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FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance
September 15 @ 7:00 pm - September 22 @ 8:00 pm
Sarasvati Productions presents FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance!
September 15-22, 2018
Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (at the University of Winnipeg, 400 Colony Street)
For tickets and information – http://www.sarasvati.ca/femfest/tickets or call us at 204-586-2236.
The 16th annual festival features life-changing theatre for everyone and will include performers from Toronto to Morocco plus a new walking art tour.
Experience the powerful blend of Indian dance and theatre, hear from DIY theatre-maker Norah Paton, and take in an award-winning performer Donna-Michelle St. Bernard speaking truth to power using spoken word, storytelling and hip-hop. At FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance, the stories of brave and diverse performers take centre stage. Whether you see one production or the entire festival, you are sure to leave with a new understanding of what it means to embrace individuality.
Our amazing line-up includes:
“The Game” with Manohar PerformingArts, written by Shymala Dakshinamurti and Sowmya Dakshinamurti
“Burnt” by Norah Paton
“Sound of the Beast” by Donna-Michelle St Bernard
FemFest 2018: White Man’s Indian by Darla Contois
“La Civilisation, ma mère!…,” based on the novel by Driss Chraïbi, adapted by Emilie Malosse with L’aparte Theatre and Compagnie du jour.
Single Shows/Cabarets: $15
Platinum Pass (3 shows): $30
Festival Pass (Entire Festival): $50
Check out our website for our full line-up: http://www.femfest.ca
A huge shout-out to festival funders: Canadian Heritage; Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des Arts du Canada; The Manitoba Arts Council/ Le conseil des arts du Manitoba; Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage; and the Winnipeg Arts Council.