Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

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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Can You See Me Now?

West Central Women’s Resource Centre (WCWRC) and Sarasvàti Productions have partnered to work with women on a new story-sharing project focussing on women’s experiences with homelessness. The public is invited to “Can You See Me Now,” a presentation of readings at 7:30pm on Tuesday, October 24th at the University of Winnipeg Asper Centre for Theatre […]

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Administrator Position

We are excited to announce that we are accepting applications for a full-time administrator position thanks to the generous support from The Winnipeg Foundation. They have provided funding over three years to support this important role. This long-term funding will be instrumental as we work on building capacity! Please spread the word as we hope […]

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Grant-Writing Cereal Buffet

Sarasvati Productions and Creative Manitoba are teaming up with grant writing coach Bev Pike to present an all-day grant-writing cereal buffet! The purpose of this free event is to help artists work on their grant proposals while enjoying breakfast and coffee. Professional grant writer Bev Pike will be on hand to answer questions and provide […]

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Women’s Comedy Night

We are excited to announce our second Women’s Comedy Night Fundraiser line-up! Due to selling out last year and having to turn people away, we are offering two performances this year. Wednesday, November 15th The King’s Head (120 King Street) 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:30pm)* or 9:30 p.m. (doors open at 9pm) Hosted by […]

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FemFest Turns 15!!

You bet we are beyond excited for FemFest 2017: Coming of Age. This year’s festival is jam-packed with stuff you won’t find anywhere else. Our 15th annual festival is guaranteed to leave a lasting impact on you.  Here’s the festival breakdown to help you plan your FemFest-filled week! Ivan Coyote Reading SEPT 16 • 4 […]

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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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