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Up Next for Sarasvàti

110 artists and production crew, 39 volunteers, and countless audience members made FemFest 2019 a huge success! We reflect on this in our latest blog post and are gearing up for a fantastic season of new projects, workshops, and performances ahead. Coming up we have a fundraising dinner featuring award-winning multi-media artist KC Adams and […]

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Last Weekend of FemFest 2019

The final weekend of FemFest 2019 is around the corner and you still have time to catch the exciting programming at our festival this year. Touring Shows This year FemFest is bringing some truly unique performance experiences with our touring shows Like Mother, Like Daughter and 4inXchange will be playing throughout the weekend. Don’t miss […]

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FemFest 2019 More Accessible Than Ever

This year at FemFest 2019: All The World’s A Stage we are offering ASL interpreters and Child Minding services for select performances throughout the festival. ASL Interpreting There will be 4 performances with ASL interpreting, helping to make the festival more accessible and inclusive to as many community members as possible. Raising Stanley/Life with Tulia: […]

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The Art of Reconciliation

Please join us for an evening with award winning, multi-media artist KC Adams (kcadams.com). We are excited to present this unique event that ties in to our current work, but also allows folks to gather for an inspiring talk over wonderful food. The Art of Reconciliation – a fundraising evening and dinner featuring a Special […]

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FemFest 2019 Features Downtown Winnipeg

Feeling unsure of how to navigate your way downtown? Our latest video by Snow Angel Films will show the ropes! From transportation to details on our walking tour, find out why downtown is a great place to see theatre.  The performer in the video with the beautiful voice is singer/songwriter Heram Nelam who is part of […]

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Assistant Artistic Director Announced

The Board of Directors of Sarasvàti Productions is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Whitbread as Assistant Artistic Director. Hope McIntyre, as founding artistic director, has indicated a need to transition the company to new leadership in a year’s time. The filling of this position will support both the longevity of the company and […]

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Emerging Artist Resource List

This summer we held a Making a Living in Theatre workshop as part of our emerging artist workshop series. This was a fantastic opportunity for professionals, new theatre artists, and everything in between to discuss how to make a living in the theatre industry. Panelists and theatre professionals Katie German, Karen Schellenberg, Donna Fletcher, and […]

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Call for Submissions for 2020

We are excited to accept submissions for FemFest 2020 and our International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues in March. Please spread the word about these two opportunities for writers, creators, and performing artists. The International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues Deadline September 15, 2019 We are looking for monologues or solo pieces for our annual […]

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Getting Ready for FemFest 2019

FemFest is one month away and so many exciting performances are in the works under this year’s theme of All the World’s a Stage! Let the Baking Begin! – August 16th our selected playwrights for our annual Bake-Off will get their list of theatrical ingredients and begin to cook up some creativity. We’re excited to […]

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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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