Posts Tagged ‘dance’

Erin Landers at the Egg: of body of body

  There will be a showing of work by Erin Landers and dancerson Wednesday, August 10, at 5 pm,at the Dragon’s Egg!Please come join us.. From Erin Landers, who will be in residence at the Egg: “of body of body” of is a movement myth for our times. The loose narrative of the piece follows […]


Mystic Outdoor Arts Festival

    August 12th and 13th!! and I shall be on the programme on the 12th, at Mystic Seaport, as a part of the Mystic Arts Festival!I hope you can come! xo Marya  https://moafpa.comhttps://www.mysticchamber.org/art-festival/


Fables Afoot!

  Come join us Sunday! August 7th, at 1 pm,At the Dragon’s Egg,401 Shewville Road, Ledyard For the Fables Project!A visiting of a handful of fables by Aesop and others,   To be followed by croquet, bacci,perhaps a picnic (bring your own), all followed by Birthday Cake for Dan Potter!Contact Marya at mybeasts@aol.com for more […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents Kickstarter!

There is a kickstarter afoot! Dragon’s Egg Presents! We are once again producing a concert in NYC showcasing Dragon’s Egg Residents, – all of whom have been at the Egg since Covid hit, since we closed, and cautiously re opened. This will be our second year at the extraordinary University Settlement in downtown NY.   […]


Cornfield Dance and a NEST Grant!

A NYC dancer/choreographer friend of mine, Ellen Cornfield, will be in residency at the Dragon’s Egg (401 Shewville Road, Ledyard) for a few days in August., as a part of a NEST grant which Cornfield Dance, Windhover in Massachusetts, and the Dragon’s Egg, have won! They will be performing on Tuesday, August 23rd at 4 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Marta Renzi at the Egg

Marta Renzi and Dancers at the Egg!! Marta Renzi, Nyack-based choreographer and filmmaker, will be joined by 3 dance artists from Rhode Island: Crespo Rosario, Alexis Van Maluski and Brooklyn Toli (pictured at right) in the film Through Mabel’s Eyes. Their residency will be the first steps in the creation of a new work that […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


Alex Cavaliere and Dancers in residence

Beatriz Castro, Cassidy Grady, Milie Nelson, Abby Rose, Bailey Yates, Lavy. Alex Cavaliere and dancers were in residence at the Dragon’s Egg for about 10 days in November, and have just left. Here is a bit about them. Xo m VERBAL ANIMAL IS AN NEW YORK CITY BASED IMMERSIVE PERFORMANCE COMPANY. WE ARE AN ENSEMBLE […]


Two in Seven Billion were in Residence

This, from the dance company recently in residence at the Egg. We are so fortunate to be able to host such amazing dancers and theatre makers! photo by Effy Grey “TWO IN SEVEN BILLION is a physical dance theater company based in NYC established by Alex Schmidt and Jessica Eckardt. During our time at the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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! […]