Posts Tagged ‘all ages’

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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 and Heedless – come!

Sunday, October 31, at noon, via zoom. Link is below. The Heedless Horseman, by Dan Potter, is one of the offerings tomorrow! See the zoom code below. xo m A teacher of etiquette up from Connecticut came to a party as Ichabod Crane In a castle of vassals Katrina Van Tassels his hostess bewitched him […]


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 […]


Contemplative Art Practice with Jessica Cerullo at the Egg

Monday, October 25th, at 10:30 am, and the last Monday of every month through April, 2022. Guided by Jessica Cerullo. Do come! namaste, marya Screen Shot 2021-09-17 at 12.46.07 AM.png 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 […]


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 […]


wld(flwr) Showing at the Egg, Wednesday, 9/22 at 5 pm

Please come! A showing by the Artists in Residence at the Dragon’s Egg, this Wednesday, at 5 pm. Audience must wear masks and sign a waiver. I look forward to seeing you! namaste, Marya Newly-established dance collective, wld(flwr), is in residency at Dragon’s Egg from 9/20-9/24, researching their premiere work together. The collective consists of […]


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 […]