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Review of D-Generation by Jim Lowe

Published November 24, 2013 in the Times Argus


Theater Review: Puppets share humans’ dementia

By Jim Lowe
, Staff Writer

Beauty, pain and humor combine to make “D-Generation: An Exaltation of Larks,” Sandglass Theater’s poignant take on dementia,

Eric Bass’ Keynote in Calgary

Eric Bass, Sandglass Theater

Keynote in Calgary from Sandglass Theater on Vimeo.

HowlRound; Staging The Glass Menagerie with Puppets


There are two things about Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie that suggest a staging including puppets. The first is that the piece is a memory play. Puppets love memory plays. The second is that Laura lives in a world of glass animals.

Network of Ensemble Theaters/TEN Shareback


Sandglass Theater – Working toward a Puppet Dramaturgy in El Salvador

Spring 2015 Grant Recipient

Sandglass Theater (Putney, VT) collaborated with Teatro Luis Poma (San Salvador, El Salvador) on a puppetry production of G.E. Lessing’s Nathan the Wise,

HowlRound, The Myths of Puppet Theater

Eric Bass
May 14, 2014

Every object has natural properties. For the moment, I will use the words puppet and
object interchangeably. The puppet is, after all, an animated object, and while object
theater is different from puppet theater,

University of Connecticut Article by Reay Kaplan

The Art of Eric Bass
by Reay Kaplan
student paper for Trends in Contemporary American Puppet Theater
University of Connecticut

Eric Bass is truly an innovator in the world of puppetry.

Carlton Turner speaks at Voices of Community


Keynote 14Nov2016 from Sandglass Theater on Vimeo.

For those of you who were not able to attend or would like to see it again, here is the keynote address of Voices of Community:  Imagining the Re­ Integration of Art and Humanity. 

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Read the article by Peter Sampieri, 2013 Intensive participant, about training with Sandglass Theater.

Published in the Winter 2014 issue of the Puppetry Journal, the quarterly magazine of the Puppeteers of America