Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

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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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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