Posts Tagged ‘monologue’

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


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 […]


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, […]


Odyssey Project

The Odyssey Project is This Saturday!!   June 22 at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg! The Odyssey – meet Circe and the Sirens and the Cyclops and the persevering Odysseus! Question Penelope. Go to the Council of the Gods.  All of this, for you!  and all of us – come be our audience for this […]


The Odyssey is Coming!

In one month!! on June 22, at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, will be the Odyssey Project.   This is an assemblage performance project in which various artists do a five minute “riff” on the text by Homer. It will include dance, theatre, mask, puppet, monologue. This is a one time only event, and […]


NTI creates masks again!

The Spring 2019 National Theatre Institute students have exploded into the now with 26 new masks, monologues, movement pieces, collaborations, meetings of mind and spirit.   They worked diligently, creating characters and worlds through their pieces this week.   NTI, an intensive training program for college aged (and beyond) students of the theatre, takes place […]


Masks at NTI/NMTI

September 10th and 11th were the days for the fall 2018 NTI/NMTi mask intensive! This is their first workshop during their 14 week semester long program in theatre, music, movement, dance, writing, acting, production at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre in Waterford, Ct. Marya and Dan conducted the workshop, with the able assistance of Doug Moffat, […]


Jane Jane Yay Jane!

Yay! This year’s (15th!  annual) Narrative Project, conceived and assembled by Marya Ursin, was a great success!   It explored the story  and themes of the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte,  with reflections in dance,  theatre,  monologue poetry music   and with Beastie Bits tossed in to entice a story line through our minds. […]


Jane Eyre at the Dragon’s Egg

Summer Narrative Project! June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm! This year’s theme will be Jane Eyre.   Woman writer, woman protagonist, good story arc, – enjoy the […]


The Hygienic Egg Breathed, and well.

It was a wonderful event today at the Hygienic Art Gallery. My heart was wide, and my eyes full of tears and laughter, by turn, in the presence of the performers’ many ways of entering this, the Poetry of Death. I thank them for their poetry, honesty, generosity, their ways of being, here, and now, in […]


Hygienic Egg!

Come join us this Sunday for the Hygienic Egg, a performance that moves through all the galleries of the Hygienic Arts in New London, Ct.    The performers come from far and near, and all are associated with the Dragon’s Egg.  Here is our programme! I hope to see you there! March 18 at 12:30. xox […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Chris Davis in Residence at the Egg

Chris Davis was in residency at the Egg earlier in January (when the website was down), so here is a bit more about the project!   Crime & Punishment (working title)   An exploration of the famous book by Leo Tolstoy written from the perspective of Katerina Ivanova.  Katerina is the wife of an alcoholic […]


Dragon’s Egg at Triskelion

Dragon’s Egg Presents featured performances by past Artists in Residence at the Egg, and this year’s program presented dance, theatre, music, film, monologue!  Here are photos from work by Ceci Fontanesi, Marly Schneider, Shelley Fort, Jason Rabin,   and a fllm shot from Kristin Hatleberg’s film. To apply for a residency, check the website for […]


Dragon’s Egg at Triskelion Arts!!

  Dragon’s Egg Presents featured performances by past Artists in Residence at the Egg, and this year’s program was sublime!  Here are photos of Meldoy, Ara, Trina.  Look for more performances locally and out and about by the Dragon’s Egg and its wonderful artists who come for a stay.  Blessings on all!  xox


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: 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 at Triskelion: Jason Rabin

  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 normally host around 40 residencies a year, but we present from 8 – 12 artists in the fall, in NYC.  The concert this year will be held […]


Dragon’s Egg at Triskelion: Trina Mannino

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 normally host around 40 residencies a year, but we present from 8 – 12 artists in the fall, in NYC.  The concert this year will be held at […]