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Every year, Sandglass Theater is host to scores of world-class performances.

Do Elephants Dream of Eclectic Sheep?


The audience is invited to visit the bedroom and mind of a slumbering elephant whose dreams are just beginning to unfold. The elephant begins to question her fate as the contents of her room and mind reveal messages either fraught with meaning or frivolous…or perhaps both…or neither?

2014 – The Dolly Waggler’s ‘Gross Bliss’

Friday, Nov 7 – 8, 2014

at Sandglass Theater
$16 / $13  

On November 7th and 8th at 7:30pm, Sandglass Theater’s New Visions series presents The Dolly Wagglers from Northern Vermont, with their brand new Work in Progress,

Spybird Theater’s ‘Egg Noir’

Oct 24-25, 7:30pm  

On October 24th and 25th at 7:30pm, Spybird Theater brings Egg Noir to Sandglass Theater as part of this year’s New Visions series. Drawing on object theater and puppetry traditions,

Reflections on Cry You One


From Shoshana Bass

The last two weeks at Sandglass Theater have been a unique experience, unlike any program we have ever produced. To sum up the Cry You One residency necessitates the re-collection of all my senses: back to the welcoming sounds of the voices and instruments that would guide us through the rest of the events,

Cry You One Residency: Gumbo and Film


The much anticipated Cry You One residency gets rolling next week when Sandglass Theater and Vermont Performance Lab present The Jumbo Gumbo Combo at Next Stage Arts Project in Putney. The evening begins with a Louisiana gumbo supper,

2014 Voices of Community


Sandglass Theater and Vermont Performance Lab present
Cry You One

Created and Performed by Mondo Bizarro and ArtSpot Productions

September 9 to 21, 2014
This September, eleven New Orleans theater artists,

Double Image Theater Lab at Sandglass


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A Chance Shadow
July 18-19, 7:30pm

As part of this year’s New Visions series, we’re pleased to be host to the international collaborative team that is Double Image Theater Lab.

2014 New Visions Series

The next New Visions Series will take place in October- November of 2017.  Check back here soon for updates on this years exciting lineup!

The New Visions series is funded in part by a grant from the National Endownment for the Arts.

2014 Winter Sunshine Series

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Sandglass Theater
Kasper, Fritzi and Me
April 26, 2014

It’s a family affair as Jana Zeller and Shoshana Bass join their mother, Sandglass co-founder Ines Zeller-Bass, on stage to present some of Ines’

Winter Sunshine Series Presents


Sandglass Theater
Kasper, Fritzi, and Me
April 26, 1pm and 3pm

Featuring Ines Zeller Bass and her daughters, Jana Zeller and Shoshana Bass in a very special Sandglass Event!

Winter Sunshine Series Presents:

Crabgrass Puppets, March 29
Crabgrass Puppet Theatre
The Pirate, the Princess, and the Pea
March 29, 1pm and 3pm

Reserve tickets at
or (802) 387-4051

Spring is here but the 2014 Winter Sunshine Series of Family Performances at Sandglass Theater in Putney continues!

Puppets in the Green Mountains

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The Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival is an international puppet festival held every other year, here in Southern Vermont. Produced and Presented by Sandglass Theater, the 10 day festival of world-class puppetry, has presented companies from over 20 countries around the world.

2013 Puppets in Paradise

Past Voices of Community

In 2013, Sandglass Theater’s Voices of Community partnered with Next Stage Arts Project and Green Mountain Crossroads to present:

Lenelle Moise, Nov 2-3

Lenelle Moïse
Womb-Words, Thirsting
November 2-3, 7:30pm
 more info here

Past New Visions Series

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November 6 & 7

Redwing Blackbird Theater with Not4Prophet

Bitter Fruits and Combat Boots


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February 20 -22
Amanda Maddock and Co  (Vermont)
Do Elephants Dream of Eclectic Sheep?

The first Winter Sunshine Series’

All Winter Sunshine Series prior to 2010 here

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2013 Winter Sunshine Series

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