Posts Tagged ‘residencies’

The Quiet of the Dragon’s Egg

In these precarious times, It is spring time at the Egg!  The field is flourishing, the daffodils have blossomed and gone, the grass is growing, the windows are bright, the floor is gleaming.   The space awaits you – but, not yet!  We hope to be re opening, with caution, in mid July, depending on local […]


The Dragon’s Egg Remains Closed

We have decided that the Egg will remain closed until May 26th. I am so sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment this may occasion for people. All classes and residencies will not meet until more is clear to all of us. Do take care of yourselves, stay home, be safe, walk in beauty.  The Dragon’s […]


TWO IN SEVEN BILLION

TWO IN SEVEN BILLION will be in residence at the Egg!     TWO IN SEVEN BILLION immerses viewers into a world that they have never experienced before.   Alex and Jessica’s work is original, thoughtfully crafted, and works to reshape what dance performances can be.   They are inspired by electrifying dance theatre mixed […]


ECHO at the Egg

  An echo is created, repeated and transformed in free play with Space and Time.     Showing!! this Sunday , March 1st, at 5 pm at the Dragon’s Egg. Do come join us!   ECHO will be at the Dragon’s Egg in residence again! They combine making music, playing the instruments, moving with and […]


Echo returns! returns returns in 2020

  An echo is created, repeated and transformed in play with Space and Time   ECHOensemble comes together in an awareness-based practice of repetition and evolution called SHIFT, born from Mary Overlie’s Viewpoints, Steve Reich’s “process music”, Pauline Oliveros’ Deep Listening, and years of messy research. ECHOensemble had their public debut at Dixon Place in January, 2019, […]


Dance Showing! Hadar and Shira on 10/23

October 23rd, Wednesday, at 5 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Rd, Ledyard. There will be a showing of work in progress by the upcoming Egg residents, Hadar Ahuvia and Shira Eviatar. The performance will last about an hour, and will be in the nude, so may not be suitable for all.  I hope […]


Kickstarter!

  Thank you so much for your support of the KickStarter project for the Dragon’s Egg Presents concert on December 7th, at 1:30 pm, at  University Settlement, on Eldridge Street, NYC. Wow! I am hugely grateful to all of you! I hope to see you here, there, some place in time.  I send love, in […]


Yoga shifts for Marya for the next few weeks

Updates Yes, yoga on August 26th, at 4:30.  No yoga on Labour Day. Yes, yoga on August 11th (Wednesday) at 4:30. And then we are back to normal.   5 pm on Mondays! What a lovely brisk late summer day, with clouds rolling in.  My daughter and little grand are expected, that we may celebrate my […]


Sara Juli at the Egg

The piece Sara Juli has been working on at the Egg this week during her residency at the Egg premiers at SPACE in Portland, ME October 17-19th. Photo was taken by Eric Bandiero   Burnt-Out Wife A world premiere of Maine based artist Sara Juli’s latest feminist solo, Burnt­-Out Wife. Taking on topics such as monogamy, intimacy, […]


Luke Murphy and Dancers Showing

Luke Murphy and Dancers will have a showing of their work in progress this Friday, August 2nd, at 6 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg!   It will last for less than half an hour, and they welcome feedback, so feel free to stay afterwards to chat.   I hope to see you there!  xo marya […]


Amy and Kristy at the Egg this week

Amy and Kristy will be arriving this week for their Dragon’s Egg Residency.   Come join us!  Amy has a book signing and talk on Saturday from 4-6 at Bank Square Books, in Mystic, Ct! https://www.banksquarebooks.com/event/bsb-amy-oestreicher-my-beautiful-detour-book-signing Here is some information about the duo and what they will be doing in their time at the Egg. […]


Shura Baryshnikov and Dancers

Upcoming Residency at the Egg with Set Go Contact Improvisation Set Go Contact Improvisation ensemble returns to the Dragon’s Egg for the third consecutive year to spend time in research and development of performance scores for improvised dance work.  The group, consisting of dancers Shura Baryshnikov, Sarah Konner, Aaron Brandes, Paul Singh, and Bradley Teal Ellis, […]


