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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,

puppet crimes dates changed

Where’s Kasper?

The dates have changed!
Come see this work-in-progress showing at Sandglass
November 30th and December 1st!

Puppet Crimes
By Jana Zeller, Spybird Theater
Friday November 30th and Saturday December 1st at 7:30 pm
A work in progress showing
$12/students and seniors,

Thank You!

THANK YOU!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here and Away

Coming soon to Sandglass Theater

Puppet Crimes
By Jana Zeller
Friday and Saturday October 12th and 13th at 7:30 pm
A work in progress showing
$12/students and seniors, $14/general admission
Kasper and Gretel

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.

Joshua Holden

Festival Spotlight

“Mr. Holden has dedicated his shows to lightening the mood of all in the theater, puppets and humans alike. ” – The New York Times

Spend your afternoon with The Ambassador of Joy and award-winning puppeteer,

Meet Fred

Tickets are selling fast! Don’t miss your chance to catch all the shows you’re hoping to see!

Festival Spotlight

Hijinx are a high level, culturally unique group that specializes in making work with mixed ability casts.

Festival Calendar

Festival Calendar
A guide to the Puppets in the Green Mountains shows and events

WEDNESDAY 9/19

Film: The Dark Crystal
Jim Henson Company
7pm, Latchis
Tickets available HERE

THURSDAY 9/20

Gala Opening
5:30pm,

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