July 3 – 8, 2017
TELLING TALES WITH CRANKIES
with INES ZELLER BASS
Co-Founding Artistic Director of Sandglass Theater
A crankie is an old storytelling art form that has recently become hot again.
On Friday and Saturday, April 28th and 29th Sandglass Theater will present the first full work-in-progress showing of Babylon at Next Stage Arts Project at 7:30pm, with an additional fundraising event for the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program on Friday after the show.
Boston, MA. February 6, 2017:
Folk, Americana, and Bluegrass musicians, Joe Walsh, Mariel Vandersteel, and Eli West will be joining forces to carve out a unique sound on their upcoming New England Spring Tour. Drawing from the trio’s strong individual musical voices,
A week long residency with performance and workshops
The D-Generation team are gearing up to travel to the Pacific Northwest for an exciting residency in Seattle. On Sunday, March 5th at 3pm, Eric Bass, Ines Zeller Bass,
Sandglass Theater is working with Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program to create a performance that tells stories of the journeys of people who have fled war and violence.
Years ago, I was caught in a snowstorm coming home from Vancouver just before Christmas.
Last weekend, Punschi made it’s upper Broadway debut at Symphony Space. Sandglass enjoyed the wonderful hospitality of this beautiful venue and we were tickled at seeing “Punschi” up in lights!
Next month Punschi will be going to Boston with two Public library performances: February 23 at the Marlborough Public Library at 3 PM and February 24 at the Auburn Public Library at 4 PM. …
Puppets Without Borders
Please join Jana Zeller and Chris Yerlig in a slideshow and video presentation about their work with children in India, Monday Feb. 6 at 7pm at Next Stage Arts Project in Putney,
In November Jana joined Magicians without Borders and traveled to Mumbai, India, to teach and perform puppetry at an art camp for orphaned boys and girls. “Learning Beyond” is a camp designed to inspire underprivileged children to find confidence,
Anu Yadav (writer/performer) is a Helen Hayes-nominated actress, writer and theater-based educator dedicated to uplifting untold stories. As an actress, Yadav has performed with the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Imagination Stage, Theatre Alliance, and African Continuum Theatre,
…30 years and counting
Help us celebrate 30 years of vibrant puppetry and theater art in southern Vermont with a gift of at least 30 dollars.
In 1980, Eric and Ines met, and the rest is history—the inspired adventure in puppetry and theater art that is Sandglass Theater.
Join us for the Third Annual Crankie Fest at Putney’s Sandglass Theater on December 3rd and 4th.
Celebrating the magic and diversity of “crankies”, an art form that accompanies songs and stories with illustrated scrolls that are hand-cranked within small wooden theaters,
On Thanksgiving weekend Sandglass Theater presents Eric Bass’s annual performance of his award winning solo, Autumn Portraits. This year however will honor the changing of the seasons in a physical and metaphorical sense. Eric will be joined by his daughter,
D-Generation goes back on tour in October
After enjoying much success in Erfurt, Germany, D-Generation is embarking for two more weekends of performances, closer to home:
University of St. Joseph, West Hartford CT
Autorino Center for the Arts
Fri and Sat October 7 and 8 at 7:30 and Sun October 9 at 2 PM
Raritan Valley Community College North Branch NJ
The Theatre at RVCC
Fri October 14 at 7 PM and Sat October 15 at 3 PM
Popular ballad & Crankie duo returning to Sandglass Theater by very popular demand.
Sunday November 6th, 2016 at 7 PM
An evening of all new ballads and crankies
Anna & Elizabeth bring their intimate and haunting traditional music &
Chico Simões: Mamulengo Presepada
Saturday September 24 at 3 pm
Don’t miss it! One Show Only! The talented Brazilian Mamulengo handpuppet performer Chico Simões will be in the U.S. this September with his masterful performances of Mamulengo,
Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller
Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller perform country and old-time music, singing close harmony with Jesse’s unique finger-picked guitar style and a healthy dose of old-time fiddling. Emily was raised playing and singing old-time and country music (the Louvin Brothers and the Stanley Brothers were household favorites) with her parents while they traveled the world as journalists.…