Recognition and Awards

The artistic excellence of these works is exemplified by the recognition we have received over the years and the continuing demand for our productions from teachers and parents.

We have received broad and critical acclaim for the high caliber and artistic staging of our works in The New York Times, Newsday, New York Daily News, Amsterdam News, New York Parent Magazine, el Diario and other media. CBS Evening News, NY- 1 (Parenting Segment) and local television have featured us. We have made featured appearances at Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Symphony Space, Emelin Theatre, Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, American Museum of Natural History, the Brooklyn Museum, and other cultural institutions. In addition, SBT has appeared on Mister Roger's Neighborhood, Vegetable Soup, Romper Room and the PBS special anniversary production, Kids 13. We have received awards from the Office of New York Governor Mario Cuomo, Office of Mayor Rudolf Giuliani of the City of New York, the Public Health Association of New York, the First Manufacturer's Hanover Community Service Award, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, and Metropolitan Hospital Center.

We created an educational video for the New York City Department of Transportation. Our children's books, tapes and CDs have received excellent reviews from the American Library Association's Booklist and from School Library Journal, and we received an ALA "Children's Notable Recording" for How the Turtle Got Its Shell. In addition, Sandra Robbins has received a Woman of Distinction award from the YWCA of Brooklyn.