Posts Tagged ‘all ages’

Programme for Tellabration

The Programme 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 many years. Marya Ursin, executive director of the Dragon’s Egg, is the producer today, and will be introducing […]


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 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, […]


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 […]


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


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 […]


Yoga shifts for Marya for the next few weeks

Updates Yes, yoga on August 26th, at 4:30.  No yoga on Labour Day. Yes, yoga on August 11th (Wednesday) at 4:30. And then we are back to normal.   5 pm on Mondays! What a lovely brisk late summer day, with clouds rolling in.  My daughter and little grand are expected, that we may celebrate my […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents

Hi! The Dragon’s Egg (Marya Ursin is organizing and producing) is presenting 8 or 9 artists who have been in residence at the Egg in a concert at University Settlement on December 7th, at 1:30 pm. Here is the FaceBook link:     https://www.facebook.com/events/709336096198372/   Please come!   xo namaste, marya


Ripostes IV

Wednesday, July 10th, at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard. Suitable for all ages; by donation.     A conversation in poetry between Alice Pero and Dan Potter, with flute music by Alice     Alice: Dan and Alice have been carrying on a poetry dialogue, each writing a poem that […]


The Odyssey that Was

The Odyssey that Was A week has passed, and I think of the stories we told, all dangled from Homer’s tale of journey and adventure and impediment to progress and loyalty and blood and bondage of various sorts and transformation and magic and love. The players made such a rich time for all – for […]


Nadine Showing at the Egg June 29 at 4 pm

  The NADINE Project (New Artists Dance in New England) was created to encourage professional choreographers and support their work in a congenial environment.   This ‘playground’ residency for making dances is under the mentorship of its founders, Libby Nye and Janet Mansfield Soares. Works created at NADINE Residencies are performed at venues and festivals […]


Odyssey Project is Coming

We are costuming, excitedly getting ready to be characters and gods from the Odyssey! Come meet Circe and Agamemnon and Polyphemus and watch the storms and pigs at play in the changing times of Odysseus! Come to the Odyssey Project, this Saturday! June 22 at 4 pm at the Dragon’s Egg at 401 Shewville Road, […]


Raving Jaynes

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 twisted together to transform what waits in the empty space into sweaty stories.  Nothing is […]


Summer Dance!

Summer Dance Sampler at the Dragon’s Egg:     Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 (unless otherwise noted)   June 5 – July 24;  each class @$15   Each class is a separate registration, and pre registration is required so that we can see if the class is a “go” or not.  If there is not […]