Eric Bass and Carlton Turner: Vermont Public Radio

On May 6, Eric Bass of Sandglass Theater and Carlton Turner of M.U.G.A.B.E.E. spoke with VPR’s Vermont Edition about the recently-completed Race Peace residency and its impact upon the local community. Listen at the link to discover how this unique series of workshops served to initiate a positive (and productive) conversation with students and police about the issue of race in Vermont. Read More…

Next D-Generation Performances:

Thanks to all who came out to see us on our Spring Tour! Our next performance of D-Generation will be this fall at our biannual international puppet festival!

September 11-20, 2015
at the Puppets in the Green Mountains festival
Brattleboro, VT

See the full tour schedule here

Next up at Sandglass

June 13, 7:30 p.m.
A debut performance by:
Big Woods Voices

Big Woods Voices is the union of four veteran area singers celebrating their common passion for a cappella harmony: Liz Rogers, Becky Graber, Will Danforth, and Alan Blood.

For the full events list, click here

In the Works: Natan el Sabio

Sandglass Theater is in collaboration with Teatro Luis Poma (El Salvador) to create a a provocative new production based on G.E. Lessing’s 18th Century play about religious and cultural intolerance.
The piece is scheduled to be completed and ready for touring by the end of 2015.

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The Myths of Puppet Theater

Sandglass' Artistic Director, Eric Bass, has recently been featured on the website HowlRound, an online center for the Theater Commons, with his latest essay.
In this essay, Bass explores some of the fundamental misconceptions about the role of the puppeteer in bringing life to a puppet.

Read the Essay Here