Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

Virtual One Night Stand

On Thursday, June 11th at 7pm our first virtual edition of our One Night Stand will take place. This series of readings focused on the development of new works has been offered in many iterations over the last eighteen years, but never before on-line. It is a great way to get a sneak peek of […]

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FemFest 2020 – Save the Dates!

We are moving ahead with planning for September 19 to 26! This will mark our 18th annual FemFest and this year’s theme is Engaging Community.  What the festival will look like is still a work in progress. Our amazing team is developing multiple contingencies depending on the reality that we may be in come September. […]

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Call for One Night Stand

We are now accepting submissions for our One Night Stand reading series, which will take place in June! Deadline is May 8, 2020. A great opportunity for all playwrights looking for a way to keep developing their work. After several years of programming this unique event, we are excited to try some new approaches. One […]

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Reconciliation Through Theatre Video

Although the culmination of our reconciliation through theatre project had to be postponed, we are excited to share this video looking back at the amazing work with youth. A huge thank you to Hue for compiling it and to all our wonderful partner organizations for their ongoing support. From June to November 2019, we were […]

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Accessibility On Stage and Off

We were so grateful to partner with Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba (AANM) and Sick + Twisted Theatre to host “Accessibility On Stage and Off” on Saturday, April 4th. This on-line roundtable discussion featured Debbie Patterson as moderator and panelists Diane Driedger, Ph.D., Hannah Foulger, Joanna K. Hawkins, Hailley Rhoda, and AANM Executive Director Jenel Shaw. […]

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Launchpad Applications

We are excited to look forward to the fall and our second Launchpad initiative at FemFest! After a successful pilot last year, we’ve refined this emerging artist unit. It is open to women and non-binary emerging artists. It includes an intensive training experience and opportunity to perform at FemFest 2020. Participants are paid an honorarium […]

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COVID-19 Office Update

Programming is continuing! Along with everyone else, we at Sarasvàti Productions are doing our best to balance our desire to continue to work with the need for extra precautions. As of right now we are still operating with some staff working remotely. We are available by phone and e-mail, but our office is not being […]

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Accessibility On Stage and Off

Save the date for another important roundtable discussion on April 4th at 12pm at RMTC! We are excited to work in partnership with Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba and Sick + Twisted Theatre.  More is being done to address accessibility in theatre and the arts in Winnipeg, but is it enough? How accessible are performances for […]

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A Proud Part of Winnipeg

The holidays offer such a great opportunity to take advantage of all Winnipeg has to offer. Although we are hard at work preparing for multiple projects in the new year, our Sarasvati team is also taking some time off to enjoy our local winter wonderland. Have you checked out the skating trails around the Forks, […]

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Monologues and More

Our March 2020 International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues: Changes is gearing up to be an exciting and eclectic event beyond the constraints of traditional monologues. The menu for this year’s event will include four monologues brought to life by local performers and five performances by artists in other creative mediums. These creative pieces will […]

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