Posts Tagged ‘dance’

Julian Barnett and JocelynTobias at the Egg in May!

Julian Barnett and Jocelyn Tobias create performances that examine the social-political possibilities for transformation and empathy, through the lenses of dance, philosophy, musicology, science, and the supernatural. Over the last 6 years, they have built critically acclaimed works that research the intersection between art and choreography. Their most recent work BLUEMARBLE, explores the astrophysical phenomena […]


Shura Baryshnikov and Company

  Shura Baryshnikov Residency at the Egg coming up!     Set Go Research and Performance Ensemble is a Contact Improvisation quartet featuring dancers Bradley Teal Ellis, Sarah Konner, Aaron Brandes, Shura Baryshnikov.  Brando, Bradley, Sarah, and Shura share a love for whimsical, whole-hearted, virtuosic improvisation; they have been dance-making together since 2009.   They […]


Raving Jaynes

The Raving Jaynes will be in residence at the Egg!!  May 4 – 7… Now!! The Raving Jaynes:Improvised Dance/Theater is a highly physical improv duo that creates spontaneous theater for intimate spaces. Weaving together techniques from clown, dance and improv, the performers, Jamie Graham and Amy Larimer, play between mediums. Movement, text and sound are […]


TAPAS in Residence, under Matt Garza

  The Department of Dance & Movement Arts at TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts will be on residency at the Dragon’s Egg this month. The Dragon’s Egg has become a sacred space for TAPA’s dancers to reflect, create, collaborate, meditate, improvise, play, and process conceptual work against the backdrop of the Egg’s vitality, […]


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


That Was the Hygienic Egg

The Hygienic Egg was a remarkable look at the poetry of Adrienne Rich on the part of dancers, hoopers, poets, monologuists, singers!   The event moved from the entrance area, where, after Marya greeted everyone,  She read a portion of the forward to the collected poems of Adrienne Rich- up to 1974, a sort of […]


Hygienic Egg

  Come to the Hygienic Egg!!  on March 12th, at 12:30 pm, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London.    A group of performers associated with the Dragon’s Egg will be responding to the work of the poet, Adrienne Rich, in this promenade performance work.    Among those artists participating will be   Cristin Cawley […]


Cristin Cawley in the Hygienic Egg

  Cristin will be dancing to one of the poems of Adrienne Rich in the upcoming Hygienic Egg, on March 12th, at 12:30 pm, in New London, Ct.  Please join us!   Movement notations on the poem “Final Notations”. An interpretation of Adrienne Rich’s work, which portrays an individual dealing with struggles internally, socially, politically.  […]


Hygienic Egg 2017

March 12th, 12:30 pm, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, Ct.   The Hygienic Egg, an assemblage project which takes place at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, under the auspices of, and with performers from, the Dragon’s Egg circle of performers and friends, will take place on March 12th.  Performance at 12:30. The performance […]


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 […]


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 […]


Christine Poland at the Egg

  Christine Poland continues with her weekly rehearsals at the Egg.  In the past, she has also offered a series of dance and composition classes – look for more of this in the future, too!


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


Egg Holiday Bazaar is December 11th

Holiday Bazaar at the Dragon’s Egg    Sunday, December 11th, 2016, from 1 – 4 pm! 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard (directions on the website: www.dragonseggstudio.org)   There will be crafts, jewelry, soaps, ceramics, books, clothing, fabric, singers, tarot reader, chair massage, poets, dancers – and, hopefully – You!!   Please do join us.  If you […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Dance Showing on October 25th at the Egg

Choreographer, Christine Poland will be holding a free informal works in progress showing Tuesday October 25th at 6pm at the Dragon’s Egg – 401Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT.  Performers include Chloe Carlson, Sarah Griffin, Alexandria Collins, Kelsey Alexander, Bethany Bonner, and Elizabeth Dannenberg.  There will be an artist discussion to follow the showing.  These works are […]


Dragon’s Egg at Triskelion

Dragon’s Egg Presents featured performances by past Artists in Residence at the Egg, and this year’s program presented dance, theatre, music, film, monologue!  Here are photos from work by Ceci Fontanesi, Marly Schneider, Shelley Fort, Jason Rabin,   and a fllm shot from Kristin Hatleberg’s film. To apply for a residency, check the website for […]