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Performances by Nee Dance/Theatre

Holding One’s Own: Stories about Living with Breast Cancer   Holding One’s Own is a performance based on the collected stories of women living with breast cancer. Using text, dance, movement, acting and music, the performers trace the challenges faced by these women from diagnosis, treatment, and becoming a survivor. Interpersonal relationships convey the gratitude, […]


Kickstarter!

  Thank you so much for your support of the KickStarter project for the Dragon’s Egg Presents concert on December 7th, at 1:30 pm, at  University Settlement, on Eldridge Street, NYC. Wow! I am hugely grateful to all of you! I hope to see you here, there, some place in time.  I send love, in […]


Hadar Ahuvia and Shira Eviatar will be in Residence at the Egg

HADAR AHUVIA & SHIRA EVIATARPOSSESSING Possessing brings together artists Hadar Ahuvia and Shira Eviatar to collaboratively question their shared, inherited trauma of the Israeli nation-state, asking “How do we move together?” Ahuvia, unpacking Ashkenazi heritage in institutionalized Zionist folk dance, and Eviatar, recentralizing Arab/Mizrahi aesthetics in contemporary performance, incite dialogue around appropriation, legacy, and settler-colonialism. […]


Kickstarter has a Goal

(Marya as the Goat at the Hygienic) 58 backers! 58 hours to go! We are fully funded, and so thrilled and grateful to all of you!! I send love on this first day of Autumn, just after the equinox! (celebrating the light at the Egg) I especially thank the donors to this Kickstarter Project, Dragon’s […]


Kickstarter Campaign for the Fall Concert at University Settlement

I have just launched a kickstarter project! Please feel free to share this widely, to help us to support this particular dream! xo marya https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dragonseggpresents/dragons-egg-at-university-settlement-nyc-in-december?ref=project_build#


Yoga shifts for Marya for the next few weeks

Updates Yes, yoga on August 26th, at 4:30.  No yoga on Labour Day. Yes, yoga on August 11th (Wednesday) at 4:30. And then we are back to normal.   5 pm on Mondays! What a lovely brisk late summer day, with clouds rolling in.  My daughter and little grand are expected, that we may celebrate my […]


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 Ravine Jaynes have a Showing!

July 7 at 5 pm at the Dragon’s Egg – a showing of work in progress by the Raving Jaynes! The Raving Jaynes: Improvised Dance/Theater is a highly physical improv duo that creates spontaneous theater for intimate spaces. Weaving together techniques from clown, dance and improv, the performers, Jamie Graham and Amy Larimer, play between […]


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 […]


Raving Jaynes

The Raving Jaynes:Improvised Dance/Theater is a highly physical improv duo that creates spontaneous theater for intimate spaces. Weaving together techniques from clown, dance and improv, the performers, Jamie Graham and Amy Larimer, play between mediums. Movement, text and sound are twisted together to transform what waits in the empty space into sweaty stories.  Nothing is […]


Summer Dance!

Summer Dance Sampler at the Dragon’s Egg:     Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 (unless otherwise noted)   June 5 – July 24;  each class @$15   Each class is a separate registration, and pre registration is required so that we can see if the class is a “go” or not.  If there is not […]


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 […]


Vinyl Release! Clare Byrne

Hello Friends!  The vinyl (& final) release party for my album Celestials is coming up in a month, at Best Video Film & Cultural Center, just north of New Haven, CT where I now live. Best Video is a very cool unusual venue –  a cultural resource/archive for video rentals – and for wonderfully diverse music and art […]


Nadine Project in June Residency

Join us Saturday June 29th at 4pm for a first look at our newest works in progress! The NADINE Project (New Artists Dance in New England) was created to encourage professional choreographers and support their work in a congenial environment. This ‘playground’ residency for making dances is under the mentorship of its founders, Libby Nye […]


Summer Classes at the Egg

SUMMER YOGA 2019:  DRAGON’S EGG   The schedule will also be posted on our website:  www.dragonseggstudio.org Pre registration for the session is requested, and will determine whether or not the class is a “go”.    Dragon’s Egg 401 Shewville Rd., Ledyard, Ct.  (exit 89, or 90 from I 95)   Monday evenings at 5 pm […]


The Circus is Coming!

Coated presented by Open Ring Circus: work in progress showing Thursday May 2nd, 8pm Dragon’s Egg Studio Open Ring Circus is currently in residency at the Dragon’s Egg Studio and will be presenting the first draft of their new show on Thursday May 2nd at 8pm in the Dragon’s Egg Studio. Everyone is welcome and […]


Toby Vera Bercovici in Upcoming Residence

    We are a group of female theater artists from New York City, Ithaca NY, Portland ME, and Northampton MA, exploring King Lear through a feminist and sound-based perspective. Our working title is Women Making Big Noises: Or, King Lear.   The photo is from a different show, but both of those actresses will […]


Beasts Perform

Marya has been enjoying her solo performances this past month, all of them outside of Boston: at the Bennett Hemenway School, Elizabeth Lyons School, and Lilya Elementary School.   She feels vastly blessed to be doing such joyful work! The children are so engaged and fun!  The faculty are such fine guides for the educational […]


Beastie Workshops

The Mystic Paper Beasts have been romping with second and third graders of late.   Marya has gone into several schools, teaching workshops of mask, movement, and storytelling,   using the Beasts’ masks, with great glee for all.      


Hygienic Egg a purring success!

The Hygienic Egg was a purring success!   The Artists all responded to the prompt of T.S.Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, each creating a “riff” or response to the text. (this is Amy) Thank you to the performers, and to the Hygienic Galleries in New London, which provided us with the space through […]


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 […]


Hygienic Egg!

March 10th at 12:30 at  the Hygienic Galleries in New London.  Come join us!!  


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 […]


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 […]