Special Events and Performances

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 […]


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 […]


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.          


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!   


That Was the Hygienic Egg

The Hygienic Egg was a remarkable look at the poetry of Adrienne Rich on the part of dancers, hoopers, poets, monologuists, singers!   The event moved from the entrance area, where, after Marya greeted everyone,  She read a portion of the forward to the collected poems of Adrienne Rich- up to 1974, a sort of […]


Hygienic Egg

  Come to the Hygienic Egg!!  on March 12th, at 12:30 pm, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London.    A group of performers associated with the Dragon’s Egg will be responding to the work of the poet, Adrienne Rich, in this promenade performance work.    Among those artists participating will be   Cristin Cawley […]


Cristin Cawley in the Hygienic Egg

  Cristin will be dancing to one of the poems of Adrienne Rich in the upcoming Hygienic Egg, on March 12th, at 12:30 pm, in New London, Ct.  Please join us!   Movement notations on the poem “Final Notations”. An interpretation of Adrienne Rich’s work, which portrays an individual dealing with struggles internally, socially, politically.  […]


Hygienic Egg 2017

March 12th, 12:30 pm, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, Ct.   The Hygienic Egg, an assemblage project which takes place at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, under the auspices of, and with performers from, the Dragon’s Egg circle of performers and friends, will take place on March 12th.  Performance at 12:30. The performance […]


Sara Juli and Claire Porter at the Egg

  Sara Juli and Claire Porter offered a look last week at their work in progress, “Lecterns”, which will premiere at the American Dance Festival this summer.  What a privilege to be present for the conversation and the playfulness. Here is more about them: THE LECTERN Living according to rules is the demand on all […]


Mystic Paper Beasts roved at Hygienic Kids Arts

The Beasts were, as usual, a part of the Hygienic weekend celebration of the Arts and Artists at the end of January, and roved through the gallery dedicated to kids’ art! There were roving Beasts of various ages, music, crafts, and art galore!


Egg Holiday Bazaar is December 11th

Holiday Bazaar at the Dragon’s Egg    Sunday, December 11th, 2016, from 1 – 4 pm! 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard (directions on the website: www.dragonseggstudio.org)   There will be crafts, jewelry, soaps, ceramics, books, clothing, fabric, singers, tarot reader, chair massage, poets, dancers – and, hopefully – You!!   Please do join us.  If you […]


Dance Showing on October 25th at the Egg

Choreographer, Christine Poland will be holding a free informal works in progress showing Tuesday October 25th at 6pm at the Dragon’s Egg – 401Shewville Road, Ledyard, CT.  Performers include Chloe Carlson, Sarah Griffin, Alexandria Collins, Kelsey Alexander, Bethany Bonner, and Elizabeth Dannenberg.  There will be an artist discussion to follow the showing.  These works are […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents at Triskelion has happened!

Dragon’s Egg Presents, at Triskelion Arts, was this afternoon. What a wonderful programme, truly remarkable and varied, beautifully performed, smoothly presented with lights and care taken by Andy and Sabrina, in a great space. Brilliant wit and grace abounded! Fortunate were those who were there, in the audience, to enjoy. xo namaste, blessings, marya


Dragon’s Egg Presents

Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 Every year, the Dragon’s Egg presents a few of the dancers/actors/musicians who have been in residence at the Egg during the past couple of years.   We host around 40 residencies a year, and this year, we shall present 8 artists on September 24th at 2 pm, […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents: Marly Spieser-Schneider

Dragon’s Egg Presents, at Triskelion Arts  in Brooklyn, is an annual event in which Marya selects eight artists who have been in residence at the Dragon’s Egg, probably in the past year or two.  The event is on September 24 at 2 pm.  Reservations are via Marya:  mybeasts@aol.com.  Tickets are a mere $15. One of […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents: Melody Ruffin Ward

Every fall, Marya produces a concert in NYC that showcases a number of the artists who have been in residence at the Egg in the past year or so.  The concert this year will be on September 24th at 2 pm at Triskelion Arts.  Reservations are via Marya at her email: mybeasts@aol.com, and tickets are […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents: Shelley Fort

This photo is of Shelley Fort, actress and singer, who will be directed by Caitlin O’Connell.  Both are, by the way, also National Theatre Institute alum, and both went to graduate school at Brown University.   Black Wings Bloom (On an Ivory Sky)   Directed by Caitlin O’Connell Written and performed by Shelley Fort   […]