Posts Tagged ‘dance’

Year end Membership Letter for the Beasts and Egg

  On a balmy (!) November day, we look back at the year for the Mystic Paper Beasts, and at the Dragon’s Egg. Marya applied for four grants and we were very fortunate to receive: We received two General Operating Support Grant \for Theaters and Performing Groups, from Ct. Humanities and from the Dept of […]


University Set the Egg and Amazes

  Hi!!Dragon’s Egg Presents was Today, at University Settlement in NYC, and… It was indeed wonderful! A mix of dance and film and music and comedy, dramatic, serious, strong, graceful.I did not have a chance to take photos, alas, so have only a handful… All went smoothly, the audience was enthusiastic (and full house), old […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents – Program

      Yay!!Here is the working programme! for Dragon’s Egg Presents, at University Settlement, in downtown NYC, at 184 Eldridge St.For reservations @ $15 please email Marya at mybeasts@aol.comYou may use paypal or send a cheque for pre paid reservations,or have cash at the ready (or a cheque) at the door. https://paypal.me/dragonseggstudioOr by cheque […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents – tickets available!

  Tickets are now available for: Dragon’s Egg Presents!!! Which will be on September 24th, Saturday, at 2 pm. $15 each at University Settlement in downtown NYC, at 184 Eldridge St.(Subway directions are below – give yourself time to walk from the subway) Please make reservations by being in touch with Marya at mybeasts@aol.com. Identify, […]


Maia and Medea at the Egg

  In July, Maia Ramnath and Medea Exogiinos completed the filming for their long-cooking synthesis of dual solo projects on the convergence of our two journeys, featuring the Egg as the inspiration and intrinsic setting it’s been throughout the process. Crucial assistance in photography, videography and inspirational moral support came from Aida Mejia and Emela […]


Celestials at the Egg!

  Sunday, August 28th, at 1 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg! Do come!! Xo marya Hello Friends, Hope you are all doing well in this late summertime, with choruses of katydids and crickets and cicadas — truly sounds of the heavens, to me. Speaking of which: Celestials are incoming at the Dragon’s Egg this weekend! […]


Cornfield Dance at the Egg!

  Greetings! This is a phenomenal opportunity and offering at the Dragon’s Egg! Do join us on August 23rd, a Tuesday, for an open rehearsal at 3:30, followed by a performance at 4 pm, of Ellen Cornfield Dance, from NYC. Ellen Cornfield, will be in residency at the Dragon’s Egg (401 Shewville Road, Ledyard) for […]


Kickstarter is fully funded!!

Hiroshima: Autumn flowers in front of full moon, 1853 Sent: Sun, Aug 14, 2022 10:29 amSubject: Kickstarter is fully funded!! with one day to go…Dragon’s Egg Presents – Yay! Yay!   We are just past the Full Sturgeon Moon, and – We are fully funded! and a bit over, with our kickstarter, with one day […]


of body of body

  Wednesday, August 10th, there was a remarkable showing by the company in residence.   The entire work was viewed from above, and the dancers seemed to have shifted dimensions, as they danced full body on the floor, being tossed by seas, by sounds, moving like salamanders, walking (but prone or side ways), hearing shell […]


Marya will perform at MOAF

Marya will be performing for the Mystic Outdoor Arts Festival on August 12th! The performance portion of the festival will be on August 12 and 13 at Mystic Seaport, as it was last year (for the first time!). The renowned Mystic Arts Festival will be from the 12-14 on the streets of Mystic. I shall […]


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. […]