Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

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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Hiring Production/Tour Coordinator Intern

Sarasvàti Productions has a paid internship opportunity for a Production and Tour Coordinator. The individual must be a youth (under 30 years of age) and a post-secondary graduate. The candidate will have completed an undergraduate degree in theatre, either with a specialty in production, stage management or cultural management. The role of Production/Tour Coordinator is […]

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FemFest 2018 Line-Up Announced!

FemFest 2018 will run from September 15-22 and we have an amazing line-up in store! This year the festival is turning 16 and there will be some changes. After community consultation and a huge response to our recent survey, we are responding by focusing on making FemFest more diverse, inclusive and visible with life-changing plays […]

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FemFest Producer

We are exciting to be adding to the FemFest team. Thanks to core festival funding from the Canada Council for the Arts we are able to bring someone to work on programming and making the magic happen. PRODUCER – FEMFEST Sarasvàti Productions is an independent theatre company with a vision to transform society through theatre. […]

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FemFest 2018

This year’s festival is still in the works, but will run September 15-22! Stay tuned for all the exciting details for FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance. After 15 fabulous years, we decided it was time to look at the festival’s role in our changing community. We are grateful to the numerous individuals and community groups who […]

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New Beginnings a Must-See Experience

We are so excited to share this experience from May 22-27! It has been a long journey but also a very special one. Creating the show has built community and we now welcome audiences to join this community.  Although it is theatre, the show is so much more than that. It is a compilation of […]

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