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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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Keep Up With FemFest 2019!

FemFest 2019 has officially launched! Our recent blog posts are all about the riveting performances you can expect to see at this year’s festival. All summer we will continue to share more information, announce casting, as well as exciting new initiatives. Stay tuned! Here are some posts to get you started: Going to the Dogs! […]

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Call for BAKE-OFF!

Sarasvàti Productions is currently accepting applications for their 9th annual FemFest Bake-Off which will take place on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 6:30pm. The five fearless playwrights selected for the Bake-Off must be available for the event itself.   On Friday, August 16th at 9:30 a.m. our five playwrights will meet and greet with Director Cairn […]

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FemFest 2019: All the World’s A Stage!

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Sarasvàti Productions is thrilled to announce the seventeenth annual festival of life-changing theatre for everyone. Running from September 14-21, FemFest 2019: All the World’s A Stage will showcase talent from across the country, as well as celebrate local playwrights and emerging talent. Check out the FemFest 2019 Brochure for full details. TOURING SHOWS 4inXchange  Created and […]

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The Road to Reconciliation

“What are you going to do about the way this country treats Indigenous People,” asked Senator Murray Sinclair at the Winnipeg Foundation’s recent Vital Conversation. It is not an easy question. The word reconciliation is being used a lot lately, but not always with a full understanding of what it means let alone what it […]

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Saying Goodbye to International Women’s Week 2019

Another great International Women’s Week has come and gone! After a community tour that took our team all across Manitoba, our Cabaret of Monologues wrapped up with two public performances on March 9th, 2019. In total 860 people saw the work. This year we traveled further than ever before with two community performances in Flin […]

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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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Reimagining… Our 2018/19 Season!

With our launch behind us, we’re excited to share with you Sarasvàti Productions’ 2018/19 Season: Reimagining… Read on below for more information on the exciting events we have planned! FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance FemFest celebrates 16 years with a focus on life-changing theatre for everyone. Highlights from the festival include touring performers from Toronto to […]

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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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