Posts Tagged ‘theatre’

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.     […]


Beasts Perform

Marya has been enjoying her solo performances this past month, all of them outside of Boston: at the Bennett Hemenway School, Elizabeth Lyons School, and Lilya Elementary School.   She feels vastly blessed to be doing such joyful work! The children are so engaged and fun!  The faculty are such fine guides for the educational […]


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 […]


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 […]


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    […]


Lily Ockwell at the Egg!

  In Lily’s words, she will be working on a new project, and decompressing between two others!  Here you go:   I am planning on starting to forge ahead in making a one-woman show that is built for both stage and film.   The show will use dance, physical comedy, text, and moments of song […]


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. 


Amy and Kristy will be in residence later this month!

Amy Österreicher wil be in residency from Sept. 26-Oct.1 with Kristy Chambrelli.   AMY: I as an artist, actress and playwright, am collaborating with a director on a multidisciplinary narrative, exploring trauma through the archetypal hero’s journey. “/fôrm/“ will incorporate art, movement, and music in an (autobiographical) story illustrated by mixed media art, and visual media.  The story […]


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 […]


Hopkin-Beckman Residency at the Egg

Charlotte Hopkins and Jason Beckmann will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg workshopping a new devised production of Chekhov’s ‘Seagull.’ They will be leading a collection of actor-musicians to accelerate this project to its next stage. This workshop will explore unique musical stylings to represent the generational differences between characters as they attempt to […]


Steven Meeker/Sarah Flaim and Co at the Egg!

 Yay!   Upcoming – at the Dragon’s Egg, from August 2-5, and 16-19.   SMJ (Steven Meeker Jr.) – Book & Lyrics / Sarah Flaim – Music / Allison Acuff – Director   The creative team of At the Barre will be coming to the Dragon’s Egg for eight days to develop brand-new songs, overhaul […]


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?” […]


Jane Jane Yay Jane!

Yay! This year’s (15th!  annual) Narrative Project, conceived and assembled by Marya Ursin, was a great success!   It explored the story  and themes of the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte,  with reflections in dance,  theatre,  monologue poetry music   and with Beastie Bits tossed in to entice a story line through our minds. […]


Jane Eyre Project

Jane Eyre – this year’s Summer Narrative Project at the Dragon’s Egg This Saturday!!!    June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm.  This […]