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Meet the new team at Sarasvàti!

We are going through an exciting time of transition here at Sarasvàti, we are thrilled to announce our new trifecta that will lead the company beyond its first 20 years in Winnipeg! Our new team consists of Frances Koncan as Artistic Director, Wren Brian as Office Manager, and angelica schwartz as Marketing and Community Outreach Manager. Want to […]

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Seven Visions Tour

Every two years we hit the road with an original, interactive performance for middle and high schools. Of course this year will look a little different. We won’t be renting a van and hitting the literal road. The digital highway will have to do this year. Seven Visions will allow students to experience reconciliation. It […]

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Call for FemFest 2021

November 30 is the deadline for submissions to FemFest 2021! We just wrapped up this year’s hybrid event and are already planning for the future. We don’t know what the fall of next year will bring, but we are committed to finding the best way to continue to showcase artists and share the power of […]

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FemFest Thanks!!

Well FemFest 2020 was not like any other year! As we closed the 18th annual festival on September 26th we were filled with gratitude. We were blessed with weather that allowed all of our outdoor shows to continue as planned. The rain cooperated, although there was some bothersome wind pushing back our tech rehearsals – […]

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FemFest Raffle

Our raffle draw will be held on September 26th to mark the end of FemFest! Don’t miss out on a chance to win amazing prizes from spa packages to theatre tickets. The raffle is completely on-line this year – easy to purchase tickets without leaving your home. Not only are the odds good for winning, […]

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Launching FemFest 2020

Missing theatre? Get your fill from September 19-26 at FemFest. Featuring a laugh-out-loud music sketch revue, a solo show about inter-generational trauma, and pieces about identity, our 18th annual festival focuses on ‘Engaging Community’ by putting unique stories centre stage. This year features both virtual and live socially-distanced events. Check our website for full information and […]

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Incoming Artistic Director

The Board of Directors of Sarasvàti Productions is pleased to announce the appointment of Frances Koncan as Incoming Artistic Director. Hope McIntyre, as founding Artistic Director, has indicated a need to transition the company to new leadership. The filling of this position will support both the longevity of the company and allow McIntyre to focus […]

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Songide’ewin – Thank You!

A huge thank you to all those who helped to make our revamped production of Songide’ewin such a success. We had sold out audience, in our socially distanced set-up at Whittier Park. Plus a couple hundred more viewers of our inaugural livestreamed production. We are grateful to all the artists, elders, advisors, community members, audience, […]

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Songide’ewin Coming Soon!

From August 25 to 27 we will finally share Songide’ewin with audiences! We’ve worked hard to ensure a safe process for our cast, crew and audiences. This production features the stories and lived experiences of over 70 Indigenous youth performed by a cast of 5. Join us outdoors or online! For three nights at 7pm […]

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Pitching 101: Virtual Workshop

We are excited to announce our next workshop will be on August 12 at 7pm. Join us for our Pitching 101: Virtual Workshop! What is a pitch? This workshop’s focus is on an artist’s ability to attract the attention of an audience. Wednesday, August 12th 7pm- 9:30pm Online Registration Fee: $10.00 Led by Artistic Director […]

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