Special Events and Performances

The incredible lightness of being, with some events

  As you probably know, the Beast Barn burned to the ground on 3/24. The Egg was severely damaged, and will be closedthrough spring 2025. Meanwhile, Marya will be performing, Beasts will be roving; we shall have monthly living room play readings, and local and online events.   8/31-9/28: Hygienic Art, 79 Bank St., New […]


Play Reading of Dead Man’s Cell Phone

Our first living room informal play reading (with tea and such) will be on Saturday, July 20th, from 2-5.   Dead Man’s Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl A number of interested readers have responded they would like to be a part of the reading.This play has 7 characters, and the stage direction reader; here are the […]


Play Readings and Tea at the Hancox House

  Hi! I am going to be hosting a series of  “living room play reading with tea” afternoons at our home at 8 Hancox Street.  If you are interested, do be in touch with me, Marya, at mybeasts@aol.com.   I hope that these may become monthly.   We shall begin with a reading of Sara […]


Just to keep you Updated

  Just to keep you updated: Work is proceeding apace. Because the insulation was smoke infused, it is being removed, which is a labour intensive process. My understanding is that, once mitigation is completed, the builder engaged by ServiceMaster will engage in all permits, zoning conversations, et al, and re building will begin likely in […]


Hygienic Egg is on Sunday, April 28, at noon on zoom!

Hi! The Hygienic Egg will be on zoom next Sunday, April 28th – celebrating women in environmentalism, or more generally, the earth (Earth Day is this Monday), and Women as the keepers of the earth.There will be a group of poets and performers to honour the Earth. Earth Day is Monday, April 22. I am […]


Nicky Checker and Local Playwrights at the Egg!

On Saturday, Jan. 20th, there was a performance of “Exploratory Playwriting”.   The program featured scripts deemed “One Character Wonders” from classes taught by Nicholas Checker at the Thames Club in New London, in coordination with the Garde Arts Center and Flock MakerSpace.  Each script presented an emotions tour de force in which a single […]


Maia and Medea at Theatre for a New City

CONJUNCTION This is a tale of two travelers, told through a blend of aerial, dance, contortion, text and video. One is on a quest to find a place in the world through responsibilities to history, moving from alienation to purpose and meaning. One is on a quest through the wilderness of the psyche, moving from […]


Skytails at the Waterford Library, Friday, November 10th, at 2 pm

  Skytails at the Waterford Library, Friday, November 10th, at 2 pm Tellabration has begun!  Tellabration is a  celebration of storytelling throughout the state, organized by the Ct. Storytelling Center, located in New London. The tales told by the Mystic Paper Beasts Theatre Company are original or traditional folk stories, expressed through humor and movement, […]


Holiday Sale at the Egg

  Greetings! The annual Holiday Bazaar at the Dragon’s Egg(401 Shewville Road, Ledyard: http://www.dragonseggstudio.org) will be on Saturday, December 2nd, from 1-4 pm. We usually have vendors of soaps, clothing, art work, jewelry, books, jams, knitwear, and more, and would love to have You as a vendor! The cost for each vendor is a mere […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents was a Thing of Beauty and Breath

  The annual performance I present in NYC of dancers, actors, musicians, who have been in residence at the Dragon’s Egg in the past year, or two, was this past Saturday, Sept. 23rd, at 2 pm, at University Settlement’s wonderful Speyer Hall. Our lighting designer was Emma Rivera and our stage manager was LD Kelley. […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents – Reservations and Directions

  Greetings!   Hi, Reservations are now Open for Dragon’s Egg Presents, a concert that will present work by various Egg residents from the last year, at University Settlement, at 184 Eldridge Street, NYC. For the Dragon’s Egg Presents concert on Sept. 23, at 2 pm,at University Settlement in NYC,184 Eldridge St., NY, NY So […]


Cancelled: Stroller Scene at the Egg on Saturday, August 19th, at 3 pm

Stroller Scene showing on Saturday at 3 is Cancelled, because they are fully ensconced in working on the play, and want to keep working. This is what the Egg is for – the development of work, playing, creating, dreaming. I have known this group for many years: the founder was a student of mine at […]


Marya tells tales at MOAF

  Come! August 12th, from 4-8, to the Seaport, for a series of eclectic offerings – music, drama, dance, and Moi! telling a story in mask. My time slot will likely be on the early side – like 4:30?I hope to see you there.xo marya https://moafpa.com/


Marya at the Seaport!

