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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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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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FemFest 2020 Line-Up

FemFest 2020

We are excited to announce the line-up for our 18th annual festival! FemFest 2020: Engaging Community is coming up in September 2020 and gives us all something to look forward to. Over a year ago we started planning an amazing array of artists for the festival. We are pivoting some aspects to be offered virtually […]

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Hiring – Building a Team

We are excited to announce a new staff structure and opportunities for new leadership and team members. Over the last eight months, thanks to the support of the Winnipeg Foundation, the Board of Directors of Sarasvàti Productions has had the valuable ability to assess leadership structure and office operations. With an Assistant Artistic Director job […]

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Black Lives Matter: Official Statement

Over the last week, we’ve been reflecting on how best to use our platform as a way to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Of course, one statement on social media is not enough, there also needs to be action taken to ensure that we continue to centre BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) artists […]

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Virtual One Night Stand

On Thursday, June 11th at 7pm our first virtual edition of our One Night Stand will take place. This series of readings focused on the development of new works has been offered in many iterations over the last eighteen years, but never before on-line. It is a great way to get a sneak peek of […]

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