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HIRING A ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE

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 […]

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Thoughts on Digital Tour with Frances Koncan

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 […]

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DECEMBER PUBLIC PERFORMANCES OF SEVEN VISIONS!

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 […]

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Welcome to December!

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 […]

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Self-Care in the age of COVID-19

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!    

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Ideas for You

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 […]

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Interview with Seven Visions Elder, Gayle Pruden

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!

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Getting Ready for the School Tour

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!

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Setting up the new office with Frances!

Frances Koncan typing at her computer desk.

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 […]

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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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