Yearly Archives: 2019

A Proud Part of Winnipeg

The holidays offer such a great opportunity to take advantage of all Winnipeg has to offer. Although we are hard at work preparing for multiple projects in the new year, our Sarasvati team is also taking some time off to enjoy our local winter wonderland. Have you checked out the skating trails around the Forks, […]

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Happy Holidays from Sarasvàti Productions!

As this decade comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the incredible year that was 2019! We hosted our annual International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues, with the theme Here I Am! The pieces toured to a record number of organizations and communities including The Pas and Flin Flon. We also partnered […]

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Movement Workshop with Ali Robson

Registration is officially open for our first workshop of 2020! On January 19th, join Ali Robson for a movement workshop for actors and movers of all skill-levels. Activating the Performer’s Body: An Introduction to Movement for Actors Facilitator: Ali Robson Sunday January 19th, 1-4pm Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, 400 Colony Street Room 2T15 […]

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Monologues and More

Our March 2020 International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues: Changes is gearing up to be an exciting and eclectic event beyond the constraints of traditional monologues. The menu for this year’s event will include four monologues brought to life by local performers and five performances by artists in other creative mediums. These creative pieces will […]

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IWW Cabaret of Monologues: Changes

We are excited to be lining up an amazing selection of pieces for our March 2020 International Women’s Week Cabaret of Monologues. This year’s theme is… Changes. A wide variety of solo performances will explore how we navigate a changing world . Four monologues have officially been accepted into this year’s cabaret, while others are […]

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FemFest 2019 Hightlights

We would like to take a moment to look back at a few of the many highlights of FemFest 2019: All the World’s a Stage! This year was a dynamic festival that included new works, touring shows that pushed the boundaries of traditional theatre, and many opportunities for creative inspiration and development. Our touring shows […]

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Our Fundraising Dinner

Thanks to everyone who attended our fundraising dinner: The Art of Reconciliation. This was a wonderful evening to mingle with the community, share a delicious meal, and be inspired by the creativity of award-winning multi-media artist KC Adams! The 1491 menu, created by Chef Steven Watson of the Common Wealth College, was a very special […]

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Workshops 2019/2020

We have an exciting array of emerging artist workshops for the 2019/2020 season. We began the year with the Launchpad Project!  Our new emerging artist program that brought together 10 emerging artists under the fabulous guidance and mentorship of Victoria Hill and Lindsay Johnson. This group of enthusiastic emerging artists participated in intensive workshops with […]

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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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Community Service Recognition Award

Our Artistic Director, Hope McIntyre, and Sarasvàti Productions are proud recipients of the Community Service Recognition award that will be presented as part of the sesquicentennial (150th year anniversary) of Mahatma Gandhi.  In celebration of this event the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada (MGCC) will be honouring Mahatma Ghandhi by holding two days of activities. […]

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