Sarasvàti Productions is accepting submissions for its One Night Stand scene-reading series, which will take place in March 2021. Owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the reading will be held in a digitally. We are currently seeking submissions of 10-minute scenes from work-in-progress plays from emerging playwrights based in Manitoba. These scenes will receive an hour-long closed dramaturgy session with actors, a director, and a dramaturge the week of March […]
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Sarasvàti Productions is an independent theatre company with a vision to transform society through theatre. The company is currently transitioning into a new office space with a new leadership model, and we are excited to be able to welcome an Artistic Associate (9-month part-time term contract) to the team. The Artistic Associate is a 9-month […]
Touring schools is a right-of-passage for many artists during their career in theatre, and a normal educational experience of many, many youths. Whether those memories are good or bad, I think we can all agree: getting out of class for an hour or two is always a great idea. But during a global pandemic, the […]
We invite our audience to join us in experiencing a multi-media style performance utilizing theatre, music, dance and visuals created by the stories from over 70 Indigenous Youth. At the end of the performance, the actors invite you to virtually participate in finding other scenarios, solutions, to change characters choices in three key scenes. The […]
Welcome to December! We’ll be winding down and reflecting on the year that has past and the year to come later this month, but for now, I wanted to make a bold statement: Winter is the best season of all the seasons and December is the best month of the year and here are 3 […]
As we approach the ninth month of a pandemic and we start to get more and more snow, the feeling of pandemic fatigue weighs quite heavy on our consciousnesses. Today, angelica schwartz turned to their theatre community online looking for inspiration on Self-Care in the age of COVID-19. Read more here!
We’re starting to look ahead at the possibilities of 2021 and what the next year might bring. According to my trusted news sources – random people on Twitter – the tail end of 2021 may feature a vaccine for COVID-19 and signal a change in the winds leading into 2022. But what to do until […]
Elder Gayle Pruden shares with us her role on Songide’ewin/Seven Visions, history of the Jingle Dress, and her hopes for the future of Indigenous youth. Read this week’s blog here!
Today is the day! What day? Well, you’ll just have to keep reading. Today is the day our Seven Visions school tour gets documented, in perpetuity (that’s a word that lawyers use, I learned it from Legally Blonde), for the viewing pleasure of students far and wide. Read more about this week’s blog here!
As the company says goodbye to two decades of dynamic leadership by founder and outgoing artistic director Hope McIntyre, we’re also saying What’s Good? too many new and exciting things, including a brand new office space located in the heart of the Exchange District. Our new office space is in no way complete, as we […]