Special Events and Performances

Kirtan with Shakti Ma

This is a kirtan event being offered by Barbara Macleod, “Shakti Ma” and friends, for all our enjoyment and benefit!  I hope you will join us! Wednesday, October 24th, at the Dragon’s Egg.   The event will begin at 6 pm.  By donation.   Kirtan with Shakti Ma and Friends in honor of Sara Mae Williams […]


Kirtan at the Egg on October 24

  Celebrating Goddess Rising 10/24/2018     An evening of Kirtan, chant, music, dance and celebration of LIFE. Honoring the passing of Sara Mae, we will lift the energies and vibrations to support her on her new journey and bring peace to our longing hearts.      I will also use my residence to work […]


Paul Dunion: A Day of Healing

A DAY OF HEALING   Saturday October 27, 20189:00 AM to 4:00 PM  The Dragon’s Egg Studio401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT This workshop explores how the ancient definition of the word psycho-pathology, which is “a suffering of the soul”, can focus our healing energies. Participants will clarify how their souls have suffered, what healing the soul is […]


African Dance at the Egg – Dance Sampler

Come dance to the beat of the drum at the Dragon’s Egg next Wednesday! Aug 1:    African Dance with Ashley, and with drummer: Matthew info@ashleyjonesviolin.com West African Dance with Ashley Jones:Come experience the energy of traditional dance and percussion from the country of Guinea, West Africa. Ashley will guide you through a full body warm […]


Acro Yoga at the Egg on July 18

Acro Yoga combines breath, movement and play! Expand your yoga practice! Increase your strength, stamina and confidence!   Hone body awareness Strengthen the core Improve your balance   Learn to go upside down with inversions like handstands and headstands. Fly your partner and be flown with Acro Yoga! A safe, community atmosphere all ages from […]


Beasts as Pollinators!

Pequotsepos Nature center had a wonderful evening fundraiser, celebrating Pollinators! on the evening of the Summer Solstice. The Mystic Paper Beasts had a wonderful time romping and flitting and fluttering mongst the guests and festivities.   Performers were Dan Potter, Shannon, Marya Ursin, Jeannie Williams. Thank you to the nature center. Do visit them.  They have […]


Intro to Belly Dance! July 16

  Wednesday, July 11 5:30pm-7pm   Bellydance with Erzulie erzuliedancer@gmail.com   This is the fifth class of the  Summer Dance Sampler at the Dragon’s Egg:   Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 (unless otherwise noted, as in this case)   June 6 – August 8;  @$15   Each class is a separate registration, and pre registration […]


Jane Jane Yay Jane!

Yay! This year’s (15th!  annual) Narrative Project, conceived and assembled by Marya Ursin, was a great success!   It explored the story  and themes of the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte,  with reflections in dance,  theatre,  monologue poetry music   and with Beastie Bits tossed in to entice a story line through our minds. […]


the Nadine Project Happened!

  A wonderful concert took place last week at the Egg, open for any who wanted to be present to view the work that was in progress, intensively workshopped, under the guidance of Libby Nye and Janet Soares, and collaboratively performed. What a privilege to be there!  We thank all who participated: the five dancer […]


the Nadine Project – 6/30 at 4

On June 30 at 4 PM, the NADINE Project will present an informal showing of works-in-progress at the Dragon’s Egg. Dance artists returning for this residency are Cristin Cawley-Gill, Daniel Fetecua, Christy Williams and Jennifer Yackel, working under the direction of directors Libby Nye and Janet Soares. Newcomer, and former Mystic resident Megan Flynn is […]


Jane Eyre Project

Jane Eyre – this year’s Summer Narrative Project at the Dragon’s Egg This Saturday!!!    June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm.  This […]


Jane Eyre at the Dragon’s Egg

Summer Narrative Project! June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm! This year’s theme will be Jane Eyre.   Woman writer, woman protagonist, good story arc, – enjoy the […]


Upcoming Acro Yoga on July 18 – two months to go!

Summer Sampler at The Dragon’s Egg! Acro Yoga combines breath, movement and play! Expand your yoga practice! Increase your strength, stamina and confidence!   Hone body awareness Strengthen the core Improve your balance   Learn to go upside down with inversions like handstands and headstands. Fly your partner and be flown with Acro Yoga! A […]


Belly Dance at the Egg – dance sampler

Wednesday, July 11 5:30pm-7pm Bellydance with Erzulie erzuliedancer@gmail.comPlease pre register with me at mybeasts@aol.com, and be in touch with Erzulie with any questions!  RSVP in order for us to know if the class is a “go”!   @ $15 to the Mystic Paper Beasts, or cash on the evening is fine, too.   But let me know!!  xo […]


The Hygienic Egg Breathed, and well.

It was a wonderful event today at the Hygienic Art Gallery. My heart was wide, and my eyes full of tears and laughter, by turn, in the presence of the performers’ many ways of entering this, the Poetry of Death. I thank them for their poetry, honesty, generosity, their ways of being, here, and now, in […]


Hygienic Egg!

Come join us this Sunday for the Hygienic Egg, a performance that moves through all the galleries of the Hygienic Arts in New London, Ct.    The performers come from far and near, and all are associated with the Dragon’s Egg.  Here is our programme! I hope to see you there! March 18 at 12:30. xox […]


Stress, Fatigue, Nutrition – Free Workshop

Free Workshop on Stress and Fatigue Would you like to have more energy?  Do you feel stressed and off balance?  How would your life change if you had more energy? Come learn about how nutrition is linked to stress and fatigue and how to start improving your health today. March 29th 5:00-6:00 Dragon’s Egg 401 […]


The Hygienic Egg!

Sunday, March 18, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London – yay!! Our annual promenade performance, by a number of artists who have been in residence at the Dragon’s Egg, – at the Hygienic Galleries  in New London – is coming up!There will be music, dance, puppetry, theatre, hooping, poetry, with the audience moving through […]


Long Dance Offerings/Showings in Contact Improv

I hope you can come!  This Sunday will be the final contact improv class from 4 – 6 pm (scroll down for more information and to sign up), and on Saturday the 17th, there will be a Community “Underscore” during the day, and a performance in the late afternoon – again, scroll down for the […]


Contact Improv Long Residency

Contact Anna Fontanel for more information, at nanafontanet@gmail.com.   xo marya Sat. Feb. 17th COMMUNITY UNDERSCORE Fee $15-25, sliding scale Talk through 10:00am – 10:45am Underscore 11:00am – 2:30am The Underscore, an improvisation practice that emerged from Nancy Stark Smith in 1990 and has been growing and changing since, explores the dynamics of group, solo and partner improvisation/ […]


ECDC in Residence at the Egg January26-28

  “We Love: an ECDC Board Bash” February 7th, 2018 6-8pm | 129 Church St, New Haven (DeskCrashers Lounge)  Join ECDC for a pre-Valentine’s Day bash! Learn more about the dance company and its upcoming plans for 2018. See videos of past performances, meet some of the dancers, and find out how you can help […]


Creativity in Communities workshop

Greetings, This Wed. Jan. 10th from 5-7pm River Valley Dance Project is offering Cultivation Creativity in Communities workshop at the Dragon’s Egg. This workshop is for all levels, styles and abilities of movers.  If you enjoy moving this is a great opportunity to come together.  Linalynn and Marissa will guild you to warm up, explore […]


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!  […]