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Belly Dance Classes at the Egg

Contact Erzulie and join her – class begins in less than two weeks!  Her email is below for questions and registration.  xo m Belly Dance with Erzulie @ The Dragon’s Egg401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT 06339Wednesday nights, 6:30 to 7:30pmWed, Jan 17Wed, Jan 24Wed, Feb 7Wed, Feb 21Wed, Feb 28Wed, March 7Wed, March 14Wed, March 21$15 […]


Cultivating Creativity in Communities

  Dance Workshop: Cultivating Creativity in Communities (CCC) Date: Wed. January 10th 2018 Time 5-7pm Cost: $20  Instructors: Linalynn Schmelzer and Marisa Valdiserra Student discount $15 (with college ID)  All movers and dancers welcome ages 18+ both male and female   Description:  Cultivating Creativity in Communities workshop by River Valley Dance Project, a modern dance company, […]


CANCELLED! Holiday Sale is on December 3rd

CANCELLED alas, due to various illnesses and such like.  We shall have a bazaar Next Year, instead!!  Be well, and enjoy your days!  namaste, marya We have a Holiday Sale every year at the Dragon’s Egg, and this year’s will be on Sunday, December 3rd, from 1 – 4 pm.  Please come and join us!  […]


Kaeshi Chai showing

WHAT: Be the first to get a glimpse of a brand new work-in-progress theatrical dance show called “Red Ocean Blue Ocean” that NY based artist Kaeshi Chai and her friends from around the world are crafting with love and delight. Movement styles represented include Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, African, Belly Dance and Physical Theatre. There […]


tellabration!

Storytelling at the Egg the Egg the Egg! on Sunday, November 19, at 4 pm, with two wonderful tellers from the Ct. Storytelling Center, plus the Beasts, and Morning Glory, and Carl Peruzzotti! 4 pm. All Ages!  Come join us.  Donations welcome. This is a part of the month long celebration of storytelling in Connecticut, […]


Tellabration! November 19 at the Egg

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Hallowe’en Frolics

We danced, we went on swings, we drummed, we rode dragons and flew on balloons – we had a fine time at the Egg Hallowe’en Dance.   It was attended by a small group of extremely lively small ones and various bigger people, too, and nearly all were in some costume. I hope to see […]


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 […]


Wedding at the Egg!

Yay!  At the end of September, the Dragon’s Egg will host a wedding!   I think this is our third.  Yay for love!   This is Not an open event, of course, but I wanted you to celebrate, nonetheless.  This is what they say: Matt and Holly are getting married! Family friends of The Egg […]


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.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Kundalini at the Egg

June 28: 5-6 pm at the Egg! Kundalini Meditation. Kundalini: An hour long dynamic meditation from Rajneesh, including shaking, dancing, slow motion, and relaxation. It is an amazing release of energy. Suggested donation: $5 Marya Ursin (BA, MA, MsT, RYT500) is the Director of the Dragon’s Egg, co director of the Mystic Paper Beasts, and […]