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Season of Transformation Announced!

We are excited to share the plans for our 2016/17 season! As announced at our recent season launch, this year’s theme is Transformation. Performances will explore moments of change, new beginnings and transforming perspectives. We know that our artists will explore new perspectives, and we hope that audiences will also be inspired by the work. […]

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Call for Monologues

For the 2018 Cabaret, details can be found here. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK CABARET OF MONOLOGUES Sarasvàti Productions is seeking monologues for female voices by Canadian playwrights for their annual cabaret to celebrate International Women’s Week (March 5-11, 2017). This year’s theme is ‘Starting Over’ and we are looking to bring the stories of newcomers, moments […]

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Bake-Off Call

CALL FOR MANITOBA FEMALE PLAYWRIGHTS Bake-Off – $500 Prize FEMFEST 2016: TRANSFORMATION Sarasvati Productions is currently accepting applications for their 6th annual FemFest Bake–Off which will take place in September 2016. For this portion of the festival we are seeking five courageous female playwrights, both seasoned and emerging, to participate. On Friday, August 19th at […]

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Yoga for Sarasvati!

On August 28th join Larry Isacoff for a 90 minute “Ease into September” Yoga class. The first half of the class will be a Gentle Flow and the remainder of the class will be devoted to a restorative practice. • The cost is $25.00. All proceeds will be donated to SARASVATI PRODUCTIONS. • August 28 […]

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Production/Tour Coordinator – Paid Internship

Sarasvàti Productions has an internship opportunity for a Production and Tour Coordinator. The individual must be a youth (under 30 years of age) and a post-secondary graduate. The candidate will have completed an undergrad degree in theatre, either with a specialty in production, stage management or cultural management. The role of Production/Tour Coordinator is funded […]

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Communing with Theatre

Have you checked out our blog lately? In the most recent edition our Artistic Director outlines her experience at the Magnetic North Theatre Festival in Whitehorse. Theatre in the bush, in a school, in an old railway station where a trolley now runs and rising out of the magical Yukon River. I’ve experienced that and […]

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FemFest 2016

Join us September 17-24 for our 14th FemFest – life-changing plays by women for everyone! We are very excited to announce that we are bringing clown phenoms Morro and Jasp to the festival. In addition we will welcome touring sensation Mouthpiece from Quote Unquote Collective and Miss Understood from the frank theatre company in Vancouver. […]

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FemFest 2016

Stay tuned for FemFest 2016 details.

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Support Mental Health

Dear Friends; “Silence is the illness.” This was said to me by a beautiful young woman who had battled an eating disorder, self-harmed and attempted suicide. The next week I was interviewing a geriatric patient at Selkirk Mental Health Centre and he tearfully told me that since his breakdown his friends had stopped calling, I […]

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General Auditions

GENERAL AUDITIONS are being held for Sarasvàti Production’s 2016/17 Season: FemFest 2016 High School Tour of the Mental Health Project Cabaret of Monologues Spring Production We are seeking a diverse range of actors of all ages, types, and backgrounds. A 2-minute contemporary monologue should be prepared. Auditions will be held on: Friday, June 3rd Saturday, […]

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