Posts Tagged ‘music’

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, […]


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 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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


Clare Byrne and the Celestials, open showing at the Egg

A SHOWING of LIVE MUSIC-IN-PROGRESS at the DRAGON’s EGG – please join us, as we all gratefully step back into live performance… Saturday June 26, 2021 5:00PM at the Dragon’s Egg Clare Byrne and members of The Celestials – Amy Larimer, Nicholas Leichter, and Dan Strauss – will be offering the fruits of a first […]


Falls Kennedy at the Egg

falls kennedy hey, that’s no way to say goodbye.html Falls Kennedy is so incredibly grateful to Marya Ursin and Mystic Paper Beasts for keeping Dragon’s Egg open for artists and collaborators, most especially this past year. Two (too brief!) stints at Dragon’s Egg in October and April have been a true light and haven during […]


Valentine Poets and April Earth

The poetry reading yesterday was lovely, with voices varied about the joys, losses, insanities, fantasies, whimsy, impossibleness, of Love. (By Jim Long) Our next pubic zoom event with be what is usually our early March Hygienic Egg. This year, we are on zoom, and we have moved the date to late April, to include a […]


Tellabration is Sunday, November 15, at 4 pm, via zoom

Tellabration is Sunday!!! I hope you can join us! Marya Ursin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Tellabration! Time: Nov 15, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) You may donate via PayPal:  paypal.me/dragonseggstudio. https://paypal.me/dragonseggstudio?locale.x=en_US Or by cheque to the Mystic Paper Beasts. 8 Hancox Street, Stonington, Connecticut 06378 Join Zoom […]


Join the Dragon’s Egg/MPB as a Member!!

Mystic Paper Beasts Theatre Company 8 Hancox Street, Stonington, Connecticut 06378 860 535 3346; www.dragonseggstudio.org mybeasts@aol.com; dragonseggstudio@gmail.com Board of Directors: Mystic Paper Beasts David Jaffe, president David Dorfman Producer: Dan Potter Kato McNickle, vice president Ara Fitzgerald Artistic Director: Marya Marya Ursin, secretary Jeremy Pickard Daniel Potter, treasurer Shannon Sexton Potter Dragon’s Egg Jessica Cerullo […]


The Plague Project Programme

Programme for the Plague Project – a Zoom experience! August 15, 2020 A series of explorations and reflections upon Camus’ book, The Plague —with wide latitude for choice of inspiration! The actors, dancers, puppeteers, poets, and musicians give of their time and their generous talent freely. If you are able to give a donation to […]


The Quiet of the Dragon’s Egg

In these precarious times, It is spring time at the Egg!  The field is flourishing, the daffodils have blossomed and gone, the grass is growing, the windows are bright, the floor is gleaming.   The space awaits you – but, not yet!  We hope to be re opening, with caution, in mid July, depending on local […]


Hygienic Egg

Set your clocks forward and come!  to the Hygienic Galleries, in New London, Ct, On this Sunday, March 8th, at 12:30 pm, to see dance, theatre, hooping, puppets, all in response to the poetry of Emily Dickinson! This is a one time only performance, and should last about an hour or so. March 8th at […]


ECHO at the Egg

  An echo is created, repeated and transformed in free play with Space and Time.     Showing!! this Sunday , March 1st, at 5 pm at the Dragon’s Egg. Do come join us!   ECHO will be at the Dragon’s Egg in residence again! They combine making music, playing the instruments, moving with and […]


Valentines for Dragons

Happy Valentine’s Day! May you be well…and celebrate Valentine, or Lupercalia, or dies Februatus!  May you speak with another, take tea with friends, be a peace within. I send love, Marya


Ariel Lembeck in Residence in February

Ariel Lembeck is a dance artist and dance maker based in Brooklyn whose artistic practice incorporates materials, improvisation and video. Her work has been presented by Triskelion Arts (WaxWorks), JudsonChurch (STUFFED), The Jack Crystal Theater (SWELL 2.0), The Footlight (MerdetheShow), Ruth Page Center for the Arts (Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival), The Floor on Atlantic […]


Echo returns! returns returns in 2020

  An echo is created, repeated and transformed in play with Space and Time   ECHOensemble comes together in an awareness-based practice of repetition and evolution called SHIFT, born from Mary Overlie’s Viewpoints, Steve Reich’s “process music”, Pauline Oliveros’ Deep Listening, and years of messy research. ECHOensemble had their public debut at Dixon Place in January, 2019, […]


Anne Belliveau – New Year’s Retreat 1/25

  January’s New Year Retreat on the 25th.  About the event: Participants are guided through a signature process of discovering and activating the energetic frequency of their highest intentions for the New Year.  It is a very freeing, clarifying and empowering process!  (Nothing like your old New Year Resolutions, lol.)  The retreat will include journaling, […]


University Settlement Dragon’s Egg Presents

Lesley Farlow in Flight Patterns It was amazing and glorious, our concert at University Settlement, featuring performances by Egg residents selected from the past two years: Clare Byrne, Nick Leichter, Amy Larimer, Jamie Graham, Ara Fitzgerald, Brynne Billingsley, Amy Larson, Lesley Farlow, Jason Rabin, Claire Porter, Lindy Fines, Breckym Drescher, Rachel Gill, Chelsea Hecht.   […]