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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 […]


Dan’s Kickstarter Update

We are 76% there, and counting! Only 11 days to go! Please do share this project, and help us to be fully funded so that we can re build a studio for Dan. Thank you so much, all of you, for your support and generosity and interest. And thank you to the most recent donors: […]


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 […]


Past Lives Perspective Workshop

Past Lives Perspectives Workshop will be at the Egg on July 22, from 10 – noon.  $40.  Please pre register with Robert Baird (see below) and copy Marya on your email so that she, too, will have a record of registrations. Thank you!  Robert is a Reiki Master Teacher and a Certified Consulting Hypnotist, certified […]


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.  […]


Mystic Paper Beasts in Norwood

The Mystic Paper Beasts will be performing Sky Tails at the Cleveland School in Norwood, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, May 23rd.   This is a performance that is organized by YAMa, Young Audiences Massachusetts, for which they are a listed troupe.  We are looking forward to offering these amazing tales of the sky and earth to […]


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, […]


Marya’s Summer Egg Yoga

SUMMER YOGA 2017:  DRAGON’S EGG   The schedule will also be posted on our website:  www.dragonseggstudio.org Pre registration for the session is requested, and will determine whether or not the class is a “go”.    Dragon’s Egg 401 Shewville Rd., Ledyard, Ct.  (exit 89, or 90 from I 95)   Monday evenings at 5 pm […]


Grant Jacoby and Dancers in Residence

Grant Jacoby and Dancers will be in Residence at the Dragon’s Egg from May 31- June 2 – that is to say – now! Grant Jacoby is a New York City and Boston based choreographer, performer, and teacher. He was born and raised in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Connecticut College with a […]


Clare Byrne in Residence

    Clare Byrne – dancer, songwriter and choreographer – is working on a solo sabbatical project “Song and Dance Man.” Freshly back in the States from artist residencies in Ireland and Italy, she’s tossing together her longtime experimental dance acumen with her newer musical skills and seeing what kind of alchemy results.   New […]


Marya at Brandeis

  Marya will be giving a Performance/Workshop at Brandeis University on April 30th at 2 pm!  Beasts arise in story and movement and song!   


Bryan Campbell in Residence

Bryan Campbell will be in residence next week!


Julian Barnett and JocelynTobias at the Egg in May!

Julian Barnett and Jocelyn Tobias create performances that examine the social-political possibilities for transformation and empathy, through the lenses of dance, philosophy, musicology, science, and the supernatural. Over the last 6 years, they have built critically acclaimed works that research the intersection between art and choreography. Their most recent work BLUEMARBLE, explores the astrophysical phenomena […]


Shura Baryshnikov and Company

  Shura Baryshnikov Residency at the Egg coming up!     Set Go Research and Performance Ensemble is a Contact Improvisation quartet featuring dancers Bradley Teal Ellis, Sarah Konner, Aaron Brandes, Shura Baryshnikov.  Brando, Bradley, Sarah, and Shura share a love for whimsical, whole-hearted, virtuosic improvisation; they have been dance-making together since 2009.   They […]


Andrea Ward in Residence!

Andrea Ward and Company will be in residence at the Egg from April 22-26. Andrea Ward, dancer / choreographer, comes from Sarasota, Florida. Her passion for choreography began at age eight and continued to develop under the direction of artists such as Tzveta Kassabova, Teddy Tedholm, and Jeffrey Docimo. Andrea has also learned from Winifred Burnet […]


Raving Jaynes

The Raving Jaynes will be in residence at the Egg!!  May 4 – 7… Now!! 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 mediums. Movement, text and sound are […]