Special Events and Performances

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 […]


Stonington Gardens by the Sea

  It was lovely – on Friday, performing in the Como Children’s Garden – where children plant, tend, cook, and eat!, and then in front of the Library in Stonington, where Beasts rambled and cavorted variously with those who were in attendance at the Stonington Garden Club’s Gardens by the Sea event.   By the […]


Beasts and Poets and Gardens!

The Mystic Paper Beasts are collaborating with the Stonington Garden Club for the summer Gardens by the Sea on June 10-11. We shall be Beasting about, and hosting poets reading poems about the gardens of our lives (on or near the library square, and then around cannon square)…roughly between 11 and 1 on Saturday. On […]


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 […]


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 […]


Nicky Checker playwrighting students at the Egg!

LIVE, ONE-CHARACTER-WONDER PERFORMANCES AT THE DRAGON’S EGG Scripts written and performed by adult students (and actors) from Nicholas Checker’s Exploratory Playwriting & Filming program — held at the Thames Club, New London and in coordination with the Garde Arts Center & Flock MakerSpace — will be performed live at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Rd, […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Tellabration!! This is the Programme

Tellabration!!! Nov. 14, 2021, Sunday, at 4 pm, in person, at the Dragon’s Egg. Suitable for all ages! (You will remember that last year, we were on zoom!) The Egg is participating, as it has for many years, in the statewide event of Tellabration, which is organized by the Ct. Storytelling Center, which now has […]


Tellabration at the Egg on Sunday, November 14th at 4

Tellabration!!! Nov. 14, Sunday, at 4 pm, in person, at the Egg. The Mystic Paper Beasts and the Dragon’s Egg have, for years, decades?  participated in the annual, state wide, November celebration of story telling.  The Ct Storytelling Center is providing us with an experienced teller, Steve Long, and I then expand it to include […]


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 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 […]


Contemplative Art Practice Series with Jessica Cerullo

Contemplative Art Practice at the Dragon’s Egg Are you interested in exploring the play between contemplation and art making? Do you (seek to) delight in the improvisational stage of the art-making process? Do you enjoy spaces where you can be both alone and together as you lean into the support of a community of fellow […]


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, […]


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, […]