Posts Tagged ‘dance’

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/ […]


Hooping is a Closed Circle

The Hooping Collective continues to meet on Mondays at 6:30, and is now a closed circle, as they find this supports their explorations.  There will be public hooping events, tba, in the future, so watch for posts!  and be well!  spinning in this gorgeous world of ours.  


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 […]


Creativity in Communities workshop

Greetings, This Wed. Jan. 10th from 5-7pm River Valley Dance Project is offering Cultivation Creativity in Communities workshop at the Dragon’s Egg. This workshop is for all levels, styles and abilities of movers.  If you enjoy moving this is a great opportunity to come together.  Linalynn and Marissa will guild you to warm up, explore […]


Belly Dance Classes at the Egg

Contact Erzulie and join her – class begins in less than two weeks!  Her email is below for questions and registration.  xo m Belly Dance with Erzulie @ The Dragon’s Egg401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT 06339Wednesday nights, 6:30 to 7:30pmWed, Jan 17Wed, Jan 24Wed, Feb 7Wed, Feb 21Wed, Feb 28Wed, March 7Wed, March 14Wed, March 21$15 […]


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 […]


Cultivating Creativity in Communities

  Dance Workshop: Cultivating Creativity in Communities (CCC) Date: Wed. January 10th 2018 Time 5-7pm Cost: $20  Instructors: Linalynn Schmelzer and Marisa Valdiserra Student discount $15 (with college ID)  All movers and dancers welcome ages 18+ both male and female   Description:  Cultivating Creativity in Communities workshop by River Valley Dance Project, a modern dance company, […]


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, […]


Ani Taj in Residence

Ani Taj and dancers will be in residence at the Egg in mid December – now!  THE DANCE CARTEL is after a new brand of dance experience.   Taking note of a dance community that often serves a niche audience, the Cartel creates dances that are VIBRANT, IMMERSIVE and often PARTICIPATORY. Without sacrificing technical rigor […]


Kaeshi Chai showing

WHAT: Be the first to get a glimpse of a brand new work-in-progress theatrical dance show called “Red Ocean Blue Ocean” that NY based artist Kaeshi Chai and her friends from around the world are crafting with love and delight. Movement styles represented include Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, African, Belly Dance and Physical Theatre. There […]


Hallowe’en Frolics

We danced, we went on swings, we drummed, we rode dragons and flew on balloons – we had a fine time at the Egg Hallowe’en Dance.   It was attended by a small group of extremely lively small ones and various bigger people, too, and nearly all were in some costume. I hope to see […]


Sound and Dance Workshop with Meghan Frederick and Ethan Woods

    Date and Time- Thursday Nov 30th 6:30-8:30   Description- Workshop taught by Meghan Frederick (dancer/choreographer) and Ethan Woods (musician/composer) drawing from research for our current collaboration ‘no such thing’. In this workshop we will share our tools for connecting dance and sound, establishing a conversational style of creation in which all participants are […]


Seeing Red this Friday

We As Woman The Nuanced Identities of Women in Word and Movement   Join us for an evening of artistry, inspiration and activism. We as Woman is an artistic blending of dance, poetry, and music that will illuminate the nuanced identities and lived experience of women. Featuring an inter-generational cast of dancers and movers, the […]


Hallowe’en Dance at the Egg

Remember the Hallowe’en Dance is coming!!!   Friday, October 27th, from 6 – 9 pm, family friendly, masks recommended but not required, dance party at the Dragon’s Egg! Come join us!! Suggested donation is $5 – or more!   🙂See you soon!RSVP so I have an idea of how many to expect. mybeasts@aol.com Thank youxo marya


Mystic Paper Beasts

Just an alert for various upcoming Beastie performances: On November 9, we shall be at the Willimantic Library at 6 pm as a part of Tellabration. On November 18th we shall be at Needham, Mass., Library, at 2:30 pm. On November 19, we shall be participating in Tellabration at the Egg at 4 pm. These […]


Hallowe’en Family Dance!

Come to our Hallowe’en Dance and Play party on October 27th, Friday, from 6 – 9 pm.   Wear a costume, play an instrument, bring some music, snack on popcorn, dive under a parachute, swing on the swings, watch an acro yoga demonstration, play with glee!   All ages!  Suggested donation: $5.  


Fall Classes at the Egg

  Fall is upon us, and we rise up with yoga, dance, hooping, acro yoga, belly dancing, dances of peace, workshops and residencies galore.  Check the online calendar for details.  Yay, fall!


Out Ct. Pride Festival

The Beasts roved, gallivanted, and danced in mask and costume at the Out Ct. Pride Festival at Ocean Beach last weekend – it was great fun for all!     We also costumed various festival and beach attendees to their delight.


Morgan Griffin at the Egg

In Morgan’s words: her work:   The project I am working on now is a collection of vignettes and short stories. They are an investigation in space, tone, and emotion. A balance between independence and loneliness, strength and fear, beauty and demise. All in a neutral space and neutral surroundings. At times monotonous, but with […]


Belly Dance at the Egg

Belly Dance with Erzulie @ The Dragon’s Egg 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT 06339   Wednesday nights, 6:30 to 8pm, 8 weeks starting Wed., Sept.13, 2017  (no class Wed. Sept. 27) $15 drop in, Prepay $96—a savings of $24!Middle eastern dance or as it’s popularly known—belly dance—is a fun way to get in shape, bond with […]


Nathalie Jonas in Residence in August

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 will begin to conceptualize and […]


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 […]