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Tellabration is Sunday, November 15, at 4 pm, via zoom

Tellabration is Sunday!!! I hope you can join us! Marya Ursin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Tellabration! Time: Nov 15, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) You may donate via PayPal:  paypal.me/dragonseggstudio. https://paypal.me/dragonseggstudio?locale.x=en_US Or by cheque to the Mystic Paper Beasts. 8 Hancox Street, Stonington, Connecticut 06378 Join Zoom […]


Tellabration!

Programme Dragon’s Egg Presents: Tellabration 2020 – Zooming Along! November 15th, at 4 pm. Scroll down for the zoom link. Tellabration is an annual celebration of Storytelling throughout the state during the month of November organized by the Connecticut Storytelling Center (csc@conncoll.edu).  The Dragon’s Egg (www.dragonseggstudio.org) has happily been a part of this event for […]


Join the MPB/Dragon’s Egg Community

Greetings! Autumn, 2020 This has been an unusual year for the Dragon’s Egg, as it has been for all of us. The Egg was shuttered beginning in March, and has remained so until recently, when we have carefully and guardedly opened in a minimal way to small, longer residencies, a few rehearsals, and a couple […]


Tella Tella Tellabration!

Dragon’s Egg Presents Tellabration! A Celebration of the Oral Tradition Tellabration is a mammoth storytelling event – and that’s no Tall Tale! It’s a storytelling phenomenon, made up of dozens of storytelling happenings all over the world. Its purpose is to introduce adults, as well as children, to the pleasures of the oral art of […]


Join the Dragon’s Egg/MPB as a Member!!

Mystic Paper Beasts Theatre Company 8 Hancox Street, Stonington, Connecticut 06378 860 535 3346; www.dragonseggstudio.org mybeasts@aol.com; dragonseggstudio@gmail.com Board of Directors: Mystic Paper Beasts David Jaffe, president David Dorfman Producer: Dan Potter Kato McNickle, vice president Ara Fitzgerald Artistic Director: Marya Marya Ursin, secretary Jeremy Pickard Daniel Potter, treasurer Shannon Sexton Potter Dragon’s Egg Jessica Cerullo […]


The Egg is Partially Open

The Egg is partially re opened! We are having residencies, though there are limitations regarding the numbers of people allowed, and we have various health forms re covid and such in place for residents to attend to. There are a couple of classes happening – please check with the presenters, as well as rehearsals by […]


The Plague Project Programme

Programme for the Plague Project – a Zoom experience! August 15, 2020 A series of explorations and reflections upon Camus’ book, The Plague —with wide latitude for choice of inspiration! The actors, dancers, puppeteers, poets, and musicians give of their time and their generous talent freely. If you are able to give a donation to […]


Narrative Project: the Plague

The Plague Project August 15, at 4 pm, via live zoom An Assemblage performance project, open to all; donations are welcome. Performers will include Clare Byrne, Ara Fitzgerald, Cecelia Foxanesi, Melanie Greenhouse, Martha Moore, Claire Porter, Jason Rabin, Leslie Satin, Jessie Winograd and dancers. Perhaps more…. For the past 17 years, the Dragon’s Egg has […]


Dragon’s Egg Re Opening Plans

Greetings! I hope you are faring well in this glorious season of sun and thunderstorms, that you are sheltering in place as much as you can, and taking care of yourselves and of others by wearing masks and practicing social distancing. The Egg has been closed to all activity since early March, and is beginning […]


Summer Dance Sampler

Summer Dance Sampler offered on Zoom by the Dragon’s Egg! Hi, Every summer, we have been offering a “Dance Sampler” in which there is a different style of class each week. This year I have put it on the zoom platform, and I hope you will be able to join us for some, or all, […]


Summer Dance Sampler

Summer Dance Sampler offered on Zoom by the Dragon’s Egg! Hi, Every summer, we have been offering a “Dance Sampler” in which there is a different style of class each week.   This year I have put it on the zoom platform, and I hope you will be able to join us for some, or all, […]


Narrative Project 2020: the Plague

Save the Date!!   August 15 at 4 pm.  Zoom! toddler and cat The annual Narrative Project at the Egg this summer will be a zoom event, on August 15th, at 4 pm.   Lissa at the Young People’s Hygienic True, it will not have the wonderful environment and playful interactions we have at the […]


