September 11, 2011


All events at:
The Canwest Centre for Theatre and Film
400 Colony Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Reserve tickets at Sarasvati or call (204) 586-2236

Opening Cabaret at FemFest 2011: Staging Inspiration
Saturday, September 17 · 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hosted by Susan Tymofichuk, CTV 

•Breathtaking - a performance piece by SG Lee
•Music by Hip Shakin’ Mama Shelley Lynne Hardinge
Big Drive – a short animated film by Anita Lebeau
•Music by the Fufuchichi choir featuring Michelle Boulet, Sarah Constible and Liz Quesnel
•Prairie Caravan Tribal Bellydance
•Short films by Caroline Barrientos
•Visual art by Kelley-Jo Dorvault and Willy Carleton
•Plus teasers from FemFest shows Magpie, MonaRita and Travelling Light

Reception catered by La Trattoria Winnipeg, 271 Provencher Blvd. 

africanada): a love story
September 17 · 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Written by Rose Condo
Directed by Daina Leitold
Featuring Robyn Pooley and Valentina Wilson

Using traditional forms of storytelling, dance, and drumming, this new script follows a young woman as she explores identity and nationality in lands both near to and far from her home.

Admission by donation.

Bear and Blue's Adventures Through the Whispering Woods 

Written by Tyler White
Directed by Jan Skene

Featuring: Rebecca Gibson, Monique Marcker, Ryan Miller, Samantha Walters

An accident-prone chipmunk helps an anxiety ridden bear through a forest of fears in their quest for the honey pot.

Reading: September 17 at 3:00 pm
Admission by donation

Performance at the Children's Museum "Stories In September" 
on September 25 at 1:00 pm.

September 18 at 9:00 pm 
September 20 at 7:00 pm

Written by Shannon Bramer
Directed by Sherry White
Performed by Ruth Lawrence and Sara Tilley
Produced by White Rooster Theatre (St. John’s)

Soon after Mona becomes a mother she finds she has lost herself.  
Now one of the greatest friendships of her life is in danger of being lost as well.

Tickets: $10

One Night Stand
September 19 · 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Directed by Cairn Moore
Readings of new works in development by Manitoba playwrights: Megan Andres, Ginny Collins, Talia Pura, Alissa Schacter, Kerri Twigg and Stefanie Wiens

Featuring: Murray Farnell, Amy Groening, Derek Leenhouts, Danielle Savage and Elizabeth Stephensen

Admission by donation.

Under the Mango Tree 

“It’s about a daughter’s love and yearning for her father,” Dubois said of her play’s plot line. 
Come see this charming semi autobiographical one woman show, written by and starring Ms. Veenesh Dubois. 

CBC Winnipeg – “Theatre at its Best” – 5 Stars!

Winnipeg Free Press – “A rich semi-autobiographical drama” – 5 Stars! 

September 22 at 9:00 pm
September 23 at 9:00 pm

Tickets: $10

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