Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

Into the Light – 2019/20 Season

On Friday, August 2nd Sarasvàti Productions launched its 19th theatrical season in Winnipeg for a full crowd at The Saddlery on Market. A big thank you to all the artists who shared their work, supporters who came out, The Saddlery, and sponsor Oh Doughnuts. Our upcoming season is titled Into the Light. The exciting line-up […]

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Hiring – Assistant Artistic Director

Sarasvàti Productions is hiring an ASSISTANT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR for the fall of 2019. Sarasvàti Productions is an independent theatre company with a vision to transform society through theatre. As part of long-term succession planning, we are hiring an Assistant to our current founding Artistic Director with a vision to transfer knowledge and ultimately transition leadership. […]

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Into the Light – 2019/20 Season Launch

On Friday, August 2nd Sarasvàti Productions will be launching its 19th theatrical season in Winnipeg with the theme Into the Light and they are having an event to celebrate! Everyone is invited to join in on the fun at 7:00 p.m. at The Saddlery on Market (114 Market Ave). Feel free to stay for the […]

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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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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're Hiring

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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