‘Diss’ Makes its Winnipeg Debut!

Sarasvàti Productions is pleased to be presenting the Winnipeg tour of Diss later this month! Written by Toronto playwright Rex Deverell, Diss tells the stories of immigrant and newcomer youth as they navigate through the complicated world of youth gangs, gun violence and the desire to fit in. Wanting to have the play truly reflect the realities of immigrant and newcomer youth in Winnipeg, Deverell came to Winnipeg in June to meet with youth from the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) and talked with them about their experiences since arriving in Winnipeg.

One of the amazing aspects of this production is the connections to the community. It seemed like a natural fit when the folks (and kids!) at Art City got together and created these incredibly colourful set pieces for us! It really is terrific to see so many people working together on this project. We look forward to bringing this art and the forum theatre performance (another great way for community input and participation) to schools and groups this season!

Diss will be touring Winnipeg area high schools and community group spaces from October 15-December 14, 2012. For more information on how your school, community or corporate group can book a show, please visit www.sarasvati.ca or call 204.586.2236!

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  1. […] touring local high schools but therell be one or two performances for the general public. Details about that coming soon. Rate this:Share this:FacebookLinkedInTumblrTwitterEmailPinterestStumbleUponMoreRedditDiggPrintLike […]


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