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D-Generation: An Exhaltation 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,

on tour

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,

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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. 

Sandglass appeal

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.

Catch Puppet Crimes this weekend at Sandglas

On Friday November 30 and Saturday December 1 at 7:30pm, Sandglass Theater in Putney will present Puppet Crimes, an original hand puppet show by Jana Zeller and her Spybird Theater. This raucous puppet piece features traditional German hand puppet heroes Kasper and Gretel as they struggle to survive in an old shack on the margins of society.

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Managing Director of Sandglass Theater

Sandglass Theater (SGT) is dedicated to the arts of theatre and puppetry as a means to explore contemporary issues, inspire dialogue, and spark wonder. We achieve this by creating original ensemble performance and collaborations,

community partnerships

community members tell you why:
The Putney Food Co-op is a key partner to bring art and food to the table

“There is a synergy between the Putney Food Co-op and Sandglass Theater. 

When I Put On Your Glove at Sandglass

by Shoshana Bass
Playing at Sandglass Theater November 23 and 24th at 7:30 pm

A piece about belonging, memory and love between generations.

This year as part of the Putney Craft Tour Sandglass Theater is pleased to present When I Put on Your Glove.

This year at Sandglass Theater

Dear friend of Sandglass Theater,

The close of 2018 finds us excited by new possibilities. Our theater is at the center of a growing international movement to reimagine theater — finding new ways of creating,

When I Put On Your Glove

Away and Here

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On November 23rd and 24th at 7:30 pm When I Put on Your Glove by Shoshana Bass will play the stage at Sandglass Theater in Putney. Last year Eric Bass took Autumn Portraits to the Lizé International Puppet Festival in Taiwan then returned to Putney to play this signature piece at Sandglass Theater for the last time.

Luminaries

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LUMINARIES In the Shadow of the Polish Avant Garde

Hear a whispered tale about an artist’s life while watching an intimate puppet show for just two people. Travel through the tunnel of shadows into a laboratory where you can wield your own lights and puppets,

upcoming shows at Sandglass Theater

Mark your calendar for winter season shows at Sandglass!

When I Put On Your Glove
by Shoshana Bass
November 23 & 24 at 7:30 pm

This year as part of the Putney Craft Tour Sandglass Theater is pleased to present When I Put on Your Glove,

Sandglass Theater’s Crankie! Weekend

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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,

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