Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

FemFest 2018 Call for Submissions

We are seeking scripts and proposals for FEMFEST 2018: Staging Resistance – Celebrating Winnipeg’s 16th Annual Festival of Plays by Women for Everyone. Sarasvàti Productions is accepting submissions for its 16th annual FemFest, which will take place in September 2018. We are currently seeking submissions of scripts for production, short performance pieces for our Cabaret evening […]

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2017-18 Season

On August 4th Sarasvàti Productions held its annual season launch aptly titled Envision… Over 60 members of the community attended the event in order to get an exclusive sneak-peek at the exciting and ambitious 2017/18 theatre season. Full details will be available on our website in the coming days. We are excited to share these […]

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Call for IWW Submissions

We are looking for MONOLOGUES and PEFORMANCE PIECES! INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK CABARET OF MONOLOGUES Sarasvàti Productions is seeking monologues or solo performance pieces that explore women or women-identifying stories for their annual cabaret to celebrate International Women’s Week (March 4-10, 2018). They must be created by Canadian artists. This year’s theme is ‘I Am Unstoppable’ […]

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ENVISION… 2017/18 Season Launch

Join us as we celebrate our upcoming season, including the 15th anniversary of FemFest! There will be readings by our artists and staff from things they wrote as a child, free cupcakes and a sneak peek at our inspiring 17th season.

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Paid Administrator Internship

Sarasvàti Productions has an internship opportunity for an Administrator. The individual must be a youth (under 30 years of age) and a post-secondary graduate who has graduated in the last 24 months but is currently unemployed or under employed. The candidate will have completed an undergrad degree in arts administration, cultural management or theatre. The […]

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Bake-Off Call for Submissions

It’s time to submit for the annual FemFest Bake-Off! A chance to win $500 and develop a new work for the stage. CALL FOR MANITOBA FEMALE PLAYWRIGHTS FEMFEST 2017:  COMING OF AGE Winnipeg’s 15th Annual Festival of Plays by Women for Everyone  Sarasvati Productions is currently accepting applications for their 7th annual FemFest Bake–Off which […]

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Rising Star – Sonya Ballantyne

Sonya Ballantyne is a Cree filmmaker and writer originally from Misipawistik Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba. With a father that liked to embellish tales of his life and a mother that loved movies of various genres, Sonya grew up with a wild imagination, a bizarre taste in movies, and a love of creating her own […]

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FemFest 2017: Coming of Age

Our 15th FemFest will run September 16-23! This year FemFest celebrates its 15th birthday and we are going all out! In 2003 Chicago was dominating film awards, George W. Bush was faced with protests due to the war in Iraq, America’s Next Top Model premiered on television and FemFest was launched. This year we celebrate […]

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Honouring Courage – Celebrating Diversity

An Evening of Ethiopian Dining and Storytelling Join us for a full course meal of traditional Ethiopian food followed by the story of Ali Saeed, fresh from his appearance at TEDx Winnipeg with his talk, “So Who Wants To Be A Refugee?” Ali is an award-winning human rights activist who shares his experience as a […]

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One Night Stand at Carol Shields Festival

On May 13th at 3:30pm, we will present our final One Night Stand of the season at Prairie Theatre Exchange’s The Carol Shields Festival of New Works! One Night Stand: FRINGE FRENZY! Instant Gratification. Immediate Results. Sarasvati Productions’ One Night Stand series gives playwrights the opportunity to test their work, while providing audiences a chance to […]

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