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Dan’s Solo Show opens on July 6th

    Opening Wednesday, July 6from 5 – 7Mouse Americawelcomes you to the opening ofDan’s July Art ShowPeace from Piecesat the Hoxie Galleryin Westerly, RI   from flotsam and jetsamDan has assembleda group of new friends for you to visit this month   in the marvelous and enormousHoxie Galleryabove the Westerly Public Libraryin the center of townLibrary […]


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. […]


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 […]


Marya a part of the RAISE training

I am excited to have been selected to be a part of the RAISE education program, offered via Young Audiences. I am on the roster of Young Audiences Mass, but this is a national thing, and I had to apply, and am thrilled to be included. It focuses on SELs: Social and Emotional Learning.. It […]


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 […]


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. […]


Family Holiday Frolicing!

We had a lovely and convivial time at the Egg with a small group of children and parents on the 23rd of December. We ran, played, went high on the swing, painted masks, made music, played games, did some gymnastics, chatted. Everyone went home with little bags of cookies or cakes. It was spacious, masked, […]


Egg Bazaar! And Theatrical Reading by Nicky

Holiday Bazaar! And – it is over! An afternoon of friendship, cartwheels, and amazing works of art and craft! December 4th, from 1 – 4:30, at the Dragon’s Egg Dramatic reading by Nick Checker, followed by a Holiday Bazaar. Come one, come all – all ages welcome. Holiday Bazaar! jewelry, books, clothing, soaps, ceramics, homemade […]


Egg Bazaar and Theatrical Reading!

UPCOMING THEATRICAL READING OF FANTASY NOVEL, and then, a Holiday Bazaar!! Saturday, December 4th 1:00 – 2:00 PM at the Dragon’s Egg Theatre & Dance Studio, 401 Shewville Rd, Ledyard, local author Nicholas Checker will perform theatrical readings from his fantasy adventure novel, DRUIDS, and from its prequel novelette, FREEBOOTERS. Generous, signed discount copies of […]


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 […]


Dramatic Reading on August 29 at 4 pm

photos by Sheila Rock (As with any indoor event at the Dragon’s Egg, you must be masked, distanced, and sign a waiver. xo m) “SAGA OF MARATHON” DRAMATIZATION AT DRAGON’S EGG On Sunday, August 29th, 4:00 PM, local author Nicholas Checker will present a staged theatrical reading of select sequences from his popular new novel, […]


Friday the 13th at the Mystic Arts Festival – Performances

Come see local performance artists this weekend, at the Seaport, as a part of the annual Mystic arts festival! The venue for the performances is the Seaport – see below. Marya will be telling a short tale from the Mystic Paper Beasts play, “SkyTales”, on Friday eve. David Dorfman will be performing on Friday, too! […]


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, […]


Somatopia at the Egg on August 5th at 5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0xQWdCjn9w A dance/theater performance by the Living Space Theatre Choreography, creation and direction by K.J. Holmes in close collaboration with the artists: Aneta Jankowska, Grzegorz Labuda, Jakub Margosiak Soma is defined as the body as well as the imagination within the body. Utopia is described as “no place” yet also “a field.” If our bones […]


August 5th Performance! Somatopia

Somatopia A dance/theater performance by the Living Space Theatre Choreography, creation and direction by K.J. Holmes in collaboration with the artists: Aneta Jankowska, Grzegorz Labuda, Jakub Margosiak Soma is defined as the body as well as the imagination within the body. Utopia is described as “no place” yet also “a field.” If our bones hold […]


Croquet at the Egg is on the Rain Date

Re the Croquet et al at the Egg, originally scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Egg: Currently, showers, possibly thunderstorms, are predicted for Tuesday, so the Croquet and Boules gathering will be on the rain date, which is Wednesday, 6/23, when it is supposed to be clear, or mostly clear! This is not really a […]


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, […]


Maia and Medea fly at the Egg

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. Last winter at the Egg, we worked on devising points of encounter and overlap.. This time in spring, we further developed […]


Raving Jaynes open showing at the Egg on June 7th at 5 pm

Hi! Please join us at the Dragon’s Egg on June 7th for the beloved duo, the Raving Jaynes, comedic dancer/improvisers who will be in residence, at 5 pm. Audience members will need to be masked, and we are limiting the number to 20, so be on time! I look forward to seeing you at this, […]


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 […]


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. […]