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Songide’ewin Announcement

It will come as no surprise that our May 21-24 production Songide’ewin, the culmination of our Reconciliation Through Theatre Project at the Forks, will have to be postponed. We have been holding on with great hope and optimism. We have amazing stories compiled from over 70 Indigenous youth. We have an incredible artistic team and […]

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Virtual Accessbility Roundtable Invite

Accessibility On Stage and Off will be happening on April 4th at 12pm on-line and we’d love for you to join in on the discussion. Social distancing may be in place but we can still have this important dialogue!  We hope all is well and that you’re settled into this new temporary normal. While our […]

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Ekosani, Thank You!

International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues: Changes was a huge success! On behalf of our staff and Board members at Sarasvàti Productions, we would like to thank everyone who supported us as we brought this year’s Cabaret to life! From the artists who performed to the playwrights, directors and stage crew, the venues who hosted […]

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Countdown to Cabaret of Monologues!

Two weeks to show-time! On Saturday, March 7th 2020, we invite you to join us for our annual International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues: Changes. While we’ve been hard at work in preparation for our performances we encourage you to get to know more about this year’s show! Have you seen our line-up for this […]

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Songide’ewin Tickets Available!

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE for the culmination of our Reconciliation Through Theatre Project. Check out the dates and purchase early to join us live at the Forks for: Songide’ewin, Sôhkitêhêwin, Neljedghile, Shoohkitayhew, Kapiasungitoaluk, Waditaka, Courage. February has been a busy month for our team at Sarasvàti. Our newest staff member Fawnda Neckoway has jumped in […]

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FemFest 2019 Hightlights

We would like to take a moment to look back at a few of the many highlights of FemFest 2019: All the World’s a Stage! This year was a dynamic festival that included new works, touring shows that pushed the boundaries of traditional theatre, and many opportunities for creative inspiration and development. Our touring shows […]

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Our Fundraising Dinner

Thanks to everyone who attended our fundraising dinner: The Art of Reconciliation. This was a wonderful evening to mingle with the community, share a delicious meal, and be inspired by the creativity of award-winning multi-media artist KC Adams! The 1491 menu, created by Chef Steven Watson of the Common Wealth College, was a very special […]

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Workshops 2019/2020

We have an exciting array of emerging artist workshops for the 2019/2020 season. We began the year with the Launchpad Project!  Our new emerging artist program that brought together 10 emerging artists under the fabulous guidance and mentorship of Victoria Hill and Lindsay Johnson. This group of enthusiastic emerging artists participated in intensive workshops with […]

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Up Next for Sarasvàti

110 artists and production crew, 39 volunteers, and countless audience members made FemFest 2019 a huge success! We reflect on this in our latest blog post and are gearing up for a fantastic season of new projects, workshops, and performances ahead. Coming up we have a fundraising dinner featuring award-winning multi-media artist KC Adams and […]

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Community Service Recognition Award

Our Artistic Director, Hope McIntyre, and Sarasvàti Productions are proud recipients of the Community Service Recognition award that will be presented as part of the sesquicentennial (150th year anniversary) of Mahatma Gandhi.  In celebration of this event the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada (MGCC) will be honouring Mahatma Ghandhi by holding two days of activities. […]

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