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Reimagining… Our 2018/19 Season!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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 Morocco and a collaboration between Sarasvàti and Manohar Performing Arts of Canada to produce The Game. We’re also pleased to offer a walking art tour this year. Full details at http://femfest.ca

Women’s Comedy Night Fundraiser
November 14, 2018 @ 7:00pm and 9:30pm
Club 200 (190 Garry St)
Join us for our third annual event celebrating Winnipeg’s amazing female comics. We are pleased to again offer an early and a racier late show, this time in the more accessible Club 200. Be sure to get your tickets early to avoid missing out!

Home 2.0
October 15 – December 7, 2018
This year’s interactive touring show will be presented at high schools throughout Manitoba. The production centres around the experiences of newcome youth in Canada, and was developed after extensive interviews with community members.

International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues
March 9 – Public performance
Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (at U of W)
March 3 – 10, 2019
Community tour in various venues
This annual event to celebrate International Women’s Week will be dedicated to telling a mosaic of stories about women’s lives. Monologues from playwrights across Canada as well as performance pieces will be featured in community performances at various locations.

Reconciliation Project
May 2019 (work-in-progress showcase)
Work will begin this year on an upcoming project about reconciliation in Canada. Stay tuned for more information as the project progresses.

Workshops for Emerging Artists

-One Night Stand Play Reading Series

Devising from the Real World with Norah Paton (Sep 16, 2018 1:00-3:00pm)

-Movement workshop, January 2019

 

Panels and Lectures

Real Thing Lecture with Donna-Michelle St. Bernard (Sep19, 2018 12:30-1:30pm)

-Mental health in theatre, November 2018

-Can You Make a Living as a Theatre Artist in Winnipeg? May 2019

-Queering Theatre (TBA)

 

Plus continued mentorship opportunities for youth in Winnipeg! Stay tuned for more details on some of the events we have planned. We hope to see you there!


Season Launch 2018/19 – Reimagining

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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 2.0. Plus get the inside scoop about the rest of our fabulous ‘Reimagining…’ season: Resistance, Resettlement, and Reconciliation!

The Saddlery on Market (114 Market Avenue)
Friday, August 3rd 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Once again this year we’ll be offering free cupcakes courtesy of Cake-ology! There will also be a special craft activity thanks to ArtsJunktion and a chance to be one of the first to get an exclusive FemFest 2018 t-shirt with original artwork by Danielle Morrison.

Feel free to hang out with us all evening or pop in as part of experiencing First Fridays in the Exchange.

For more information or to confirm attendance, contact 204-586-2236 or admin@sarasvati.ca. Please RSVP by July 27th. 


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