Yearly Archives: 2019

Into the Light – 2019/20 Season Launch

On Friday, August 2nd Sarasvàti Productions will be launching its 19th theatrical season in Winnipeg with the theme Into the Light and they are having an event to celebrate! Everyone is invited to join in on the fun at 7:00 p.m. at The Saddlery on Market (114 Market Ave). Feel free to stay for the […]

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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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Celebrating New Works!

Sarasvàti Productions is proud to present a reading of “A Fine Line” by Wren Brian as part of Prairie Theatre Exchange‘s Festival of New Works! This dystopian war drama follows seven people as they struggle to cope with increasing conflict in their country. As their world is turned upside down, they must decide what they […]

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Call for Participants

CALL FOR PARTICPANTS: LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER Application Deadline: June 15, 2019 As part of Sarasvàti Productions’ FemFest, we are excited to welcome Why Not Theatre and their production Like Mother, Like Daughter. They will be bringing together mothers and daughters who were born outside of Canada (newcomers, as well as those who may have […]

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Call for FemFest Launchpad Project

Sarasvàti Productions is accepting submissions from women and non-binary artists aged eighteen and older for a brand-new mentorship initiative. We are seeking emerging theatre artists to participate in a months-long intensive to create a brand-new production to be showcased at our annual theatre festival, FemFest, in September 2019. The project will be centred on the […]

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Summer Student Positions

We're Hiring

We are hiring two summer students through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. The individuals must be youth (under 30 years of age). Both positions are 30 hours a week for the full summer. We are particularly interested in candidates who would like to continue part-time in the fall; the wage is $11.65/hour. Below are descriptions […]

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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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One Night Stand Special Edition!

Join us on March 19th as we share works in progress from seven playwrights as part of a special One Night Stand. These playwrights have been part of an advanced writing group all year, working with our Artistic Director Hope McIntyre. Audiences are invited to listen to the new work and provide feedback to help […]

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