Posts Tagged ‘residencies’

Team Awesome Robots becomes 1d at the Egg!

  In residence at the Egg, yay!!!   Including a return of three NTI alum, sweet things… and a company of excited and exciting performers and writers.    1D is a new play development group from New York City, led by Chris Diercksen. Wholly focused on the development and advocacy of new plays, 1D shepherds […]


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 […]


Celestials at the Egg!

  Sunday, August 28th, at 1 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg! Do come!! Xo marya Hello Friends, Hope you are all doing well in this late summertime, with choruses of katydids and crickets and cicadas — truly sounds of the heavens, to me. Speaking of which: Celestials are incoming at the Dragon’s Egg this weekend! […]


Dance for Ukraine – Saturday training sessions at the Egg

#danceforukraine Flash Mob Dance Created to pause reality and reflect: The Ukraine war is ongoing and impacts the world. Dancers and Movement Artists are invited to participate the Flash Mob Dance for Ukraine happenings at outdoor gatherings. Participants are volunteer performers. All profits are donated to Ukrainian Humanitarian Relief organizations. Training Sessions: Learn the movement […]


Marta Renzi at the Egg

Marta Renzi and Dancers at the Egg!! Marta Renzi, Nyack-based choreographer and filmmaker, will be joined by 3 dance artists from Rhode Island: Crespo Rosario, Alexis Van Maluski and Brooklyn Toli (pictured at right) in the film Through Mabel’s Eyes. Their residency will be the first steps in the creation of a new work that […]


BOM DIGGS at the Egg

BOM DIGGS created a 35 minute work to premier in NYC on May 7th at the Dragon’s Egg this month. We are grateful for the concentrated process in Connecticut to isolate our ideas for the piece. Our group consists of 6 dancers/collaborators and a sound engineer to be producing live tracks during the show. “Tunnel […]


Three Grants Awarded to the MPB/Dragon’sEgg!

Mystic Paper Beasts Theatre Company/ Dragon’s Egg 8 Hancox Street, Stonington, Ct. 06378 860 535 3346; mybeasts@aol.com www.dragonseggstudio.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: 
Marya Ursin, Artistic Director, Mystic Paper Beasts/Dragon’s Egg
Phone:860-535-3346; cell: 860 444 7247 (better)
Email: mybeasts@aol.com The Mystic Paper Beasts/Dragon’s Egg Receives Three Grants!! In winter 2021/ 2022 With great gratitude ***CT Cultural Fund Operating […]


Echo at the Egg!

An echo is created, repeated and transformed in free play with Space and Time. ECHOensemble explores what it means to practice change through listening, movement and sound. They create immersive performance-installations, rousing vibrations from the space and moment. Directed by Jonah Udall, ECHOensemble comes together in a shared practice called SHIFT, born from Mary Overlie’s […]


Sophie Maguire and Emma Goode at the Egg

Sophie Maguire and Emma Goode are long time friends and newish collaborators. They are both practicing landscape architects with backgrounds in choreography and political science (Sophie) and photography, horticulture, and geography (Emma). After four years working in traditional landscape architecture firms, the two women are exploring how to expand their landscape architecture practice to include […]


Jakub Margosiak Showing at the Egg on Dec. 1 at 4:30

December 1st, 4:30, at the Dragon’s Egg Work in progress presentation by Jakub Margosiak – artists-in-residence at The Dragons Egg. Apocalypse. For the past two weeks, I have been exploring images from the Book of Revelations. I have been working with them, embodying them and transforming… I would like to share with you a few […]


Alex Cavaliere and Dancers in residence

Beatriz Castro, Cassidy Grady, Milie Nelson, Abby Rose, Bailey Yates, Lavy. Alex Cavaliere and dancers were in residence at the Dragon’s Egg for about 10 days in November, and have just left. Here is a bit about them. Xo m VERBAL ANIMAL IS AN NEW YORK CITY BASED IMMERSIVE PERFORMANCE COMPANY. WE ARE AN ENSEMBLE […]


Live Film Streaming by Permafrost, at the Egg!

Greetings! Permafrost is in residence at the Dragon’s Egg all week. There will be an Online offering of a live play being performed and recorded at the Dragon’s Egg this week!! I hope you can come! See the details below. The High Priestess is a livestreamed performance with shows Wednesday the 16th, Thursday the 17th, […]


Falls Kennedy at the Egg

falls kennedy hey, that’s no way to say goodbye.html Falls Kennedy is so incredibly grateful to Marya Ursin and Mystic Paper Beasts for keeping Dragon’s Egg open for artists and collaborators, most especially this past year. Two (too brief!) stints at Dragon’s Egg in October and April have been a true light and haven during […]


Reaction Dance

Reaction Dance Company has been in residence at the Egg!


Maia and Medea fly at the Egg, in Residency

Maia&Medea are versatile multidisciplinary circus and dance artists who have worked together for several years in solo and ensemble projects. We are working on splicing together our two solo shows into an integrated program. We spent this week at the Egg devising points of encounter and overlap, and fleshing out the shape of the whole. […]


Use Fee and Membership Fee

Membership is required of anyone using the Egg for any purpose. The minimum rate is $20 per person, per calendar year (January – December) and need only be paid once in that year. Use Fee For individual artists and their companies This fee is applied each time a group or individual comes to the Egg. […]


Join the MPB/Dragon’s Egg Community

Greetings! Autumn, 2020 This has been an unusual year for the Dragon’s Egg, as it has been for all of us. The Egg was shuttered beginning in March, and has remained so until recently, when we have carefully and guardedly opened in a minimal way to small, longer residencies, a few rehearsals, and a couple […]


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 Egg is Partially Open

The Egg is partially re opened! We are having residencies, though there are limitations regarding the numbers of people allowed, and we have various health forms re covid and such in place for residents to attend to. There are a couple of classes happening – please check with the presenters, as well as rehearsals by […]


Dragon’s Egg Re Opening Plans

Greetings! I hope you are faring well in this glorious season of sun and thunderstorms, that you are sheltering in place as much as you can, and taking care of yourselves and of others by wearing masks and practicing social distancing. The Egg has been closed to all activity since early March, and is beginning […]


The Quiet of the Dragon’s Egg

In these precarious times, It is spring time at the Egg!  The field is flourishing, the daffodils have blossomed and gone, the grass is growing, the windows are bright, the floor is gleaming.   The space awaits you – but, not yet!  We hope to be re opening, with caution, in mid July, depending on local […]


The Dragon’s Egg Remains Closed

We have decided that the Egg will remain closed until May 26th. I am so sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment this may occasion for people. All classes and residencies will not meet until more is clear to all of us. Do take care of yourselves, stay home, be safe, walk in beauty.  The Dragon’s […]


TWO IN SEVEN BILLION

TWO IN SEVEN BILLION will be in residence at the Egg!     TWO IN SEVEN BILLION immerses viewers into a world that they have never experienced before.   Alex and Jessica’s work is original, thoughtfully crafted, and works to reshape what dance performances can be.   They are inspired by electrifying dance theatre mixed […]


ECHO at the Egg

  An echo is created, repeated and transformed in free play with Space and Time.     Showing!! this Sunday , March 1st, at 5 pm at the Dragon’s Egg. Do come join us!   ECHO will be at the Dragon’s Egg in residence again! They combine making music, playing the instruments, moving with and […]