Toby Vera Bercovici in Upcoming Residence

    We are a group of female theater artists from New York City, Ithaca NY, Portland ME, and Northampton MA, exploring King Lear through a feminist and sound-based perspective. Our working title is Women Making Big Noises: Or, King Lear.   The photo is from a different show, but both of those actresses will […]


Open Ring Circus in April Residence

    Open Ring Circus in residency at the end of April!   Open Ring Circus will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg working toward the final draft of their 1944 Hartford Circus Fire project entitled “Coated”. They have been working to incorporate the voices and stories of survivors of the 1944 Connecticut tragedy. […]


Amy Oesterreicher in residence Dec. 17-23

PASSAGEWAYS: Songs of Connections, Abnormal and Sublime  An original song cycle with text and artwork projections, all created by the performer. Music, humor and art, interwoven with autobiographical narrative, as the creativity of the artist becomes an unexpected passageway through profound crisis.  On passageways, there’s no way in, no way out, only through. So why not […]


TAPA Dance Company at the Egg

SHE // FEMME // THEM – TAPA Dance Company Last weekend, TAPA’s Dance Company continued their residency to rehearse and devise their upcoming performance, “SHE // FEMME // THEM” – a devised multimedia dance concert which explores feminine energy, feminism, and the experience of woman/femme-identified people in society. It is such an honor to witness […]


TAPA at the Egg in November

TAPA Dance Company: Senior Ensemble Goodbyes are so much harder when you know you have been living in a dream. The TAPA Dance Company just took our Senior Ensemble for a two day residency at The Dragon’s Egg for a series of peer-facilitated workshops on yoga/meditation, conceptual performance art, authentic movement, (contact) improvisation, self care, […]


Residencies: Matt Garza and TAPA

Matt Garza will be hosting a series of residencies at the Dragon’s Egg this fall and winter for his students at TAPA, for the teachers, and for the glitter goddesses and friends.  Meanwhile, he is busy in Providence with other offerings:   1) “DANCE OF LIFE” BIODANZA COMMUNITY DANCE WORKSHOP BEGINS THIS FRIDAY! http://embodyfreedom.net/danceoflife/#workshop    […]


Sara Azriel brings her music to the Egg

Sara Azriel is a vocalist/songwriter/composer/pianist and music educator based in Rhode Island. www.saraazriel.com   After a decade of debilitating creative anxiety, I am most gratefully using the space to create a new relationship to my writing process. The piece I have been working on is about the creative process — I am essentially writing myself a […]


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 […]


Beverly Lopez and dancers has just been in residence!

  REDi Dance Company is a community of story tellers that explore the power of listening and contributing with the body. The company advocates for interpersonal understanding and use a wide range of performance methods to reflect human experiences. The company infuses Latin dance styles, House, and modern dance to communicate and inspire healing connections. […]


Alex Shilling and Friends are at the Egg

Alexx Shilling is at the Egg – and here is the Project Description:      Working title Madame JoJo’s Working collaboratively for the first time Alberto Denis, Alethea Pace, Richard Rivera and Alexx Shilling join forces to create a new dance theater immersive performance experience. Inspired by the true life stories of legendary performance artists […]


Greyzone in Residence!

Greyzone in Residence at the Egg from August 29 through September 2.    Lindy and Justin Fines are the founders and directors of GREYZONE, a New York City-based multimedia-dance company that has been presenting works for stage throughout NY and dance films nationally and internationally since 2011. GREYZONE melds Lindy’s choreography and artistic direction with […]


Austin Alexis, poet, in Residence in August

This is what Austin says about his upcoming residency:       At Dragon’s Egg, I [Austin Alexis] plan to work on writing a full-length play. I already have thirty-four pages of a first draft, and plan to make substantial progress on the script while I’m in residence. The play is non-realistic in its presentation, but is […]