Posts Tagged ‘theatre’

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Animal Farm is Coming

Come come to Animal Farm! This Saturday, June 24, at 4 pm – a one time only event! Donations welcome All ages. At the Dragon’s Egg. Park in the far field, and come along the designated path to meet Major and Squealer and Snowball and Napoleon and Boxer and Mollie and Benjamin and Muriel and […]


Animal Farm at the Egg

Animal Farm! June 24th at 4 pm at the Dragon’s Egg Studio, a one time only event!  there will be dance and theatre, monologue and song, beasts and commentary!   Come one, come all!  It will be a lark!  or a pigsty!  This show is for all ages, by donation, or free.  The show should […]


Quality of Touch Workshop

Quality of Touch to Composition: a two-part workshop with setGO Saturday, June 17 at 10 AM – 5 PM Dragon’s Egg, CT   In this open-level workshop, we will build a foundation of skills through Contact Improvisation practices and solo movement generation and then, in the afternoon, move into group scores for composing in the moment.  You can register […]


Summer Dance Sampler at the Egg

There will be a Dance Sampler in June and July on Wednesdays in the late afternoon/early evenings.    June 7   5:30- 6:45  Restorative Yoga with Priscilla Humphrey June 14  Ecstatic Dance Medicine June 21  6 – 7:  Zumba Sampler with Monica Bengtson June 28 5-6 pm  Kundalini Dynamic Meditation, guided by Marya, $5 donation, […]


Marya’s Summer Egg Yoga

SUMMER YOGA 2017:  DRAGON’S EGG   The schedule will also be posted on our website:  www.dragonseggstudio.org Pre registration for the session is requested, and will determine whether or not the class is a “go”.    Dragon’s Egg 401 Shewville Rd., Ledyard, Ct.  (exit 89, or 90 from I 95)   Monday evenings at 5 pm […]


Grant Jacoby and Dancers in Residence

Grant Jacoby and Dancers will be in Residence at the Dragon’s Egg from May 31- June 2 – that is to say – now! Grant Jacoby is a New York City and Boston based choreographer, performer, and teacher. He was born and raised in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Connecticut College with a […]


Raving Jaynes in Residence!

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 […]


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 […]


Marya at Brandeis

  Marya will be giving a Performance/Workshop at Brandeis University on April 30th at 2 pm!  Beasts arise in story and movement and song!   


Bryan Campbell in Residence

Bryan Campbell will be in residence next week!


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 […]


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, […]


Come to the Egg!

All the seasons are the perfect ones!   The Egg welcomes you, and your dreams. Photo Credit- 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 […]


Chris Davis in Residence at the Egg

Chris Davis was in residency at the Egg earlier in January (when the website was down), so here is a bit more about the project!   Crime & Punishment (working title)   An exploration of the famous book by Leo Tolstoy written from the perspective of Katerina Ivanova.  Katerina is the wife of an alcoholic […]


Shara Zeiger and the Platform Group

Shara Zeiger and the Platform Group were at the Egg in January to film a work upon which they have been working, and spent an intensive few days doing so.  Here is a bit about them: Shara Ashley Zeiger an her company The Platform Group are committed to creating exciting inspiring work that provides a […]