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Seeking performers! Sandglass Theater, based in Putney Vermont, is looking to hire two performers for touring Babylon, a performance based on testimonies of resettled refugees. We are looking for good singers – a bass and a tenor — who can hold their own in 4-part a capella harmonies.

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Opening the Doors

September 20 – 23

Sandglass Theater is excited to announce our 10th Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival: Opening the Doors.

Summer at Sandglass

summer greetings from Sandglass!
a way to celebrate with puppetry all season

Punschi at Strolling of the Heifers

Saturday June 2 in Brattleboro, VT

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Puppet Building Workshop Weekend

June 8 – 10 at Sandglass Theater in Putney,

Here, there and everywhere!

Sandglass associate artists Jana Zeller and Kalob Martinez present original hand puppet pieces at The Great River Festival in Saxtons River
July 6 – 8
El Beto

El Beto by Kalob Martinez is a one man,

Sandglass associate artists at The Great River Festival

handpuppetnightJana Zeller and Kalob Martinez present original hand puppet pieces at The Great River Festival in Saxtons River
July 6 – 8
El Beto

El Beto by Kalob Martinez is a one man, bilingual, hand puppet version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and is set in the world of the Mexican drug cartel.

When I put On Your Glove

glovefuryWhen I Put On Your Glove is a puppetry, dance and spoken word piece that explores a daughter’s relationship to her father’s work building upon a premise that puppets are containers of memory. In it, a daughter explores what it means for her to slip into her father’s art and not just the form,

Punschi plays on

Punschi

just arrived back from tour in Southern California where Shoshana Bass and Jana Zeller played for audiences in theaters, schools, libraries and festivals.

“I feel so in love with our work, with the people it connects us to,

Punschi at the Retreat Farm

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Sunday, May 27th at 11am

A collection of delightful and compelling short puppet pieces presented by the Sandglass Theater. Perfect for kids and adults alike, Punschi features hand puppets, a miniature circus, music, and lots of laughs!

Puppet Camps

With Shoshana Bass at Main Street Arts in Saxton’s River
dsc8130-previewJune 25-29th from 9am – 3pm   Ages 8-12, Cost: $240
Build a variety of simple puppets of different sizes, embellish them with character and costume, and learn techniques for animating the puppets and creating story with them.

Summer Intensive

Amirah-Poster1Amirah Sackett Residency

The hip-hop group We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic was conceived of by dancer Amirah Sackett in 2011, a moment Sackett referred to as “a really tumultuous time in history as far as Islam is concerned.”Determined to shift the terms of the conversation,

We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic

By Amirah Sackett
A Voices of Community residency including workshops, performances and school engagement.

In this significant time in which we must collectively try to understand the nature of our diversity, Sandglass is excited to have the opportunity to bring Amirah M.

And they’re off and running!

Punschi from Sandglass Theater on Vimeo.

Punschi
Video by Willow O’Feral

Punschi features hand puppets, a miniature circus, music,

Amirah Sackett worskhops and performance

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The hip-hop group We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic was conceived of by dancer Amirah Sackett in 2011, a moment Sackett referred to as “a really tumultuous time in history as far as Islam is concerned.”Determined to shift the terms of the conversation,

opportunities to learn at Sandglass

Weekend Workshop in June

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,

Puppets in the Green Mountains

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Every couple of years the little town of Brattleboro,Vermont welcomes puppeteers from around the world. To the delight of the national puppetry community and local audiences alike, Sandglass Theater’s, Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival has become Southern Vermont’s premier puppetry attraction,

Punschi Goes West!

Bob Baker Marionette Theater
Los Angeles April 28, 10:30 a.m.

Perfect for kids and adults alike, Punschi features hand puppets, a miniature circus, music, and lots of laughs!  http://www.bobbakermarionettetheater.com

Punschi at Skirball Puppet Festival
Los Angeles,

Sandglass celebrates Ines’ final performance of Isidor’s Cheek

Sandglass celebrates Ines’ final performance of
Isidor’s Cheek
Saturday March 31 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Sandglass Theater will present this season’s final performance in the Winter Sunshine Series on March 31st at 11 am and 2 pm. 

Isidor’s Cheek

Isidor’s Cheek
by Ines Zeller Bass of Sandglass Theater

Saturday March 31st at 11 AM and 2 PM

Southern Vermont’s favorite puppet theater event for young audiences closes its eleventh season with a special farewell performance of Isidor’s Cheek by Sandglass co-founder Ines Zeller Bass.

Puppet Building Workshop

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workshopbannerUnder 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, techniques for painting puppet faces,

Performances, workshops and camp!

Punschi show and workshop

Punschi at Syrup Festival
Sunday March 11

Punschi is traveling south to Shelburne Falls, MA where Piti Theatre will be serving up their 9th annual SYRUP: One Sweet Performing Arts Festival in Shelburne Falls on Sunday,

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