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Keep Up With FemFest 2019!

FemFest 2019 has officially launched! Our recent blog posts are all about the riveting performances you can expect to see at this year’s festival. All summer we will continue to share more information, announce casting, as well as exciting new initiatives. Stay tuned! Here are some posts to get you started: Going to the Dogs! […]

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Call for BAKE-OFF!

Sarasvàti Productions is currently accepting applications for their 9th annual FemFest Bake-Off which will take place on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 6:30pm. The five fearless playwrights selected for the Bake-Off must be available for the event itself.   On Friday, August 16th at 9:30 a.m. our five playwrights will meet and greet with Director Cairn […]

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FemFest 2019: All the World’s A Stage!

femfest 2019

Sarasvàti Productions is thrilled to announce the seventeenth annual festival of life-changing theatre for everyone. Running from September 14-21, FemFest 2019: All the World’s A Stage will showcase talent from across the country, as well as celebrate local playwrights and emerging talent. Check out the FemFest 2019 Brochure for full details. TOURING SHOWS 4inXchange  Created and […]

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Celebrating New Works!

Sarasvàti Productions is proud to present a reading of “A Fine Line” by Wren Brian as part of Prairie Theatre Exchange‘s Festival of New Works! This dystopian war drama follows seven people as they struggle to cope with increasing conflict in their country. As their world is turned upside down, they must decide what they […]

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Call for Participants

CALL FOR PARTICPANTS: LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER Application Deadline: June 15, 2019 As part of Sarasvàti Productions’ FemFest, we are excited to welcome Why Not Theatre and their production Like Mother, Like Daughter. They will be bringing together mothers and daughters who were born outside of Canada (newcomers, as well as those who may have […]

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Summer Student Positions

We're Hiring

We are hiring two summer students through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. The individuals must be youth (under 30 years of age). Both positions are 30 hours a week for the full summer. We are particularly interested in candidates who would like to continue part-time in the fall; the wage is $11.65/hour. Below are descriptions […]

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The Road to Reconciliation

“What are you going to do about the way this country treats Indigenous People,” asked Senator Murray Sinclair at the Winnipeg Foundation’s recent Vital Conversation. It is not an easy question. The word reconciliation is being used a lot lately, but not always with a full understanding of what it means let alone what it […]

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Saying Goodbye to International Women’s Week 2019

Another great International Women’s Week has come and gone! After a community tour that took our team all across Manitoba, our Cabaret of Monologues wrapped up with two public performances on March 9th, 2019. In total 860 people saw the work. This year we traveled further than ever before with two community performances in Flin […]

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Happy Holidays from Sarasvàti Productions!

As we reach the end of 2018, we reflect back on all the wonderful things this year has brought. We hosted our annual International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues with the theme I Am Unstoppable, which toured throughout Manitoba. May of this year saw the world premiere of New Beginnings, which was the culmination of […]

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Here I Am – IWW 2019 Line-Up Announced!

We are excited to stage stories of identity for International Women’s Week in March 2019! A car dealer selling global issues. A teen girl introducing her family to her girlfriend. A spoken word piece defying victimhood. A woman fighting to get to the moon. Another reflecting on her relationship with her body. This year’s line-up […]

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