  The Mystic Art Festival/walk is next weekend, and, on Saturday, August 12th,there will be performance arts at the Seaport on a small open stage from 4-8! I am on as a Mystic Paper Beast at 4:55 for a brief storytelling (15 min)… Do come!Mystic Seaport75 Greenmanville AveMystic, CT 06355  


Alison Cook Beatty Dance at the Egg on July 26th

  Alison Cook Beatty Dance at the Egg, thanks to a grant from NEFA/Nest At the Dragon’s Egg on July 26th – workshop at 2:30 pm and dance performance at 4 pm. Please come!! Alison Cook Beatty Dance is so excited and honored to be coming up to share our art and dance with you! […]


Ripostes! Dan and Alice in poetic conversation

  Come! for “Ripostes” Join us at 4 pm on Wednesday, July 12th, for a conversation of poetryby Dan Potter and Alice Pero. Dan and Alice daily exchange poems from either side of the country. They began this practice after a high school reunion some eight or nine years ago,and have continued ever since. This […]


Beasts in Bridgeport!

    Marya will be performing the solo show of Sky Tailsat 2 pm, on July 15th,at the lovely Black Rock Library on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, Ct. Black Rock Library2705 Fairfield Ave.Bridgeport, CT  06605 Do come join me!It will be great funxo marya


Upcoming Summer Events at the Egg

We have lots of artists in Residence during the summer, and we also have various Public Events coming up!  Please join us!  With glee and delight, we offer: Hold the dates – at the Dragon’s Egg: July 12 at 4 pm – Dan Potter and Alice Perowill have a conversation in poetry and she will […]


Ripostes: a conversation in Poetry

RIPOSTES 2023, an ongoing dialogue in poetry   Sometimes an elephantbecomes a horsea dragon thena crane but gyres of an eaglesend them runningunder covermore than rain Dan Wide as the skythe eagle dreamsin circles Implacable eyeseems to seedistancesNo one knowshow far he hears Alice In 2014 Dan Potter & Alice Pero met up after 50 […]


Bird of Peace with Golden Rule


Tai Chi with David Chandler at the Egg on June 21 at 6 pm

  David Chandler, tai chi master, will be offering a class intro to Tai Chiat the Dragon’s Eggon June 21st at 6 pm.Class fee is $15Minimum class size is 8. Please contact me to register! This will be such a fine class – do come. This requires pre registration: contact marya at mybeasts@aol.comxo marya (this […]


Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Egg on August 5th

  Soooo the theme for this summer’s Narrative Event will be A Midsummer Night’s Dream! by Shakespeare, with all its confusions and fantasies.dance, theatre, puppets, song, hooping, mask, spoof, the palette is wide open. The date will be August 5th at 4 pm. This will be an indoor event, with activities outside as well. Do […]


Garet and Dancers at the Egg June 4th at 5

  Hold the date!   June 4th at 5 pm at the Egg! Here is a note from Garet, who will be presenting a dance showcase at the Egg. My name is Garet, and I’m the director and creator of the award-winning contemporary dance company, Garet&Co. Garet&Co will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg Studio […]


Dances of Peace at the Egg on May 28

  Come Join the Circle…As we continue to dance live at the Dragon’s Egg. This month we will focus on rememberance with a special focus on Nicholas Lizza who joined the Beloved on May 19th. Dances will be led by Walia & Christopher (Nick mentored both),Cynthia and Shems Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PMWhere: The Dragon’s […]