Yearly Archives: 2018

Enter to Win at the FemFest 2018 Raffle!

Throughout FemFest, we traditionally hold a raffle as another avenue for raising funds, so Sarasvati can continue to make transformative theatre and provide valuable development opportunities for Manitoba’s theatre artists. We’re entering our 16th year, and we must say that this year’s raffle will be bigger and better than ever! From books and gift cards, […]

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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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Volunteers Needed for FemFest 2018!

With less than two weeks until the opening of FemFest: Staging Resistance, we’re still looking for volunteers! Every year, the festival is a huge undertaking, and we can’t do it without the help of our community. We’re always looking for new volunteers, and there’s a myriad of ways you can be involved. As FemFest approaches, […]

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Feast your eyes on the annual Bake-Off!

Every year as part of FemFest, we host the annual Bake-Off, where we challenge selected playwrights with a list of ingredients and eight hours to cook up their own fantastic theatrical feasts! On Friday, August 17th, our five fearless playwrights met to discover this year’s “ingredients” and begin working on their scenes. They had eight […]

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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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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

We're Hiring

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 Producer

We're Hiring

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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