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Jonathan Flaccus

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Sandglass Theater recognizes the passing of Jonathan Flaccus, a former member of our Board. Jonathan served on the board in the mid-2000s, during the years of our collaboration with Sovanna Phum in Cambodia. He took a keen interest in the project,

Last chance this year to see a Winter Sunshine show!

The Winter Sunshine Series presents
The Pirate, The Princess and The Pea
by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre
Saturday March 30 at 11 am and 2 pm

Sandglass Theater’s beloved Winter Sunshine series concludes the 12th season of family puppet shows with The Pirate,

Gasping Whiteness

This Sunday at Sandglass Theater

Gasping Whiteness explores the impact of white supremacy on parenting in progressive, middle class communities.  The play tells the stories of two families (one white and one African-American) as they encounter divides of race and struggle to respond. 

Gasping Whiteness

Coming soon to Sandglass Theater

Gasping Whiteness explores the impact of white supremacy on parenting in progressive, middle class communities.  The play tells the stories of two families (one white and one African-American) as they encounter divides of race and struggle to respond. 

When I Put On Your Glove goes to Montréal

Festival De Castiliers

Friday, March 8 at 8:30pm
Paul-Gerin-Lajoie-d’Outremont Auditorium
475 Bloomfield Avenue
Montréal (Québec)

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Through puppetry, dance and spoken word, a daughter explores what it means for her to slip into her father’s art – both the art form and the actual pieces.

Milo the Magnificent

The Winter Sunshine Series presents
Milo the Magnificent
by Alex & Olmsted
Saturday March 2 at 11 am and 2 pm

Sandglass Theater’s beloved Winter Sunshine series continues the 12th season of puppet shows with Milo the Magnificent by Alex and Olmsted on Saturday March 2nd at 11 am and 2 pm at Sandglass Theater.

Training in Puppetry at Sandglass Theater

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April Weekend Workshops are a great way to engage with one aspect of puppetry for a concentrated weekend. Workshops include the art of puppet building, performing with puppets and using puppets as a tool for teaching. For ages 18+.

The Winter Sunshine Series kicks off with The Fairy Tailor by Sarah Nolen

The Winter Sunshine Series of puppet shows for families kicks off on February  9th
The Fairy Tailor
by Sarah Nolen

Saturday February 9th at 11 am and 2 pm at Sandglass Theater

Magical beings are known for their great sense of fashion.

When I Put On Your Glove

When I Put On Your Glove on tour!

Through puppetry, dance and spoken word, a daughter explores what it means for her to slip into her father’s art – both the art form and the actual pieces. This work addresses universal questions of belonging,

D-Generation: An Exaltation of Larks at NEYT

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Final performance of this award winning Sandglass production about dementia and care giving.

May 24 and 25

New England Youth Theatre
100 Flat Street
Brattleboro, VT

7:30 pm

April Workshops and Sandglass On Tour

April Workshop Weekends

Puppet Building Workshop
April 5-7

Under the masterful guidance of Sandglass co-founder Ines Zeller Bass and Sandglass company member Jana Zeller, participants will learn the basics of a customized rod puppet. The process will include modeling a head and hand,

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Babylon, Journeys of Refugees is on tour!

Babylon looks at the relationship of refugees to their homelands, lost and new, and the conflicts that exist within the countries to which they flee.

  • January 7 – 12 in residency at Bates College in Lewiston,

Happy New Year!

Sandglass wishes you a happy new year!

This year our thoughts are on Promise and Civility.

It is a time for reaffirming promises to ourselves, and also to each other. And it is an opportunity to see our future as promising.

Happy holidays

The Sandglass community is comprised of you, the people who participate by showing up to trainings, special events, and performances!

Puppets in the Green Mountains

“I attended the 2018 Puppets in the Green Mountain Festival in Putney,

Alan White speak of Sandglass Theater

Babylon ensemble member Alan White shares his motivation for becoming involved

“Babylon: Journeys of Refugees started my interest in Sandglass Theater. Through this performance Sandglass fosters conversations and empathy that are so crucial to our time that I wanted to be a part of it.

Sandglass and local schools

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Sandglass works with local schools
to bring puppetry to all children
Read what Herve Pelletier, principal of the Putney Central School
has to say about Sandglass Theater

“My purpose in writing is to offer my support and an enthusiastic endorsement for the educational outreach programming that has become an important part of the Sandglass Theater.

Crankie shows this weekend

On December 15th at 4pm and 7:30pm and 16th at 3pm Sandglass Theater brings you the mystique and low-tech charm of pairing song and story with rolling pictures. The roster of artists at this year’s annual Crankie Weeekend includes both old and new friends: Eric and Ines Zeller Bass,

Crankies

 

Coming soon to Sandglass Theater

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On December 15th at 4pm and 7:30pm and 16th at 3pm Sandglass Theater brings you the mystique and low-tech charm of pairing song and story with rolling pictures. The roster of artists at this year’s annual Crankie Weeekend includes both old and new friends: Eric and Ines Zeller Bass,

Bill Menezes

 

IMG_8895Sandglass Theater is sad to report the passing of our dear friend, mentor, and supporter, Bill Menezes.  During Bill’s long tenure as Director of the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, he presented Sandglass several times. 

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Sandglass brings international performance
to our community

Ben Pettitte-Wade of Hijinx Theatre from the United Kingdom
Visiting performing company during Puppets in the Green Mountains

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“In September 2018 we were lucky enough to be invited to the Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival hosted by the wonderful Sandglass Theater.

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