Posts Tagged ‘music’

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.   […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents December 7th

Dragon’s Egg Presents!!  On December 7th at 1:30 University Settlement at 184 Eldridge in NYC   Here are the closest subway  stops: B/D to Grand Street F to 2nd Avenue 6 to Spring Street (though this is the furthest “closest” stop)   xo marya Do come join us!!  xo marya     General Admission: $15 […]


Dragon’s Egg Presents

Dragon’s Egg Presents!!  On December 7th at 1:30 University Settlement at 184 Eldridge in NYC Do come join us!!  xo marya     General Admission: $15 (online), $20 (in person on day of show, cash only) Student/Senior: $10 (online), $15 (in person on day of show, cash only)   Special Online Only Discount: $8 (using code […]


Kickstarter!

  Thank you so much for your support of the KickStarter project for the Dragon’s Egg Presents concert on December 7th, at 1:30 pm, at  University Settlement, on Eldridge Street, NYC. Wow! I am hugely grateful to all of you! I hope to see you here, there, some place in time.  I send love, in […]


Kickstarter has a Goal

(Marya as the Goat at the Hygienic) 58 backers! 58 hours to go! We are fully funded, and so thrilled and grateful to all of you!! I send love on this first day of Autumn, just after the equinox! (celebrating the light at the Egg) I especially thank the donors to this Kickstarter Project, Dragon’s […]


ECHOensemble at the Egg: Showing on 9/2

ECHOensemble will be in residence at the Dragon’s Egg at the end of August, and will have a showing of work in progress on Labour Day, September 2, at 5 pm.  Do come!   ECHOensemble creates evolving architecture of movement and sound. Together, dancers and musicians become resonant bodies, instruments of space, dissolving their mediums […]


Luke Murphy and Dancers Showing

Luke Murphy and Dancers will have a showing of their work in progress this Friday, August 2nd, at 6 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg!   It will last for less than half an hour, and they welcome feedback, so feel free to stay afterwards to chat.   I hope to see you there!  xo marya […]


Luke Murphy and Company

  VILLAINS   While on residence Luke Murphy will be developing a new work with video designer David Fishel and dancers Eddie Oroyan, Zoe Gyssler, Omar Gordon and Hsiao Jou Tang title Villains. Villains is    a live graphic novel presented through dance, theatre, and animation, exploring the roles of hero and villain in contemporary […]


Summer Dance!

Summer Dance Sampler at the Dragon’s Egg:     Wednesdays at 5:30 – 6:30 (unless otherwise noted)   June 5 – July 24;  each class @$15   Each class is a separate registration, and pre registration is required so that we can see if the class is a “go” or not.  If there is not […]


Vinyl Release! Clare Byrne

Hello Friends!  The vinyl (& final) release party for my album Celestials is coming up in a month, at Best Video Film & Cultural Center, just north of New Haven, CT where I now live. Best Video is a very cool unusual venue –  a cultural resource/archive for video rentals – and for wonderfully diverse music and art […]


Holiday Bazaar on December 8th

Greetings! December 8th – Saturday – from 1- 4 pm Hold the date for our annual Holiday Bazaar and holiday gathering of friends, littles and large, at the Dragon’s Egg,  401 Shewville Road, Ledyard! I look forward to seeing you there, to sharing a bit of tea, to wandering mongst the vendors, hearing music, chatting […]


Sara Azriel brings her music to the Egg

Sara Azriel is a vocalist/songwriter/composer/pianist and music educator based in Rhode Island. www.saraazriel.com   After a decade of debilitating creative anxiety, I am most gratefully using the space to create a new relationship to my writing process. The piece I have been working on is about the creative process — I am essentially writing myself a […]


Kirtan at the Egg on October 24

  Celebrating Goddess Rising 10/24/2018     An evening of Kirtan, chant, music, dance and celebration of LIFE. Honoring the passing of Sara Mae, we will lift the energies and vibrations to support her on her new journey and bring peace to our longing hearts.      I will also use my residence to work […]


Allison and Anna at the Egg in October!

  Allison Snyder and Anna Nemetz are writers and performers based in New York City. While at the egg they will work on MY GIRL, a play that follows an intimate friendship over the course of 15 years. 


Jane Jane Yay Jane!

Yay! This year’s (15th!  annual) Narrative Project, conceived and assembled by Marya Ursin, was a great success!   It explored the story  and themes of the novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte,  with reflections in dance,  theatre,  monologue poetry music   and with Beastie Bits tossed in to entice a story line through our minds. […]


Jane Eyre Project

Jane Eyre – this year’s Summer Narrative Project at the Dragon’s Egg This Saturday!!!    June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm.  This […]


Jane Eyre at the Dragon’s Egg

Summer Narrative Project! June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm! This year’s theme will be Jane Eyre.   Woman writer, woman protagonist, good story arc, – enjoy the […]