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Yearly Archives: 2016

One Night Stand Returns!

Submit a work in progress or come check out what’s on offer! After a few years hiatus, we are excited to welcome director/producer Tatiana Carnevale to the team to refresh the One Night Stand concept and relaunch it in 2017! We’ve extended the submission deadline to January 15th, so writers if you are working on […]

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Cabaret of Monologues

Join us in March as we celebrate International Women’s Week with our annual Cabaret of Monologues. This year’s theme is Starting Over with a focus on new beginnings, including stories collected from immigrant and refugee women. You can catch the full line-up on March 11th at 4pm or 8pm. See the full line-up or book […]

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Grant Writing and Taxes for Artists Workshop

Join us on November 20th to launch this year’s workshop series! Writing grants and filing your taxes can be incredibly intimidating, but the benefits can most certainly outweigh the costs, so Sarasvàti Productions has put together a workshop to help. On Sunday November 20th from 2pm-5pm come on down to the 4th floor classroom at […]

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Shattered Tour

We are excited to have launched our tour to schools and youth groups! “I wish they had this when I was in high school,” was a repeated response from audiences when Shattered previewed to a large crowd on October 6th at Graffiti Gallery. In preparation for the launch of Shattered into Manitoba schools and education […]

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Women’s Comedy Night Fundraiser

We are so excited to share some of Winnipeg’s funniest women on November 16th at the King’s Head! Come for the laughs and support life-changing theatre at the same time. Tickets available at the door, from the comics or on-line with a $2.50 processing fee.

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Shattered Preview

On October 6th at Graffiti Gallery we will share our high school tour, Shattered, developed with youth who have struggled with mental health issues. This is a unique chance for audiences to experience the play, be part of the interactive nature of the show and contribute to the ongoing dialogue around mental health. The show […]

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Sarasvati and Culture Days!

Join us to celebrate Culture Days on October 1st! With over 400 events in Manitoba, there will be plenty to see and do. We will be opening up a rehearsal of our high school tour Shattered from 4-6pm at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (400 Colony Streets). Feel free to pop in and […]

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Antonette Rea Poetry Reading

On September 24th at 1pm FemFest guest artist Antonette Rea will be doing a free public reading at Bison Books! Join celebrated trans* woman street poet and activist Antonette Rea as she reads from her collection of works. Rea uses her poetry to draw the scenes of a life lived on the streets of the […]

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Sherry MacDonald Reading

seduction theory playwright

On September 16th at 1pm join FemFest artist Sherry MacDonald at the John J. Conklin Theatre (University of Manitoba) for a free public reading from her work. Come hear from a professional playwright and have an opportunity to ask questions! Primarily a playwright, Sherry’s plays have been produced in Vancouver, Calgary, and Orlando Florida and include among […]

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FemFest 2017 Call for Submissions

CALL FOR SCRIPTS AND PROPOSALS FEMFEST 2017: COMING OF AGE Celebrating Winnipeg’s 15th Annual Festival of Plays by Women for Everyone Sarasvàti Productions is accepting submission for its 15th annual FemFest, which will take place in September 2017. We are currently seeking submissions of finished scripts and proposals of work in progress for us to […]

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