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FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance

September 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - September 22, 2018 @ 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.

Ticket Prices
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 HeritageCanada Council for the Arts | Conseil des Arts du CanadaThe Manitoba Arts Council/ Le conseil des arts du Manitoba; Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage; and the Winnipeg Arts Council.


September 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
September 22, 2018 @ 8:00 pm


Sarasvàti Productions


Asper Center for Theatre & Film
400 Colony Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2P3 Canada
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