Posts Tagged ‘movement’

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 […]


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. 


Masks at NTI/NMTI

September 10th and 11th were the days for the fall 2018 NTI/NMTi mask intensive! This is their first workshop during their 14 week semester long program in theatre, music, movement, dance, writing, acting, production at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre in Waterford, Ct. Marya and Dan conducted the workshop, with the able assistance of Doug Moffat, […]


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?” […]


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 […]


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 […]


Arriving on January 5th!

The Hearth (Producer) is a theater company dedicated to nurturing and celebrating female and non-binary theater artists and developing plays that represent the vast and complex spectrum of womanhood. Recent productions include For Annie (Lucid Body House) and Nurse Sluts (The Tank). Upcoming: Athena by Gracie Gardner at JACK. thehearththeater.com


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, […]


Meghan Frederick and Ethan Wood

Meghan Frederick and Ethan Wood will be in residence at the Egg right after Thanksgiving! Take a look at what they did!      no such thing for Alaska air2.mp4   We are Meghan Frederick and Ethan Woods- a dancer/choreographer and a musician in collaborative partnership. Meghan has been based in NYC since 2007 and […]


Tellabration! November 19 at the Egg

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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 […]


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 […]


Nick Checker’s Benefit Performance of Druids

Nicholas Checker will perform a Storybook Theater rendition of a key sequence from his fantasy adventure novel, DRUIDS, Saturday, July 15th, 4:00 PM at the Dragon’s Egg Theatre & Dance Studio, 401 Shewville Rd., Ledyard. This is a benefit performance to help generate funds to offset repair costs for Dragon’s Egg co-owner Dan Potter’s art studio, burnt to the […]


Julia Greer and Shelby Green in Residence!

Julia Greer and Shelby Green are both alums of the National Theater Institute and Kenyon College. They have worked together in New York City with The Hearth, Julia’s company dedicated to making plays by and making room for women. Julia has most recently been seen in Gaming and Crying and Dreaming and Gaming at Dixon […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents at Triskelion has happened!

Dragon’s Egg Presents, at Triskelion Arts, was this afternoon. What a wonderful programme, truly remarkable and varied, beautifully performed, smoothly presented with lights and care taken by Andy and Sabrina, in a great space. Brilliant wit and grace abounded! Fortunate were those who were there, in the audience, to enjoy. xo namaste, blessings, marya


Dragon’s Egg at Triskelion: Caitlin Ryan O’Connell and Shelley Fort

Caitlin Ryan O’Connell will be directing Shelley Fort in a piece for the Dragon’s Egg Presents concert at Triskelion, in Brooklyn, on September 24th, at 2 pm.  Contact Marya at mybeasts@aol.com for information and for tickets ($15).  Do come!  xo m  Caitlin Ryan O’Connell is a theatre director and teaching artist focused on creating work […]


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 […]


Yoga and Pilates Workshop!

Fall Fusion: Core Pilates & Yoga Workshop Boost your core strength and empower your yoga practice to new heights in this fusion Pilates and yoga class by Molly Murkett Bruno and Marie Healy. Celebrate the Fall equinox by investing in yourself! Go deep into core muscles with pilates. Learn how to activate muscles you didn’t […]


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 […]


Last of the Summer Dance Samplers

  Next Up in the Summer Dance Sampler Series at the Egg!   Movement for BodyMindSpirit  Wednesday August 17:  5:30-6:45 with Ann Watkins   Movement for BodyMindSpirit is for anyone who wants to heal their body, sharpen their mind, and expand their spirit through creative, imaginative individual and group movement.   Ann Watkins, with a […]


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 […]


the Nadine Project: a Dance Showing

Come to a showing of work in progress this Saturday, July 9th, at 5 pm, at the Egg!   July 5th -10th the Nadine Project will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg!   Their residency will conclude with an Informance on Saturday July 9th at 5pm.  We hope you’ll join us!    Works by: […]


Summer Dance Sampler!

  Summer Dance Sampler   Pre registration for each class singly please!   Cheque to Mystic Paper Beasts with the particular class in the subject line.  That will be how we know if a class is a “go” or not.. NB Zumba ($12) and Kundalini Meditation ($5 donation) are both one hour classes.   Summer […]


Bread and Puppet at the Egg!