Next D-Generation Performances:

March 20-22, 2015
at the Center for Puppetry Arts,
Atlanta, Georgia

March 26 & 29, 2015
at the Clayton Center for the Arts
Knoxville, Tennessee
Presented by Carpetbag Theatre

See the full tour schedule here

3 Major Grants Support Sandglass Festival and Programming

Sandglass Theater is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded three major grants! This support from the NEA, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Fresh Sound Foundation will help to fund the next Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival in September, as well as other programs in 2015.

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Next up at Sandglass

March 16, 7:00pm
New Ballads and Crankies
Anna and Elizabeth

March 28, 1 & 3pm
African Adventure Tales
Crabgrass Puppet Theatre

April 11, 1 & 3pm
Circus Minimus
Kevin O’Keefe

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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