Posts Tagged ‘dance’

Taylor Drury will be in Residence

    Taylor Drury is thrilled to be an artist in residence at The Dragons Eggs Studio this December. Currently a performer in Punchdrunk’s production of Sleep No More in NYC, Drury has simultaneously been presenting her own work throughout New York City, and Canada. Her first evening length work No Milk was a major […]


Clare Byrne in Residence in January

  Clare Byrne and Friends are delighted to be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg for a yearly Winter Residency to work on new movement & choreography for Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, to premiere March 3-4, 2017 with the Burlington Chamber Orchestra in Burlington, VT. “Martha’s Ballet” as Copland called this seminal piece of work, […]


Ani Taj in Residence

Ani Taj and dancers will be in residence at the Egg in mid December.  THE DANCE CARTEL is after a new brand of dance experience.   Taking note of a dance community that often serves a niche audience, the Cartel creates dances that are VIBRANT, IMMERSIVE and often PARTICIPATORY. Without sacrificing technical rigor or artistic […]


Kaeshi Chai showing

WHAT: Be the first to get a glimpse of a brand new work-in-progress theatrical dance show called “Red Ocean Blue Ocean” that NY based artist Kaeshi Chai and her friends from around the world are crafting with love and delight. Movement styles represented include Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, African, Belly Dance and Physical Theatre. There […]


Hallowe’en Frolics

We danced, we went on swings, we drummed, we rode dragons and flew on balloons – we had a fine time at the Egg Hallowe’en Dance.   It was attended by a small group of extremely lively small ones and various bigger people, too, and nearly all were in some costume. I hope to see […]


Sound and Dance Workshop with Meghan Frederick and Ethan Woods

    Date and Time- Thursday Nov 30th 6:30-8:30   Description- Workshop taught by Meghan Frederick (dancer/choreographer) and Ethan Woods (musician/composer) drawing from research for our current collaboration ‘no such thing’. In this workshop we will share our tools for connecting dance and sound, establishing a conversational style of creation in which all participants are […]


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, […]