Posts Tagged ‘masks’

Hallowe’en Dance of the goblins – you?

Friday, October 27th, from 6 – 9 pm, family friendly time! Masks! Drumming! Dancing! Acro Yoga demo! Parachute play! Swinging! Apples and popcorn! All Ages!  Come to the Dragon’s Egg to celebrate and to ready yourselves for Hallowe’en!  from 6 – 9 pm on Friday, October 27th. All ages.  $5 suggested donation will benefit 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 […]


Masks are Born at NTI!

The semester at the O’Neill: National Theatre Institute, has begun! The students are amazing, and created in 13 hours a mask, monologue, and movement piece, doing their own work with a direct concentration and dedication, working with one another in the way an ensemble does. It is a fine circle of creation! Here is a […]


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.  


Nick Checker’s Benefit Performance of Druids

Nicholas Checker will perform a Storybook Theater rendition of a key sequence from his fantasy adventure novel, DRUIDS, Saturday, July 15th, 4:00 PM at the Dragon’s Egg Theatre & Dance Studio, 401 Shewville Rd., Ledyard. This is a benefit performance to help generate funds to offset repair costs for Dragon’s Egg co-owner Dan Potter’s art studio, burnt to the […]


Beasts at Gallup Hill

  Marya had a fine time with two Third Grade classes at Gallup Hill School for their Day of the Arts.  The kids were willing, active, creative, sweet.


Bread and Puppet at the Egg!


Marya at Worcester Art Museum!

Marya will be doing her Solo performance version of SkyTails, using dance and mask, text and puppet, scroll story and song, to tell a series of Native American stories at the Worcester Art Museum, this Saturday, November 14th, at 11 am, at the Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609 I hope to […]


Tellabration at the Egg!

This Sunday – at the Dragon’s Egg! The Connecticut Storytelling Center is hosting storytelling all over the state this month, and on Sunday, November 15, at 4 pm, we shall host one of the events in this celebration of storytelling –  at the Dragon’s Egg!  at 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard, Ct.  Tellers will include Sara […]


The Passion Play of Don Quixote

Yes, it was amazing, this assemblage of reflections on Don Quixote.  One performer, Ara Fitzgerald, characterized the event “a passion play for Don Quixote”.  Here is the programme, for your interest, and a few photos.  xox Quixotic Dream: the Don Quixote Project   November 7th, 2015, the Twelfth Narrative Event at the Egg assembled yearly […]


Quixote Dreams of Rosinante

Saturday!  November 7th at 4 pm – a one time only event!  Come to the Quixotic Dream, riffs on the novel by Cervantes: Don Quixote.  Suitable for all ages.  xo m


Quixote Project!

Come find us at the Dragon’s Egg this Saturday  November 7 at 4 p.m. celebrating Cervante’s great work with dance and costumes playlets and skits for all ages   Please join us for the 12th annual Narrative Project at the Dragon’s Egg! Each year, I send out a prompt to actors and dancers, puppeteers and […]


Quixotic Dreams!!

The Quixotic Project will be at the Dragon’s Egg on November 7th (Saturday) at 4 pm = a one time only event, suitable for all ages.  This is a series of riffs and reflections on Don Quixote, and will include local and distant dancers, actors, monologuists, puppeteers, hoopers.   Please join us!  Donations encouraged.See Don Q […]


Marya Solo at the Day School

Marya will be performing excerpts from her solo version of Skytails tomorrow, September 17, at the Fay School, in Massachusetts, as a part of the Young Audiences Massachusetts arts and performance festival!  yay…


More Masks!

NTI/NMTI Fall 2015 have arrived and are bounding with energy!  and the world now has 34 new masks!   We Beasts (Marya, Dan, Doug) taught a mask workshop on Monday and Tuesday, and whoosh, here you are! They built their masks, wrote their monologues, collaborated with a performance partner, and performed movement pieces to their […]


Mask Making at NTI coming up!

Look for a wonderful birthing of new masks into the world, a product of the wild imaginations of students yet to arrive, yet to dream of their masks!   Yay!  xox


Outside the Box Festival!

The Mystic Paper Beasts perform for the fabulous Outside the Box Festival on the Boston Green, July 15, at 2 pm!!   


Hygienic Beasts!

Hygienic Gala!   July 3rd! We Beasties will be roving with glee to entertain you (and ourselves) and to celebrate the Hygienic, artists, and life!   We shall be there sometime between 6:30 and 8:30 in the evening.. Then we’ll be picnicing on the Lighthouse Lawn in Stonington on July 4th, at 4 pm.  Come […]


A Journey through the Stars

March’s hairy hare hops hauntingly close – Rabbit!  It is here! And March 8th, Sunday, at 12:00, is the time for the A Journey through the Stars and Planets, an astrological view, performed by Dragon’s Egg artists and friends, and held at the Hygienic Galleries on Bank Street in New London. This will be a […]


Winter births Masks at the O’Neill

NTI/NMTI Spring (?! hah!) 2015 make masks, write tales, and move through new adventures!  Yay – it was magical fun!  xo m


NTI/NMTI Begins!

NTI and the new NMTI began earlier this month, yay!   Marya and Dan taught a mask workshop, with Doug Moffat helping, and Marya is on the regular faculty throughout the semester (for thirty years – yipes!).   Come to their final production in December –12 and 13.  


Beasts in Marlborough!

The Beasts will be performing on Union Square in Marlborough, Mass, on 8/9 at 1 pm. Yay! ‘Twill be fun!   Come join us!   


Peter Pan at the Egg: the Pan Project!

Pan!   The Peter Pan Project!!    is coming up – so hold the date   on June 21st, at 4 pm  at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard for information: contact me (marya) at mybeasts@aol.com    This is a one time only adventure!   Peter Pan is our beginning point, with performers offering riffs on the […]