Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

Year end Membership Letter for the Beasts and Egg

  On a balmy (!) November day, we look back at the year for the Mystic Paper Beasts, and at the Dragon’s Egg. Marya applied for four grants and we were very fortunate to receive: We received two General Operating Support Grant \for Theaters and Performing Groups, from Ct. Humanities and from the Dept of […]


Cornfield Dance at the Egg!

  Greetings! This is a phenomenal opportunity and offering at the Dragon’s Egg! Do join us on August 23rd, a Tuesday, for an open rehearsal at 3:30, followed by a performance at 4 pm, of Ellen Cornfield Dance, from NYC. Ellen Cornfield, will be in residency at the Dragon’s Egg (401 Shewville Road, Ledyard) for […]


Cornfield Dance and a NEST Grant!

A NYC dancer/choreographer friend of mine, Ellen Cornfield, will be in residency at the Dragon’s Egg (401 Shewville Road, Ledyard) for a few days in August., as a part of a NEST grant which Cornfield Dance, Windhover in Massachusetts, and the Dragon’s Egg, have won! They will be performing on Tuesday, August 23rd at 4 […]


Garden Club, Poets, and Beasts!!!

The Stonington Garden Club, Mystic Paper Beasts, Poets Collaboration Schedule The Garden Club event, Gardens by the Sea, runs from 10-4 on both Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11. They are focussed on a number of gardens in the Boro, and have a satellite which is the Children’s Garden, in front of the Como. […]


May Day! The Programme

Yupik Mask May Day! For the Earth,  a zoom event:  Dragon’s Egg Presents May 1st at 1 pm. Our May Day project will focus on the language of the Earth, the language of the trees, the under and the overstory, the call for reversing the direction the many societies of the world have been taking for […]


May Day! May Day!! Dragon’s Egg Presents

May Day! May Day!! For the Earth,  a zoom event:  Dragon’s Egg Presents May 1st at 1 pm. Our May Day project will focus on the language of the Earth, the language of the trees, the under and the overstory, the call for reversing the direction the many societies of the world have been taking for […]


Poets of the Heart – Dragon’s Egg Presents

To honour Valentine’s Day, and our connections to one another through love, the Dragon’s Egg offered a zoom event on Sunday, February 13th, at 1 pm.   The event lasted about an hour, and was full of color, variety, scandal, and love! Heh. The Poets were: 1. Dian Parker 2. Jane Johnson 3. Jean-Yves Solinga 4. […]


Tellabration!! This is the Programme

Tellabration!!! Nov. 14, 2021, Sunday, at 4 pm, in person, at the Dragon’s Egg. Suitable for all ages! (You will remember that last year, we were on zoom!) The Egg is participating, as it has for many years, in the statewide event of Tellabration, which is organized by the Ct. Storytelling Center, which now has […]


Headless and Heedless but Heartful

marya as arachne I Thank the Performers for their wonderful flights of fancy, spooky inventions and memories, films and music, tales and poems, spinnings and beings!! They were wonderful! It was a nicely glitchy time, -those naughty ghosts, no doubt! – glad for the opportunity for humility and patience, in our ever shifting changing creative […]


Headless and Heedless – come!

Sunday, October 31, at noon, via zoom. Link is below. The Heedless Horseman, by Dan Potter, is one of the offerings tomorrow! See the zoom code below. xo m A teacher of etiquette up from Connecticut came to a party as Ichabod Crane In a castle of vassals Katrina Van Tassels his hostess bewitched him […]


Headless Hallowe’en

Hi! We are having a zoom celebration of Hallowe’en – on Sunday, Oct. 31, at high noon! suitable for all. I started with the Headless Horseman as a prompt, but it has expanded toward the mysterious or spooky of this time of crossing or playing in the veil of time between death and life. Performers […]


Contemplative Art Practice with Jessica Cerullo at the Egg

Monday, October 25th, at 10:30 am, and the last Monday of every month through April, 2022. Guided by Jessica Cerullo. Do come! namaste, marya Screen Shot 2021-09-17 at 12.46.07 AM.png Contemplative Art Practice at the Dragon’s Egg Are you interested in exploring the play between contemplation and art making? Do you (seek to) delight in […]


Headless and Hallowe’en – what have they in common?

Sita on the roof Hi! Come! Possibly spooky, possibly amusing, possibly informative, certainly entertaining! Join us for a zoom Hallowe’en event on, gasp, indeed, Hallowe’en day, at midday – not midnight – to hear tales of dread and wonder, to nibble at the soul cakes of these offerings – all via zoom.. Here is the […]


Hygienic Earth Egg Links us at noon on Sunday

Here is the link for the Hygienic Earth Egg event Sunday, April 25, at noon. Marya Ursin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Hygienic Egg at Home Time: Apr 25, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82018222788 Meeting ID: 820 1822 2788 One tap mobile +13017158592,,82018222788# US […]


Hygienic Earth Egg is on Sunday, April 25

(Oslo forest by Oyvind Kavag) Programme for the Hygienic Earth Egg- a Zoom experience! April 25, 2021 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 the Dragon’s Egg to help us support this work, you may use pay […]


Valentine Poets and April Earth

The poetry reading yesterday was lovely, with voices varied about the joys, losses, insanities, fantasies, whimsy, impossibleness, of Love. (By Jim Long) Our next pubic zoom event with be what is usually our early March Hygienic Egg. This year, we are on zoom, and we have moved the date to late April, to include a […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents: Valentine’s Day Poetry

Poetry, Prose, and Music of Love? Dragon’s Egg Presents! On Sunday, February 14, at noon, on zoom, a short program to tickle your fancy See below for the zoom link. Marya, as the MC, will be reading portions of a prose poem, “Untitled”, by Dian Parker, interspersed between the other poets. “Untitled” by Dian Parker […]


February for Love, March for the Poetry of Eco Well being

Our poetry event, Welcome to the New Year, was a fine success, on zoom. There are two dates upcoming for you to hold – I shall post more information as we go along, but, meanwhile: The Poetry of Love, on 2/14 at noon, via zoom. The Vision of Gary Snyder, this year’s Hygienic Egg, again […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Hygienic Egg!

The Hygienic Egg is Sunday, March 10th, at 12:30, at the Hygienic Galleries. Artists associated with the Dragon’s Egg will come together to create a promenade performance event at the amazing Hygienic Galleries on Bank Street, in New London. The prompt is Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, by TS Elliot, so, generally speaking, the […]