Posts Tagged ‘music’

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 – 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, […]


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 […]


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.   […]


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 […]