Posts Tagged ‘theater’

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 […]


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 […]


Nicky Checker playwrighting students at the Egg!

LIVE, ONE-CHARACTER-WONDER PERFORMANCES AT THE DRAGON’S EGG Scripts written and performed by adult students (and actors) from Nicholas Checker’s Exploratory Playwriting & Filming program — held at the Thames Club, New London and in coordination with the Garde Arts Center & Flock MakerSpace — will be performed live at the Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Rd, […]


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. […]


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 […]


Jakub Margosiak Showing at the Egg on Dec. 1 at 4:30

December 1st, 4:30, at the Dragon’s Egg Work in progress presentation by Jakub Margosiak – artists-in-residence at The Dragons Egg. Apocalypse. For the past two weeks, I have been exploring images from the Book of Revelations. I have been working with them, embodying them and transforming… I would like to share with you a few […]


Egg Bazaar and Theatrical Reading!

UPCOMING THEATRICAL READING OF FANTASY NOVEL, and then, a Holiday Bazaar!! Saturday, December 4th 1:00 – 2:00 PM at the Dragon’s Egg Theatre & Dance Studio, 401 Shewville Rd, Ledyard, local author Nicholas Checker will perform theatrical readings from his fantasy adventure novel, DRUIDS, and from its prequel novelette, FREEBOOTERS. Generous, signed discount copies of […]


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 and Heedless but Heartful

marya as arachne I Thank the Performers for their wonderful flights of fancy, spooky inventions and memories, films and music, tales and poems, spinnings and beings!! They were wonderful! It was a nicely glitchy time, -those naughty ghosts, no doubt! – glad for the opportunity for humility and patience, in our ever shifting changing creative […]


Headless and Heedless – come!

Sunday, October 31, at noon, via zoom. Link is below. The Heedless Horseman, by Dan Potter, is one of the offerings tomorrow! See the zoom code below. xo m A teacher of etiquette up from Connecticut came to a party as Ichabod Crane In a castle of vassals Katrina Van Tassels his hostess bewitched him […]


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 […]


Contemplative Art Practice with Jessica Cerullo at the Egg

Monday, October 25th, at 10:30 am, and the last Monday of every month through April, 2022. Guided by Jessica Cerullo. Do come! namaste, marya Screen Shot 2021-09-17 at 12.46.07 AM.png Contemplative Art Practice at the Dragon’s Egg Are you interested in exploring the play between contemplation and art making? Do you (seek to) delight in […]


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 […]


wld(flwr) Showing at the Egg, Wednesday, 9/22 at 5 pm

Please come! A showing by the Artists in Residence at the Dragon’s Egg, this Wednesday, at 5 pm. Audience must wear masks and sign a waiver. I look forward to seeing you! namaste, Marya Newly-established dance collective, wld(flwr), is in residency at Dragon’s Egg from 9/20-9/24, researching their premiere work together. The collective consists of […]


Contemplative Art Practice Series with Jessica Cerullo

Contemplative Art Practice at the Dragon’s Egg Are you interested in exploring the play between contemplation and art making? Do you (seek to) delight in the improvisational stage of the art-making process? Do you enjoy spaces where you can be both alone and together as you lean into the support of a community of fellow […]


Dramatic Reading on August 29 at 4 pm

photos by Sheila Rock (As with any indoor event at the Dragon’s Egg, you must be masked, distanced, and sign a waiver. xo m) “SAGA OF MARATHON” DRAMATIZATION AT DRAGON’S EGG On Sunday, August 29th, 4:00 PM, local author Nicholas Checker will present a staged theatrical reading of select sequences from his popular new novel, […]


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 […]


Live Film Streaming by Permafrost, at the Egg!

Greetings! Permafrost is in residence at the Dragon’s Egg all week. There will be an Online offering of a live play being performed and recorded at the Dragon’s Egg this week!! I hope you can come! See the details below. The High Priestess is a livestreamed performance with shows Wednesday the 16th, Thursday the 17th, […]


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 […]


Maia and Medea fly at the Egg

Maia&Medea are versatile multidisciplinary circus and dance artists who have worked together for several years in solo and ensemble projects. We are working on splicing together our two solo shows into an integrated program. Last winter at the Egg, we worked on devising points of encounter and overlap.. This time in spring, we further developed […]