Workshop weekends

About the program

Three days of intensive training at Sandglass Theater

Puppet Building Workshop
April 3 - 5, 2020

Under the masterful guidance of Sandglass co-founder Ines Zeller Bass and associate artist Jana Zeller, participants will learn the basics of a customized rod puppet. The process will include modeling a head and hands, techniques for painting puppet faces and constucting a fabric body. From this foundational structure students will create their own unique puppet characters. Get your hands busy and your imagination fired up during this weekend long immersion in the art of building your own puppet. This workshop is for people age 15+ of all levels of experience.

Workshop cost is $250 plus $25 materials fee. $50 deposit to hold you spot. Reserve your place by contacting


Introduction to Performing with Puppets
April 24 - 26, 2020

Sandglass co-founder Ines Zeller Bass and associate artist Jana Zeller will lead participants· through a number of exercises and concepts for breathing life into a puppet.· Through breath and the power of the imagination, students will develop skills for working with one-person and three-person puppets, as well as developing short performance pieces.