Author Archives: Hope McIntyre

Breaking Through World Premiere

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After two years of work gathering stories, writing, receiving feedback, rewriting and testing the material we are extremely excited to share the culmination of our Mental Health is Everyone’s Health project with the world premiere of Breaking Through by Hope McIntyre and Cairn Moore. MORGAN: Your worker says you have been behaving differently. KOKO: I […]

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Summer Jobs for Students!


Sarasvàti Productions is hiring two summer students through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. The individuals must be youth (under 30 years of age) and returning to full-time studies at a recognized institution in the fall. Both positions are for 30 hours a week for the full summer and we are particularly interested in candidates who […]

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Spring Audition Workshops!

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We are excited to offer two workshops for actors to get ready for their next audition! Auditioning 101: The Basics for Beginners Facilitated by Hope McIntyre, Artistic Director of Sarasvàti Productions Saturday April 29th 1pm-4pm Asper Centre for Theatre and Film 400 Colony Street Room 0T09 Fee: $30 This workshop is designed for those who are […]

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World Storytelling Day!

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We are excited to do a few final presentations of monologues in conjunction with the Manitoba Storytelling Guild! Celebrate World Storytelling Day with “Stories of Transformation” Sunday, March 19, 6:00pm – 8:30pm At Charisma Restaurant, 83 Sherbrook Tickets $35 $30 for members, students & seniors with performances of “Questions and Answers” by Sonya Ballantyne featuring […]

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Art Beyond the Stage


As part of our Cabaret of Monologues on March 11th we are excited to present art advocacy in the lobby, thanks to the work of our amazing Outreach Coordinator, Audrey Unger! A Masters student at the U of M, Audrey has been working with Sarasvàti Productions since September 2016 as part of her practicum in Peace […]

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One Night Stand Student Edition

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Join us March 3rd for the second edition of our rebooted One Night Stand series, where audiences get to experience ten-minute excerpts of works in progress. Our first evening was a huge success and now we want to feature playwriting students in order to support emerging voices. We have a wonderful combination of students from […]

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WIT Bits – First Fridays

WIT Bits at First Fridays Friday, February 3rd  7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Studio 320 (320 – 70 Albert Street) Join the companies of Winnipeg Independent Theatre (WIT) as they offer sneak peeks of theatrical works in progress as well as conversations with the creators. Audiences are free to pop in and out during the […]

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One Night Stand – Short Stuff

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ONE NIGHT STAND Instant gratification. Immediate feedback. Series 1: Short Stuff │plays that are 10 minutes or less! February 2nd at 7pm – Prairie Theatre Exchange Colin Jackson Studio Theatre Come get a sneak peek of what is up-and-coming in Winnipeg’s theatre scene! Sarasvàti Productions is excited to welcome director/producer Tatiana Carnevale to the team […]

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One Night Stand Returns!


Submit a work in progress or come check out what’s on offer! After a few years hiatus, we are excited to welcome director/producer Tatiana Carnevale to the team to refresh the One Night Stand concept and relaunch it in 2017! We’ve extended the submission deadline to January 15th, so writers if you are working on […]

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Cabaret of Monologues


Join us in March as we celebrate International Women’s Week with our annual Cabaret of Monologues. This year’s theme is Starting Over with a focus on new beginnings, including stories collected from immigrant and refugee women. You can catch the full line-up on March 11th at 4pm or 8pm. See the full line-up or book […]

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