The Commons Profiles Paul Zaloom and Puppets in the Green Mountains

Shoshana Bass and Paul Zaloom recently spoke with The Commons to voice their reactions to Senator John McCain’s accusations about Zaloom's work and the Puppets in the Green Mountains 2015 International Festival. Click the links to read more!

Eric Bass Invites Senator John McCain to the ninth Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival

Eric Bass recently invited Senator John McCain (R-AZ) to this year's Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival.

You can read the full text of his letter here.

Next Up at Sandglass

Puppets in the Green Mountains

Sandglass Theater is presenting our ninth international Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival: Walking to the Borders from September 11 to 20, 2015, with a tidal wave of puppet experiences in and around Putney and Brattleboro, Vermont.

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In Performance: Natan el Sabio

Sandglass Theater is in collaboration with Teatro Luis Poma (El Salvador) to produce a provocative new piece based upon G.E. Lessing’s 18th-century play about religious and cultural intolerance. Directed by Eric Bass and Roberto Salomon; puppets and set design by Ines Zeller Bass; set paintings by Jana Zeller; music by Scott Ainslie. Natan el Sabio was performed in August 2015 in San Salvador.

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The Myths of Puppet Theater

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

Read the Essay Here