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FemFest 2019 Call for Submissions

We have wrapped up our 16th FemFest with an amazing array of artists. We are now beginning planning for September 2019! Submissions are being accepted until the end of November – spread the word. FEMFEST 2019: All the World’s a StageCelebrating Winnipeg’s 17th Festival of Life-Changing Theatre for Everyone Sarasvàti Productions is accepting submissions for […]

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New Beginnings’ Videos

In May 2018, we were excited to bring to the stage our latest community collaboration called New Beginnings. It was the coming together of a diverse range of artists, community members, recent newcomers, and established immigrants. Through the use of dance, music, visual art, and storytelling, we explored the themes of displacement and resettlement. Parts […]

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Walking Art Tour – New to FemFest!

We’re excited to introduce something new to FemFest this year: a brand-new walking art tour! The tour will explore parts of Winnipeg’s downtown area, shining a light on some of our city’s hidden gems. Hosted by Heather Witherden and coordinated by Daphne Finlayson, the tour will feature a mix of spoken word, comedy, visual art, […]

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Enter to Win at the FemFest 2018 Raffle!

Throughout FemFest, we traditionally hold a raffle as another avenue for raising funds, so Sarasvati can continue to make transformative theatre and provide valuable development opportunities for Manitoba’s theatre artists. We’re entering our 16th year, and we must say that this year’s raffle will be bigger and better than ever! From books and gift cards, […]

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FemFest 2018 T-Shirts

Our amazing t-shirts designed by Danielle Morrison have limited sizes left. Don’t miss out on your chance to own an original piece of artwork for FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance! We have t-shirts in Men’s and Women’s cuts (the women’s shirts have shorter sleeves and are a bit more fitted, while the men’s are boxier with […]

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Volunteers Needed for FemFest 2018!

With less than two weeks until the opening of FemFest: Staging Resistance, we’re still looking for volunteers! Every year, the festival is a huge undertaking, and we can’t do it without the help of our community. We’re always looking for new volunteers, and there’s a myriad of ways you can be involved. As FemFest approaches, […]

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Feast your eyes on the annual Bake-Off!

Every year as part of FemFest, we host the annual Bake-Off, where we challenge selected playwrights with a list of ingredients and eight hours to cook up their own fantastic theatrical feasts! On Friday, August 17th, our five fearless playwrights met to discover this year’s “ingredients” and begin working on their scenes. They had eight […]

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Reimagining… Our 2018/19 Season!

With our launch behind us, we’re excited to share with you Sarasvàti Productions’ 2018/19 Season: Reimagining… Read on below for more information on the exciting events we have planned! FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance FemFest celebrates 16 years with a focus on life-changing theatre for everyone. Highlights from the festival include touring performers from Toronto to […]

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Season Launch 2018/19 – Reimagining

Join us August 3rd at the Saddlery! We’re launching an incredible season of theatre and we want to celebrate with you. Come enjoy a preview of FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance events, including this year’s Bake-Off and One Night Stand series. The night will feature artists from our upcoming events, including our new high school tour Home […]

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Call for Int’l Women’s Week Monologues

Sarasvàti Productions is seeking monologues or solo performance pieces for their annual cabaret to celebrate International Women’s Week (March 3-9, 2019). They must be created by Canadian artists and performed by a women or someone who is female-identifying. We use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female” and we welcome pieces written about all who […]

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