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Art exhibit

 

Exhibit of art works by Ines Zeller Bass
at Next Stage

August 23 through November 20

Artist Reception: Saturday, August 25, 4:00–6:00pm

Artist statement: The characters in my pictures are like puppets on a stage.

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Dear Sandglass Theater Patron,

Sandglass is hard at work creating a more just and peaceful future for our local, national and international communities through the art of puppetry. By performing, teaching and presenting locally and worldwide we aim to inspire new generations of diverse artists and audiences to embrace puppetry as a means to seek truth,

The Gallery at Next Stage presents art by Ines Zeller Bass

INVITATIONS: MY OTHER WORLD

Exhibition-3-DSC_0022-300x200Through November 20

Artist statement: The characters in my pictures are like puppets on a stage. They wait patiently in the wings of my fantasy until they are ready to step out to perform their act.

Festival Preview

Festival Preview

Puppets in the Green Mountains is proud to present

HIJINX THEATRE from the UK
In a dark comedy about the economy and learning differences

9/22, 4:30 PM, New England Youth Theatre, Brattleboro tickets
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Puppet Crimes at Sandglass Theater

Friday and Saturday November 30th and December 1st, 7:30 PM
Kasper and Gretel
by Jana Zeller

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Sandglass Theater in Putney will present Puppet Crimes, an original hand puppet show by Jana Zeller and her Spybird Theater.

When I Put on Your Glove, Punschi and Puppets in the Green Mountains

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When I Put On Your Glove

Fury Factory Festival, San Franscisco

A puppetry, dance and spoken word piece by Shoshana Bass about belonging, memory, and love between generations.

Thursday July 12 at 8 p.m.,

Puppet Crimes and When I Put On Your Glove in July

Puppet Crimes at Great River Theater Festival

Sandglass associate artists Jana Zeller and Kalob Martinez present two original hand puppet pieces at Main Street Arts in Saxton’s River

El Beto

El Beto by Kalob Martinez is a one man,

When I Put On Your Glove at the Putney Craft Tour

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40TH Anniversary of Putney Craft Tour

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celebrated as Craft, Culinary and Performance Weekend

November 23, 24, 25

Thanksgiving weekend is a big cultural draw to Putney,

Puppet Crimes

Puppet Crimes at Mayo Street Arts

Puppet Crimes: El Beto / Kasper & Gretel

Friday, June 29 at 7:30pm

Reserve Seats Here

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summer intensive and audition opportunity

Summer Intensive application deadline extended!

Sandglass Theater offers a two-week intensive workshop in Puppet Theater this August 5 – 18, 2018. This program is for  puppeteers, teachers, actors, directors, designers and writers who want to expand and deepen their skill and understanding in the art of the puppet.

Audition notice

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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.

Puppets in the Green Mountains

Tickets on sale now!

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 Camp

Puppet Camp for Kids with Jana Zeller at Sandglass Theater
July 23 – July 27, 2018 from 9 am – 3 pm Ages 9 and up, Cost: $240

smilekidandpuppetEach participant will build a table top puppet. We will create props and a set,

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,

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