Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

New Beginnings a Must-See Experience

We are so excited to share this experience from May 22-27! It has been a long journey but also a very special one. Creating the show has built community and we now welcome audiences to join this community.  Although it is theatre, the show is so much more than that. It is a compilation of […]

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New Beginnings Selling Fast!

We are weeks away from opening night on May 22nd. Our May 23rd matinee is already sold out! Be sure to get your tickets so you don’t miss out on this unique event. It has been exciting and like an incredible juggling act putting all the pieces together. We have a huge ensemble of artists […]

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Summer Student Positions

Sarasvàti Productions is hiring two summer students through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. The individuals must be youth (under 30 years of age) and returning to full-time studies at a recognized institution in the fall. Both positions are for 30 hours a week for the full summer and we are particularly interested in candidates who […]

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Women Helping Women Award

Artistic Director Hope McIntyre was honoured to accept the Soroptimist International of Winnipeg ‘Women Helping Women Award’ on April 14th. The inspiring awards luncheon marked the Club’s 75 years and also honoured three single mothers accepting the ‘Live Your Dream Award’ to further their education. Here is an excerpt from Hope’s speech: “Thank you so […]

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Monologue Intensive

On May 5th join us for the latest in our artist workshop series.  Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, every actor needs a good polished monologue to keep in their back pocket. Picking the right one can be tricky – but luckily, Sarasvàti Productions is here to help! The Monologue Intensive this […]

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Help Sarasvati Be Unstoppable

We are launching our campaign to ‘Buy a Butterfly’ in association with our upcoming #IWW18 Cabaret of Monologues. This year we have set a goal of accessibility. We want everyone to have the ability to share their stories and to witness the power of storytelling. Taking work out to the community and making sure that […]

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New Beginnings Double Bill

We are excited to be working with One Trunk Theatre to offer our spring shows as a double bill.  New Beginnings is our latest community collaboration and will use music, dance, film and visual art to tell stories of displacement and resettlement. We have been excited to work with numerous newcomer agencies and interview dozens […]

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Happy Holidays

From all of us at Sarasvàti Productions we wish you and yours all the best for the holidays. We hope you have a wonderful start to 2018!  Please note that our offices will be closed from December 23 to January 1 inclusive. We’ll be back with lots of exciting news to share in early January. […]

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I Am Unstoppable – IWW18 Line-Up Announced

We are excited to stage stories of strength for International Women’s Week in March 2018! Surviving riots, a pregnant Mom’s journey to Canada, ghosts seeking revenge, and learning to teach yoga as a senior – this year’s line- up is full of inspiring stories from unstoppable women! This year’s theme is I Am Unstoppable, as […]

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Thank You!

Our annual Women’s Comedy Night on November 15th was a huge success. The early show was sold out and the racier late night edition was a packed house. We are grateful to all of our supporters, the wonderful comics, host Dana Smith, volunteers and our team. We have raised important funds to support our New […]

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