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Featuring an exciting mix of artists from all disciplines!
Join us for these two exciting variety shows, each offering a unique smorgasbord of entertainment including music, dance, theatre and film. Both evenings will be followed by a reception with great food and a chance to meet the artists.

Opening Cabaret and Reception – Saturday, September 13, 7 p.m.

Host: Susan Tymofichuk (CTV)

  • visual art by MAWA artists Yvette Cenerini & Cheryl Orr-Hood
  • The Exchange by Katherine Koller
  • Accalia, Tara, Dréa & LunaSol – fusion bellydancers
  • Samantha Halas – contortionist
  • Melanie Dahling – comedian
  • Acquetore: Swan Doll – devised theatre by Devan Gingrich, Megan Sekiya and Brittany Thiessen
  • Van Kunder – music
  • The Craftastics: Agents for Social Change by Jennie O and Valley Gardens Middle School Grrlz Club – Art Installation in lobby and Trading Card Deck – Developed through the Winnipeg Arts Council’s Community WITH ART Program
  • Plus teasers from other FemFest shows
  • And for a little pampering MC College will be providing mini-manicures and scalp/hand/arm massages


Closing Cabaret and Reception – 
Saturday, September 20, 9 p.m.

Host: Kerri Salki (Clear FM)

  • visual art by MAWA artists Colleen Leduc & Wendy Sawatzky
  • Adi Sara Kreindler – music
  • Heather Witherden – comedian
  • Black Heart Dance presents Her Sway; Choreographer and Dancer Renée Vandale; Original Music by Tim Church; Costume by Andrea Pelletier
  • Teresa-Lee Cooke – prose writing
  • Danishka Esterhazy – short film “Fallen”


Cabaret Performance
Opening Cabaret September 14 7pm
Closing Cabaret September 21 9pm