Posts Tagged ‘puppet’

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 […]


Tellabration! on November 20th at 4 at the Egg

  Tellabration is in One Week!! on Sunday, November 20th, at 4 pm, at the Egg.Hold the Date!! The Dragon’s Egg Presents Tellabration! A Celebration of the Oral Tradition Tellabration is a mammoth storytelling event – and that’s no Tall Tale! It’s a storytelling phenomenon, made up of dozens of storytelling happenings all over the […]


Tellabration at the Egg is Nov. 20th at 4

  Please come, and bring your friends of all ages! The Dragon’s Egg Presents Tellabration! A Celebration of the Oral Tradition The Dragon’s Egg (Shewville Rd., Ledyard) will host a Tellabration for families on Sunday, November 20th at 4:00 p.m. https://www.dragonseggstudio.org/ Several storytellers will grace this beautiful space. Each storyteller has a unique style and […]


Kickstarter is fully funded!!

Hiroshima: Autumn flowers in front of full moon, 1853 Sent: Sun, Aug 14, 2022 10:29 amSubject: Kickstarter is fully funded!! with one day to go…Dragon’s Egg Presents – Yay! Yay!   We are just past the Full Sturgeon Moon, and – We are fully funded! and a bit over, with our kickstarter, with one day […]


Marya will perform at MOAF

Marya will be performing for the Mystic Outdoor Arts Festival on August 12th! The performance portion of the festival will be on August 12 and 13 at Mystic Seaport, as it was last year (for the first time!). The renowned Mystic Arts Festival will be from the 12-14 on the streets of Mystic. I shall […]


Fabled Celebration Soared in the Heat

  A lovely and playful exploration of fables, myths, and morals, by actors, dancers, puppeteer marionettistes, and hoopers!      A Fabled Celebration of Tales (and of birthday Dan)   You will hear tell of (possibly not in this order)“The Farmer and his Son bringing their Mule to Market!” From Nicky Checker“Hare and the Tortoise”. […]


Fables Afoot!

  Come join us Sunday! August 7th, at 1 pm,At the Dragon’s Egg,401 Shewville Road, Ledyard For the Fables Project!A visiting of a handful of fables by Aesop and others,   To be followed by croquet, bacci,perhaps a picnic (bring your own), all followed by Birthday Cake for Dan Potter!Contact Marya at mybeasts@aol.com for more […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Windy Willows and 75 alive!

Hold the Date! August 15th at noon In front of the Dragon’s Egg at 401 Shewville, Ledyard The Windy Willows! And a celebration of 75 for Dan! This year’s Narrative Event will take a look at The Wind in the Willows, with the performers all placed out of doors, and you, our friends and guests, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Tellabration is Sunday, November 15, at 4 pm, via zoom

Tellabration is Sunday!!! I hope you can join us! Marya Ursin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Tellabration! Time: Nov 15, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) You may donate via PayPal:  paypal.me/dragonseggstudio. https://paypal.me/dragonseggstudio?locale.x=en_US Or by cheque to the Mystic Paper Beasts. 8 Hancox Street, Stonington, Connecticut 06378 Join Zoom […]


Tellabration!

Programme Dragon’s Egg Presents: Tellabration 2020 – Zooming Along! November 15th, at 4 pm. Scroll down for the zoom link. Tellabration is an annual celebration of Storytelling throughout the state during the month of November organized by the Connecticut Storytelling Center (csc@conncoll.edu).  The Dragon’s Egg (www.dragonseggstudio.org) has happily been a part of this event for […]


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 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 […]


Hygienic Egg

Set your clocks forward and come!  to the Hygienic Galleries, in New London, Ct, On this Sunday, March 8th, at 12:30 pm, to see dance, theatre, hooping, puppets, all in response to the poetry of Emily Dickinson! This is a one time only performance, and should last about an hour or so. March 8th at […]