The Quiet of the Dragon’s Egg

In these precarious times, It is spring time at the Egg!  The field is flourishing, the daffodils have blossomed and gone, the grass is growing, the windows are bright, the floor is gleaming.   The space awaits you – but, not yet!  We hope to be re opening, with caution, in mid July, depending on local […]


The Dragon’s Egg Remains Closed

We have decided that the Egg will remain closed until May 26th. I am so sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment this may occasion for people. All classes and residencies will not meet until more is clear to all of us. Do take care of yourselves, stay home, be safe, walk in beauty.  The Dragon’s […]


Hygienic Egg

Set your clocks forward and come!  to the Hygienic Galleries, in New London, Ct, On this Sunday, March 8th, at 12:30 pm, to see dance, theatre, hooping, puppets, all in response to the poetry of Emily Dickinson! This is a one time only performance, and should last about an hour or so. March 8th at […]


Valentines for Dragons

Happy Valentine’s Day! May you be well…and celebrate Valentine, or Lupercalia, or dies Februatus!  May you speak with another, take tea with friends, be a peace within. I send love, Marya


Mask at NTI Spring 2020

  Another amazing journey into Mask and monologue and movement at NTI, with help from Kato McNickle and Doug Moffat. The students were inventive, generous, full of bright energy.


NewYear’s Eve Workshop

 Photo/Poster is attached. Here is the text of the registration form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdenOVuc6ZVz-HrlprIRfBwZdrlwrkYGxjlPkSrVa_Ko5vISw/viewform   NYE 2019 DAY RETREAT: BRINGING PURPOSE TO OUR PRACTICEMonday Dec 31st, 9:00am – 1:00pm, The Dragon’s EggA.M. and Garza [The Glitter Goddess Collective] will be hosting a day retreat on the final day of 2019 to seal our intentions, reach towards our fullness, […]


University Settlement Dragon’s Egg Presents

Lesley Farlow in Flight Patterns It was amazing and glorious, our concert at University Settlement, featuring performances by Egg residents selected from the past two years: Clare Byrne, Nick Leichter, Amy Larimer, Jamie Graham, Ara Fitzgerald, Brynne Billingsley, Amy Larson, Lesley Farlow, Jason Rabin, Claire Porter, Lindy Fines, Breckym Drescher, Rachel Gill, Chelsea Hecht.   […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents December 7th

Dragon’s Egg Presents!!  On December 7th at 1:30 University Settlement at 184 Eldridge in NYC   Here are the closest subway  stops: B/D to Grand Street F to 2nd Avenue 6 to Spring Street (though this is the furthest “closest” stop)   xo marya Do come join us!!  xo marya     General Admission: $15 […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents

Dragon’s Egg Presents!!  On December 7th at 1:30 University Settlement at 184 Eldridge in NYC Do come join us!!  xo marya     General Admission: $15 (online), $20 (in person on day of show, cash only) Student/Senior: $10 (online), $15 (in person on day of show, cash only)   Special Online Only Discount: $8 (using code […]


Performances by Nee Dance/Theatre

Holding One’s Own: Stories about Living with Breast Cancer   Holding One’s Own is a performance based on the collected stories of women living with breast cancer. Using text, dance, movement, acting and music, the performers trace the challenges faced by these women from diagnosis, treatment, and becoming a survivor. Interpersonal relationships convey the gratitude, […]


Kickstarter!

  Thank you so much for your support of the KickStarter project for the Dragon’s Egg Presents concert on December 7th, at 1:30 pm, at  University Settlement, on Eldridge Street, NYC. Wow! I am hugely grateful to all of you! I hope to see you here, there, some place in time.  I send love, in […]


Hadar Ahuvia and Shira Eviatar will be in Residence at the Egg

HADAR AHUVIA & SHIRA EVIATARPOSSESSING Possessing brings together artists Hadar Ahuvia and Shira Eviatar to collaboratively question their shared, inherited trauma of the Israeli nation-state, asking “How do we move together?” Ahuvia, unpacking Ashkenazi heritage in institutionalized Zionist folk dance, and Eviatar, recentralizing Arab/Mizrahi aesthetics in contemporary performance, incite dialogue around appropriation, legacy, and settler-colonialism. […]