Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

Call for FemFest Launchpad Project

Sarasvàti Productions is accepting submissions from women and non-binary artists aged eighteen and older for a brand-new mentorship initiative. We are seeking emerging theatre artists to participate in a months-long intensive to create a brand-new production to be showcased at our annual theatre festival, FemFest, in September 2019. The project will be centred on the […]

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Winnipeg Independent Theatre Hiring

The umbrella group that we are proud to be a member of is pleased to be hiring a PROJECT COORDINATOR, thank so the generous funding of the Winnipeg Foundation.  WIT (Winnipeg Independent Theatre) is a collective of independent theatre companies with a vision to promote independent theatre in Winnipeg. The mission is to create a […]

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One Night Stand Special Edition!

Join us on March 19th as we share works in progress from seven playwrights as part of a special One Night Stand. These playwrights have been part of an advanced writing group all year, working with our Artistic Director Hope McIntyre. Audiences are invited to listen to the new work and provide feedback to help […]

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Queering Theatre Round-Table

Join us on January 27th at 1pm for a community discussion on the practice of including more queer stories on Winnipeg stages. In this round-table discussion, panelists will speak to the representation and practice of queer stories in Winnipeg theatre, including the differing approaches to queering theatre in one’s own work. Topics include: How does […]

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Hiring Project Coordinator

We are hiring an INIDIGENOUS PROJECT COORDINATOR for a new initiative. Sarasvàti Productions is an independent theatre company with a vision to transform society through theatre. We are about to embark on a new project using the arts to share the stories of Indigenous youth with a goal to explore the effects of colonization and […]

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FemFest 2019 Call for Submissions

We have wrapped up our 16th FemFest with an amazing array of artists. We are now beginning planning for September 2019! Submissions are being accepted until the end of November – spread the word. FEMFEST 2019: All the World’s a StageCelebrating Winnipeg’s 17th Festival of Life-Changing Theatre for Everyone Sarasvàti Productions is accepting submissions for […]

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New Beginnings’ Videos

In May 2018, we were excited to bring to the stage our latest community collaboration called New Beginnings. It was the coming together of a diverse range of artists, community members, recent newcomers, and established immigrants. Through the use of dance, music, visual art, and storytelling, we explored the themes of displacement and resettlement. Parts […]

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FemFest 2018 T-Shirts

Our amazing t-shirts designed by Danielle Morrison have limited sizes left. Don’t miss out on your chance to own an original piece of artwork for FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance! We have t-shirts in Men’s and Women’s cuts (the women’s shirts have shorter sleeves and are a bit more fitted, while the men’s are boxier with […]

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Season Launch 2018/19 – Reimagining

Join us August 3rd at the Saddlery! We’re launching an incredible season of theatre and we want to celebrate with you. Come enjoy a preview of FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance events, including this year’s Bake-Off and One Night Stand series. The night will feature artists from our upcoming events, including our new high school tour Home […]

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Call for Int’l Women’s Week Monologues

Sarasvàti Productions is seeking monologues or solo performance pieces for their annual cabaret to celebrate International Women’s Week (March 3-9, 2019). They must be created by Canadian artists and performed by a women or someone who is female-identifying. We use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female” and we welcome pieces written about all who […]

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