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Hallowe’en Dance of the goblins – you?

Friday, October 27th, from 6 – 9 pm, family friendly time! Masks! Drumming! Dancing! Acro Yoga demo! Parachute play! Swinging! Apples and popcorn! All Ages!  Come to the Dragon’s Egg to celebrate and to ready yourselves for Hallowe’en!  from 6 – 9 pm on Friday, October 27th. All ages.  $5 suggested donation will benefit the […]


Seeing Red this Friday

We As Woman The Nuanced Identities of Women in Word and Movement   Join us for an evening of artistry, inspiration and activism. We as Woman is an artistic blending of dance, poetry, and music that will illuminate the nuanced identities and lived experience of women. Featuring an inter-generational cast of dancers and movers, the […]


Hallowe’en Dance at the Egg

Remember the Hallowe’en Dance is coming!!!   Friday, October 27th, from 6 – 9 pm, family friendly, masks recommended but not required, dance party at the Dragon’s Egg! Come join us!! Suggested donation is $5 – or more!   🙂See you soon!RSVP so I have an idea of how many to expect. mybeasts@aol.com Thank youxo marya


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 […]


Life Drawing Benefit for the Egg

I am proud to be hosting a unique fundraising event for Marya Ursin and the Dragon’s Egg. I have visited the Egg several times and it is a treasured creative sanctuary for so many artists.  It’s time to give back, while enjoing each others’ company and celebrating life, with a figure drawing event in Harlem, […]


Masks are Born at NTI!

The semester at the O’Neill: National Theatre Institute, has begun! The students are amazing, and created in 13 hours a mask, monologue, and movement piece, doing their own work with a direct concentration and dedication, working with one another in the way an ensemble does. It is a fine circle of creation! Here is a […]


Paul Dunion at the Egg

A NEW PARADIGM OF SELF-LOVE Dr. Paul Dunion Invites You to a Workshop   Saturday October 7, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM   The Dragon’s Egg Studio 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT Everything from the affirmations of Pop Psychology to the therapeutic work of Family of Origin has attempted to support Self-Esteem. The psychological […]


Hallowe’en Family Dance!

Come to our Hallowe’en Dance and Play party on October 27th, Friday, from 6 – 9 pm.   Wear a costume, play an instrument, bring some music, snack on popcorn, dive under a parachute, swing on the swings, watch an acro yoga demonstration, play with glee!   All ages!  Suggested donation: $5.  


Fall Classes at the Egg

  Fall is upon us, and we rise up with yoga, dance, hooping, acro yoga, belly dancing, dances of peace, workshops and residencies galore.  Check the online calendar for details.  Yay, fall!


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 […]


Belly Dance at the Egg

Belly Dance with Erzulie @ The Dragon’s Egg 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT 06339   Wednesday nights, 6:30 to 8pm, 8 weeks starting Wed., Sept.13, 2017  (no class Wed. Sept. 27) $15 drop in, Prepay $96—a savings of $24!Middle eastern dance or as it’s popularly known—belly dance—is a fun way to get in shape, bond 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 […]


Nathalie Jonas – August resident!

      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 […]


Modern/Contemporary Dance Technique

July 5:  5:30 – 6:45, Contemporary/Modern Technique Dance;  $15. Chloe Carlson     We will focus on the joy of moving and on individual artistic expression as we explore spacious, vigorous dancing and engage in a movement community.  Class includes a structured warm-up leading to longer phrases in center and across the floor.  Some previous […]


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 […]


Ecstatic Dance at the Egg

Ecstatic Dance – an introductory workshop – will be at the Egg on June 14, from 6:45 – 8 pm.  The fee will be $20.  Best to rsvp with marya at mybeasts@aol.com. Movement Medicine Workshop with Melissa Cokas and Haley Sharack Find ultimate freedom through synchronizing breath, movement + music, transforming the mundane into the divine.  […]


EarthDay was Lovely

Earth Day is Every Day was a wonderful, sweet, event of community gathering, music playing, poetry being shared.   There were vendors and people swinging, bacci on offer, lots of conversation and sitting on the deck.   There was a nature walk led by Laurie. There was poetry and hooping! And there were Radishes – […]


Earth Day! Sunday, May 21, 1-4 pm

This Sunday!!  Come to the Dragon’s Egg celebration of the Earth on May 21, from 1 – 4.  There will be vendors and games and psychics and music and dancing and hooping and a nature walk and – you!  Community in celebration!   I look forward to seeing you here.  xo   


Earth Day is Every Day – Come to the Egg on May 21

  We shall celebrate Earth Day at the Dragon’s Egg on Sunday, May 21st, from 1 – 4.  There will be vendors, psychics, hooping, games, nature walk, community!  And M and M’s, of course.  Please join us!  namaste, and may you walk in peace.          


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, […]