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D-Generation Mary Segment

An excerpt from a video segment Michel Moyse created for D-Generation, a Sandglass Puppet Theater performance work exploring dementia. This excerpt is adapted from Michel’s personal experiences with his mother, who suffered from dementia for many years before passing away last year.

Introductory Filmmaking/Digital Editing Class

Introductory Filmmaking/Digital Editing Class

This course is offered through the Windham Regional Career Center and is designed to teach high school students the fundamentals of filmmaking. Students explore the skills and knowledge involved in screenwriting, directing, cinematography, lighting, picture and sound editing. Then students learn how to digitize and edit footage together in the …

D Gen Mary

The Boston Globe on “D-Generation”

The Boston Globe’s story “Puppets tell story of dementia in D-Generation” highlights the process for developing the stories, the show, and ultimately, the transformative effects it had on the show’s participants and creators. Sandglass Theater began working “D-Generation: An Exaltation of Larks” in 2008. The show premiered in 2012. Read …

Sandglass Puppet Theater's Elwood puppet

The Brattleboro Reformer on D-Generation

The Brattleboro Reformer calls Elwood ‘outgoing and mischievous…an old guy who’s personality matches the bulldog on his sweatshirt”. The articles goes on to describe some of Elwood’s other charming characteristics, and it’s hard to believe he is talking about a puppet. And that’s the point. The realism of the characters, …

D-Generation International Press

…these astonishing creatures… which are in reality our doubles, our secret brothers, sprung from a shadow within us…one learns more…than from the many laborious works on the human condition that are proposed to us by philosophers, psychoanalysts and psychologists. —Dernieres Nouvelles D’Alsace, Strasbourg, France …ascends the absolute heights of theater… …

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Words and Video 2011

In the fall of 2010 and again in 2011, CDA collaborated with Write Action and the Brattleboro Literary Festival to present an exhibition of videoart that explores the intersection of video and poetry or prose. The 2011 exhibit featured individual works inspired by the writing of local Brattleboro authors. Collaborating …

Tim Mayo Rewound

Video and Poetry 2010

In the fall of 2010 and again in 2011, CDA collaborated with Write Action and the Brattleboro Literary Festival to present an exhibition of videoart that explores the intersection of video and poetry or prose. The 2010 exhibit featured individual works by Michael Hanish, Michel Moyse, and Humberto Ramirez. Collaborating …