returning to the Egg for an artistic residency.  Here is what she says about her project.   I understand the body as something that cannot fully abstract, cannot turn into lines and movement, cannot lose its referents to the world. This is the condition—constraint and richness—of working […]

Elizabeth Seldin at the Egg

  We took What Haunts You, a new play by Elizabeth Seldin to the Dragons Egg in October 2016.  The play explores the worlds of the 1920s and 1960s as experienced through ghosts in a theater called The Imperial Theater.  As a cast and creative team, getting to sleep, eat and play together was so […]

Clare in December!

  Clare Byrne will be at the Egg in December!!  and will have a showing on Dec. 21, at 4:30, of work in progress.    Clare Byrne is a Vermont choreographer and musician who has developed and performed her work across New York City and New England for the twenty years. She has been blessed […]

Harpers in Residence at the Egg

The Harpers is a group of socially conscious play makers creating work at the intersection of fine and folk art. The Girl From Bare Cove is an original folk opera written for an ensemble of actor-musicians that follows a family in crisis as they face the revelation of one daughter’s decade-long history of sexual abuse and […]

Dragon’s Egg Presents: Marly Spieser-Schneider

Dragon’s Egg Presents, at Triskelion Arts  in Brooklyn, is an annual event in which Marya selects eight artists who have been in residence at the Dragon’s Egg, probably in the past year or two.  The event is on September 24 at 2 pm.  Reservations are via Marya:  Tickets are a mere $15. One of […]

Residency: Coco Karol 9/8-12

    Coco Karol,  is a New York based dancer, choreographer, teacher, and artist. She is the founder and director of Red Sole Productions, a platform for cross-disciplinary performance works. With a BFA in Dance from Tisch School of the Arts and an MFA from Hollins University, Coco is particularly interested in how we create meaning of […]

Residency: Costello and Sargent

Jitterbug and The Aftermath photo by Lauren Hind     Created and Performed by Jennifer Sargent and Donna Costello   Jitterbug and the Aftermath is a raw, expressionistic exploration of grief, panic, post-sexual-liberation, and an unmoored feminine identity. Through a patchwork of movement and text culled from dated feminist art and embarrassing 40th birthdays, two women collide […]

Team Awesome Robot

    Upcoming residency at the Egg!   Team Awesome Robot will be in residence from 9/30 – 10/4/2016, with an open showing on Sunday, 10/2 at 1:30 pm.. Free or  donation!   Company Bio: (photo attached) Team Awesome Robot is a theatrical collaboration initiative with a focus on new plays. We are storytellers drawn […]

The New Collectives at the Egg!

THE COMPANY: The New Collectives is New York based theatre and film collective. We gather stories, ideas, and inspiration. We find individuals with wildly different talents. We collect it all together, connect the dots, and create something new that runs beautifully. Our mission is to create new, intimate, and innovative works drawing inspiration from classic […]

A Cat Named Toni Morrison

A Cat Named Toni Morrison is in residence at the Dragon’s Egg this week! A Cat named Toni Morrison: A National Theater Institute Alumni Company Our theatrical collective is comprised entirely of early­-career professional theater artists who attended the National Theater Institute Fall 2013 Semester Program. While working on our Final Project: It’s All Relative,a company­devised […]