Residencies

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:  mybeasts@aol.com.  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 […]


Art Bark at the Egg

Art Bark Showing!  this Friday at 5 pm at the Dragon’s Egg!!  I hope you can come..it will be wonderful! (I shall still be in Israel) xo m ArtBark is thrilled to close out their third residency at the beloved Dragon’s Egg by gifting the community with a free showing of the fruits of their […]


Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts in Residence at the Egg

Matt Garza is an educator and performance artist originally from South Texas. A practicing yoga teacher, Garza is A 5-year company member of New Works/World Traditions Dance Company, a founding member of the God(dess) Artist Collective, and is currently the permanent Dance Artist in Residence at TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts in Providence, […]


HiveMind Theater Collective

We have been honoured to host HiveMind a number of times at the Dragon’s Egg.  Here is a short bit about them: HiveMind Theater Collective is a multi-city based devised physical theater company and is an artist centered, revolving door company. This means that the artists that are involved in our work are able to […]


Morgan Griffin in Residence!!

griffindance is a New York City based dance company founded by Morgan Griffin. The company is based on the concepts of imagination, discovery, and inspirations. By combining outside inspirations such as film, photography, fashion, and writings, griffindance works to create a space and an environment that is new; one that magically evolves as entirely different […]


Andrea Ward in Residence! 4/24-30

Andrea Ward is a contemporary dance choreographer from Florida. She is a member of the Isodoc Dance Group in New York City as well as a teacher for the Intrigue Dance Intensive. Andrea started choreographing as soon as she started dancing at age eight and she dreams of one day having her own company. Her […]


Raving Jaynes at the Egg!

The Raving Jaynes are excited to return to Egg for a weekend of improvisational explorations! We’ll be ending our rehearsal period each evening with a short performance. Since it’s improvised, each night will be different! Come for one or come for all three! On Saturday we will be joined by viola player Richard Kim! We’d […]