Monthly Archives: January 2018


Year end appeal goal in sight
Thanks to all of your support Sandglass has almost reached the year end fundraising goal of $20,000.  It is not too late for you to pitch in toward the flourishing of our area’s beloved puppet theater.

Teaching puppetry

Sandglass Theater fosters the development of the art of puppetry by offering workshops for children and adults in our community and beyond.  Workshops give participants techniques for building, animating and performing puppets as well as composing puppet pieces.  To book a workshop for your school,

Sandglass Theater on Tour


Babylon tells the story of today’s refugees: their sense of home, their arduous journeys and the challenges of resettlement. Performed by puppets and actors with moving panoramas known as crankies. Babylon weaves together the stories of people recently resettled from Syria,

Punschi at Skirball, Los Angeles

Shoshana Bass and Jana Zeller of Sandglass Theater present a collection of delightful and compelling short puppet pieces in Punschi. Perfect for kids and adults alike, Punschi features hand puppets, a miniature circus, music, and lots of laughs! 

Sandglass at The Yard

Sandglass Theater puppetry workshop and Performance at The Yard

Sandglass will be in residency at The Yard in Martha’s Vineyard, MA January 15th- 20th.

Teaching and performing artists Shoshana Bass and Jana Zeller will be
participating in The Yard’s Making It residency,

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from Sandglass Theater!

Sandglass Ensemble Speaks:
Eric Bass and Ines Zeller Bass
Seventh and last of a series of comments by Sandglass performers and designers.

As founders, Ines and I are very pleased to see new life and projects flow into Sandglass. 

Babylon on Tour


Flynn Center
Burlington, Vermont

Shows on January 12-13  8:00pm

The fallen mythic civilization of Babylon becomes a metaphor for the destruction and destabilization that is leading much of the world into a refugee crisis of mythic proportion.

Sandglass Ensemble Speaks: Jana Zeller

Year End Appeal

Puppets are an exciting means to engage children with their imaginations, encourage creative play, break down social barriers and act as an effective means of communication. Puppets open a door to discovering an interactive experience of narrative,