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The Voices of Community series began for Sandglass in 2005 when the NEA first supported us to run a theater series that addressed issues of racial diversity in our predominantly white community. Over the last several years, this series has grown to include other aspects of diversity, and in combination with our partnership in the National Performance Network (NPN) has enabled us to bring several artists to our community for week-long residencies. These residencies have greatly enriched our connections with the community.

Voices of Community 2016

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Voices of Community: Art, Food, Shelter, Justice

a presentation of Sandglass Theater and Next Stage Arts Project

November 13-20, 2016


Voices of Community brings together artists,

Eric Bass and Carlton Turner: Vermont Public Radio

RacePeace_Vermong_HS_KIds_HR (63 of 65)On May 6, Eric Bass of Sandglass Theater and Carlton Turner of M.U.G.A.B.E.E. spoke with VPR’s Vermont Edition about the recently-completed Race Peace residency and its impact upon the local community.

Race Peace Comes to Brattleboro


RACE has crystallized as a crucial, defining issue of our nation and our era. Every week, we read about another incident involving the death of an unarmed African-American man, or the punishing, irrational marginalization of a person of color. This issue belongs to all of us,

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,

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