Dragon's Egg Studio
Dragon's Egg Studio
Dragon's Egg Studio
Dragon's Egg Studio
Dragon's Egg Studio


Garet and Dancers at the Egg June 4th at 5

Garet 1 photo credit Elias Olsen


Hold the date!   June 4th at 5 pm at the Egg! Here is a note from Garet, who will be presenting a dance showcase at the Egg.

My name is Garet, and I’m the director and creator of the award-winning contemporary dance company, Garet&Co.

Garet&Co will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg Studio early this June, and we will be showing some of the work we’ve created at the Garet&Co Artist Showcase on June 4th at 5pm. Tickets are FREE, and we’d love to see you there!

Garet 4 photo credit Elias Olsen


Everyone who registers for their free ticket in advance will win a FREE Garet&Co laptop sticker!

Register now: https://forms.gle/g9bPCpaQCkSGwrPV8

We can’t wait to see you there and share in the celebration of dance!

With love always,

Marya Yoga in person at the Egg once again!


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Marya Yoga at the Egg!!!
Mondays from 4:45 – 6 pm,


We shall have an in person yoga class beginning on June 5th and going through August 14, with no class on 6/26. This is 10 classes (- with possibly a class date change for one of the classes to a Wed.)!!
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The session fee will be $120.
Single classes will be $15.
And of course, come even if you do not have the class fee.


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I look forward to seeing you!
This is an experiment, being back in person.
We shall see how it all goes.

xo marya

Dances of Peace at the Egg on May 28


Come Join the Circle…
As we continue to dance live at the Dragon’s Egg. This month we will focus on rememberance with a special focus on Nicholas Lizza who joined the Beloved on May 19th.

Dances will be led by Walia & Christopher (Nick mentored both),Cynthia and Shems

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Where: The Dragon’s Egg Studio, 401Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT.

Please do not come if you have any cold or flu symptoms! Masks are optional. No food, please. Water will be provided.

Yay – NEFA Grant Received


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Yay! The Mystic Paper Beasts/Dragon’s Egg has received a NEFA grant to help support the residency and performance of Alison Cook Beatty Dance this summer.
They will be at the Dragon’s Egg from July 23 -27, and will perform at the Egg, plus offer a workshop, and perform locally at Pequosepos Nature Center, and LaGrua in Stonington.

We are so thrilled, and grateful to our representatives in Congress, local and national, for providing these funds for the support of the Arts in Connecticut.

This is part of of a three pronged grant that will also take Alison Cook Beatty Dance to Windhover in Massachusetts, and to the Fairfield Dance Festival, all happening this summer.

I shall keep you informed of details.
I am thrilled.
Be well,
namaste, marya
New England States Touring (NEST)
Funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.


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Earth Day in May – zoom from the Dragon

Early april 23 immersion



I should like to invite you to a zoom Earth Day/May Day celebration,
a zoom event at noon on May 7th.

It will include storytelling about the earth, dances from a couple of different groups, earth songs? hooping, earth poetry, earth puppets, stories of protection and of hope….

playful and serious, sad and joyful.

Please do join us!

namaste, marya

Marya Ursin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Earth Day in May
Time: May 7, 2023 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Award Winning Film of Anabella Lenzu

I just want to let you know that Anabella Lenzu’s film
“BECOMING” ( that was filmed at The Dragon’s Egg) has received the following AWARDS:

Award Winner, Best Artistic Short Film at Madonie Film Festival, Region of Sicily, Palermo (2023)
Finalist (Best Child Actress) at New York International Film Awards, NYC, USA (2023)

From the filmmaker:

Thanks for your support and inspiration!!!!!
Anabella and family

And her information: 

Anabella Lenzu
Choreographer – Scholar – Educator
Author Unveiling Motion and Emotion/ Revelando Movimiento y Emoción, 2013


Ara and Lesley showing at the Egg on April 7th at 4 pm


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Here’s a photo (photographer unknown) of us some decades ago.

April 7th at 4pm

Ara Fitzgerald and Lesley Farlow will share writing, dancing, writing about dancing, and writing while dancing.

Lesley ara
Looking forward….also on zoom!

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Picking Up Stones at the Dragon’s Egg, Dress Rehearsal on April 23, rsvp



Picking Up Stones at the Dragon’s Egg,  at 2 pm on April 23

Please join us for a performance of Picking up Stones: An American Jew’s Moral Dilemma, a new a solo play written and performed by fellow member Sandra Laub and directed by member Emma Palzere-Rae.

About the Play
Sandra Laub’s “Picking Up Stones: An American Jew’s Moral Dilemma” blends wry humor, tragedy, and the voices of Israelis from differing political and religious stripes to create a fresh commentary on what it means to be a liberal Jew in America today: balancing allegiance to Israel, taking a stand against antisemitism and trying to act out of a morality based on Jewish values.

Sunday, April 23 at 2 pm
Run time for the play is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes and performed without intermission
Followed by brief talk-back
Seating is on the floor – Bring your own chair or cushion/ yoga mat.
Feel free to bring someone with you; please do not forward this invitation to anyone not affiliated with The Dragon’s Egg.

The performance is free, though donations are welcome.

Seating is limited. Be in touch with any questions..

Auden at the Hygienic Egg Cancelled


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The focus of this year’s Hygienic Egg will the the poetry and times of the poet Auden.
It will be held in person, at the Hygienic Galleries, in New London, Ct., produced by Marya of The Dragon’s Egg,
on April 2nd, at 12:30 pm.

Do please let me know if you plan to present a reflection on his work via movement, dance, puppetry, music, poetry, or if you might plan to do a reading of his work.

Thank you!

And of course, if you are not presenting, I hope you will be able to come to be in attendance as audience. This is a promenade performance that moves from space to space. All ages. Donations are welcome.
Please mask, as this is often a rather crowded event. The performers will likely be unmasked.

I look forward to seeing you!

namaste, marya

Sacred Sound Opening



Join us for the Sacred Sound Awakening! This Saturday at the beautiful Dragon’s Egg Studio in Ledyard, CT.

This ceremony of Light and Sound transmits Divine Love through a field of harmonic resonance and encoded Sacred Sound transmissions. Deeply healing, nourishing, and replenishing, the Sacred Sound Awakening purifies your energy field of all forms of distortion and disharmony to gently and powerfully bring you back into harmony with your True Divine Essence. Awakening love, peace and wellbeing within you, this immersion in Sacred Sound reconnects you with the innate wisdom and strength that lives within you. Welcome home.

Join me and the sacred harmonics of celtic harp, singing bowls, drum and voice for a journey into the starlight essence of your soul.

Saturday, February 25
The Dragon’s Egg Studio
Ledyard, CT

Pre-registration is required.