Posts Tagged ‘puppet’

The Odyssey that Was

The Odyssey that Was A week has passed, and I think of the stories we told, all dangled from Homer’s tale of journey and adventure and impediment to progress and loyalty and blood and bondage of various sorts and transformation and magic and love. The players made such a rich time for all – for […]


Odyssey Project is Coming

We are costuming, excitedly getting ready to be characters and gods from the Odyssey! Come meet Circe and Agamemnon and Polyphemus and watch the storms and pigs at play in the changing times of Odysseus! Come to the Odyssey Project, this Saturday! June 22 at 4 pm at the Dragon’s Egg at 401 Shewville Road, […]


Odyssey Project

The Odyssey Project is This Saturday!!   June 22 at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg! The Odyssey – meet Circe and the Sirens and the Cyclops and the persevering Odysseus! Question Penelope. Go to the Council of the Gods.  All of this, for you!  and all of us – come be our audience for this […]


The Odyssey is Coming!

In one month!! on June 22, at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, will be the Odyssey Project.   This is an assemblage performance project in which various artists do a five minute “riff” on the text by Homer. It will include dance, theatre, mask, puppet, monologue. This is a one time only event, and […]


Hygienic Egg

The Hygienic Egg is Sunday, March 10th, at 12:30, at the Hygienic Galleries.  Artists associated with the Dragon’s Egg will come together to create a promenade performance event at the amazing Hygienic Galleries on Bank Street, in New London.  The prompt is Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, by TS Elliot, so, generally speaking, the […]


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 […]


The Hygienic Egg Breathed, and well.

It was a wonderful event today at the Hygienic Art Gallery. My heart was wide, and my eyes full of tears and laughter, by turn, in the presence of the performers’ many ways of entering this, the Poetry of Death. I thank them for their poetry, honesty, generosity, their ways of being, here, and now, in […]


Hygienic Egg!

Come join us this Sunday for the Hygienic Egg, a performance that moves through all the galleries of the Hygienic Arts in New London, Ct.    The performers come from far and near, and all are associated with the Dragon’s Egg.  Here is our programme! I hope to see you there! March 18 at 12:30. xox […]


Hygienic Egg 2017

March 12th, 12:30 pm, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, Ct.   The Hygienic Egg, an assemblage project which takes place at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, under the auspices of, and with performers from, the Dragon’s Egg circle of performers and friends, will take place on March 12th.  Performance at 12:30. The performance […]


Meta Meta at the Egg

I look forward to seeing you at the Metamorphoses Project next Saturday, June 25, at 4 pm, at the Egg.   Come a bit early so that you catch the preshow roving by gods and goddesses, nymphs and beasts. And, for you preparation, you might want to listen to the Incredible String Band for this whimsical […]


The Metamorphoses – an Assemblage Event!

  The Metamorphoses – an Assemblage Project   Come to this year’s Narrative Project, an assemblage of riffs on Ovid’s Metamorphoses!  The text is vast, moving from chaos to creation to metamorphic misdemeanors to violence and to the chaos of power.  There will be dance and song, monologue, puppetry, and theatre.   This is our […]


Bread and Puppet

Dan took a lot of pictures of Bread and Puppet visiting Dragon’s Egg last weekand also made a little film of the extraordinary experience which you can find on his YouTube site at this address:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYongEvPlaQ&feature=youtu.be After their brass band greeted arrivals they gave a little street performance about greed in politics, 911 and Maggie Thatcher’s phrase There Is No Alternative  TINA […]


Bread and Puppet at the Egg!


Marya at Worcester Art Museum!

Marya will be doing her Solo performance version of SkyTails, using dance and mask, text and puppet, scroll story and song, to tell a series of Native American stories at the Worcester Art Museum, this Saturday, November 14th, at 11 am, at the Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609 I hope to […]


Quixotic Dreams!!

The Quixotic Project will be at the Dragon’s Egg on November 7th (Saturday) at 4 pm = a one time only event, suitable for all ages.  This is a series of riffs and reflections on Don Quixote, and will include local and distant dancers, actors, monologuists, puppeteers, hoopers.   Please join us!  Donations encouraged.See Don Q […]


Marya Solo at the Day School

Marya will be performing excerpts from her solo version of Skytails tomorrow, September 17, at the Fay School, in Massachusetts, as a part of the Young Audiences Massachusetts arts and performance festival!  yay…


Dragon’s Egg Presents at Triskelion Arts

On Saturday, September 26th at 2 pm:  Dragon’s Egg Presents at Triskelion Arts,   a concert of dance, theater, music, created by ten artists and companies who have had residenciesin the past year at the Dragon’s Egg, a retreat/rehearsal space near Mystic, Connecticut.  The event is assembled/directed by Marya Ursin, artistic director of The Mystic […]


A Journey through the Stars

March’s hairy hare hops hauntingly close – Rabbit!  It is here! And March 8th, Sunday, at 12:00, is the time for the A Journey through the Stars and Planets, an astrological view, performed by Dragon’s Egg artists and friends, and held at the Hygienic Galleries on Bank Street in New London. This will be a […]


Peter Pan at the Egg: the Pan Project!

Pan!   The Peter Pan Project!!    is coming up – so hold the date   on June 21st, at 4 pm  at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Road, Ledyard for information: contact me (marya) at mybeasts@aol.com    This is a one time only adventure!   Peter Pan is our beginning point, with performers offering riffs on the […]