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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, […]


ECHOensemble at the Egg

ECHOensemble will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg at the end of August, and will have a showing of work in progress on Labour Day, September 2, at 5 pm.  Do come!   ECHOensemble creates evolving architecture of movement and sound. Together, dancers and musicians become resonant bodies, instruments of space, dissolving their mediums […]


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 […]


Luke Murphy and Company

  VILLAINS   While on residence Luke Murphy will be developing a new work with video designer David Fishel and dancers Eddie Oroyan, Zoe Gyssler, Omar Gordon and Hsiao Jou Tang title Villains. Villains is    a live graphic novel presented through dance, theatre, and animation, exploring the roles of hero and villain in contemporary […]


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. […]


Ripostes IV

Wednesday, July 10th, at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard. Suitable for all ages; by donation.     A conversation in poetry between Alice Pero and Dan Potter, with flute music by Alice     Alice: Dan and Alice have been carrying on a poetry dialogue, each writing a poem that […]


The Ravine Jaynes have a Showing!

July 7 at 5 pm at the Dragon’s Egg – a showing of work in progress by the Raving Jaynes! 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 […]


The Odyssey that Was

The Odyssey that Was A week has passed, and I think of the stories we told, all dangled from Homer’s tale of journey and adventure and impediment to progress and loyalty and blood and bondage of various sorts and transformation and magic and love. The players made such a rich time for all – for […]


Nadine Showing at the Egg June 29 at 4 pm

  The NADINE Project (New Artists Dance in New England) was created to encourage professional choreographers and support their work in a congenial environment.   This ‘playground’ residency for making dances is under the mentorship of its founders, Libby Nye and Janet Mansfield Soares. Works created at NADINE Residencies are performed at venues and festivals […]


Kristy and Amy

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. […]


Summer Dance!

Summer Dance Sampler at the Dragon’s Egg:     Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 (unless otherwise noted)   June 5 – July 24;  each class @$15   Each class is a separate registration, and pre registration is required so that we can see if the class is a “go” or not.  If there is not […]


The Odyssey is Coming!

In one month!! on June 22, at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, will be the Odyssey Project.   This is an assemblage performance project in which various artists do a five minute “riff” on the text by Homer. It will include dance, theatre, mask, puppet, monologue. This is a one time only event, and […]


Nadine Project in June Residency

Join us Saturday June 29th at 4pm for a first look at our newest works in progress! The NADINE Project (New Artists Dance in New England) was created to encourage professional choreographers and support their work in a congenial environment. This ‘playground’ residency for making dances is under the mentorship of its founders, Libby Nye […]


Summer Dance at the Egg

      Summer 2019 Dance Sampler at the Dragon’s Egg:     Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 (unless otherwise noted)   June 5 – July 24;  each class @$15   Each class is a separate registration, and pre registration is required so that we can see if the class is a “go” or not.  […]


The Circus is Coming!

Coated presented by Open Ring Circus: work in progress showing Thursday May 2nd, 8pm Dragon’s Egg Studio Open Ring Circus is currently in residency at the Dragon’s Egg Studio and will be presenting the first draft of their new show on Thursday May 2nd at 8pm in the Dragon’s Egg Studio. Everyone is welcome and […]


Glitter Goddesses at the Egg!

    The Glitter Goddesses began devising a new multidisciplinary performance piece titled “UNRAVELED” at the Dragon’s Egg last weekend bringing together the Throat Chakra, Ritual, Theatre, Sculpture/Installation, Dance, & Original Music. As always, the Dragon’s Egg continues to be a sacred fountain of vulnerability, intimacy, joy, and healing for our creative process.     […]


Brynne Billingsley to be at the Egg in Residence!

   Brynne Billingsley to be at the Egg in Residence in May! Rings   I am exploring concepts of the inner world and spirituality along with imagery connected to the sacred circle in the form of the mandala and in ritual, both historically and contemporaneously. Separately, I am investigating the concept and perception of time […]


Beastie Workshops

The Mystic Paper Beasts have been romping with second and third graders of late.   Marya has gone into several schools, teaching workshops of mask, movement, and storytelling,   using the Beasts’ masks, with great glee for all.      


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. […]


Hygienic Egg a purring success!

The Hygienic Egg was a purring success!   The Artists all responded to the prompt of T.S.Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, each creating a “riff” or response to the text. (this is Amy) Thank you to the performers, and to the Hygienic Galleries in New London, which provided us with the space through […]


Hygienic Egg

The Hygienic Egg is Sunday, March 10th, at 12:30, at the Hygienic Galleries.  Artists associated with the Dragon’s Egg will come together to create a promenade performance event at the amazing Hygienic Galleries on Bank Street, in New London.  The prompt is Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, by TS Elliot, so, generally speaking, the […]


NTI creates masks again!

The Spring 2019 National Theatre Institute students have exploded into the now with 26 new masks, monologues, movement pieces, collaborations, meetings of mind and spirit.   They worked diligently, creating characters and worlds through their pieces this week.   NTI, an intensive training program for college aged (and beyond) students of the theatre, takes place […]


Upcoming Residency: Clare Byrne

  Clare Byrne will be working on a new dance-music solo as part of the Dragon’s Egg annual March event at the Hygienic Gallery, inspired by Old Possom’s Book of Cats.


Beasts at the Hygienic: Salon des Independents

Come This Saturday to the Young Artists event, a part of the weekend of colourful and active events that are a part of Hygienic Arts’ Salon des Independents (Sat. eve at Hygienic Galleries). We Beasts will be roving on Saturday from 12:30 – 1:30 at the gallery on the corner of State St. and Meridian […]