Posts Tagged ‘dance’

Seeing Red this Friday

We As Woman The Nuanced Identities of Women in Word and Movement   Join us for an evening of artistry, inspiration and activism. We as Woman is an artistic blending of dance, poetry, and music that will illuminate the nuanced identities and lived experience of women. Featuring an inter-generational cast of dancers and movers, the […]


Hallowe’en Dance at the Egg

Remember the Hallowe’en Dance is coming!!!   Friday, October 27th, from 6 – 9 pm, family friendly, masks recommended but not required, dance party at the Dragon’s Egg! Come join us!! Suggested donation is $5 – or more!   🙂See you soon!RSVP so I have an idea of how many to expect. mybeasts@aol.com Thank youxo marya


Mystic Paper Beasts

Just an alert for various upcoming Beastie performances: On November 9, we shall be at the Willimantic Library at 6 pm as a part of Tellabration. On November 18th we shall be at Needham, Mass., Library, at 2:30 pm. On November 19, we shall be participating in Tellabration at the Egg at 4 pm. These […]


Hallowe’en Family Dance!

Come to our Hallowe’en Dance and Play party on October 27th, Friday, from 6 – 9 pm.   Wear a costume, play an instrument, bring some music, snack on popcorn, dive under a parachute, swing on the swings, watch an acro yoga demonstration, play with glee!   All ages!  Suggested donation: $5.  


Fall Classes at the Egg

  Fall is upon us, and we rise up with yoga, dance, hooping, acro yoga, belly dancing, dances of peace, workshops and residencies galore.  Check the online calendar for details.  Yay, fall!


Out Ct. Pride Festival

The Beasts roved, gallivanted, and danced in mask and costume at the Out Ct. Pride Festival at Ocean Beach last weekend – it was great fun for all!     We also costumed various festival and beach attendees to their delight.


Morgan Griffin at the Egg

In Morgan’s words: her work:   The project I am working on now is a collection of vignettes and short stories. They are an investigation in space, tone, and emotion. A balance between independence and loneliness, strength and fear, beauty and demise. All in a neutral space and neutral surroundings. At times monotonous, but with […]


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 […]


Nathalie Jonas in Residence in August

Nathalie Jonas is a choreographer, teacher, and Feldenkrais Practitioner. She will be returning the Dragon’s Egg after almost two decades on August 17th and 18th. She is currently at the half-way mark of earning her MFA in dance from Sarah Lawrence College. During her residency at the Dragon’s Egg, Nathalie will begin to conceptualize and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.  […]


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 […]


Raving Jaynes in Residence!

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 […]


Julia Greer and Shelby Green in Residence!

Julia Greer and Shelby Green are both alums of the National Theater Institute and Kenyon College. They have worked together in New York City with The Hearth, Julia’s company dedicated to making plays by and making room for women. Julia has most recently been seen in Gaming and Crying and Dreaming and Gaming at Dixon […]


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!