Originally established 40 years ago as the official performing arts council for the Western Cape, Artscape has today developed into a vibrant, multi-functional creative arts centre, offering exceptional venue facilities and specialist theatrical services.
The various foyers in the Artscape theatre Centre offer versatile configuration for miscellaneous events. Whether it is a private party, a children's theatre performance, a static exhibition, a meeting, a cocktail party, a banquet, a poetry reading or a dance, these invitingly open spaces reflect generosity and style. The colour schemes allow for easy implementation of theme specific decoration.
Artscape Function Rooms
There are two function rooms which make ideal break away rooms for small conferences, seminars or meetings or for other types of private functions. Each is equipped with a private kithen.
Artscape Rehearsal Rooms
There are two rehearsal rooms on third floor of Opera House wing which are the same size as the Opera House stage. A third rehearsal room is situated in the Theatre wing. The Annexe is a temporary facility behind the Theatre wing and is used for training, rehearsals and workshops.
Staff: Situated at the rear of the building in Jan Smuts Drive
Public: Available in adjacent parking garage of Civic Centre building after 17:30 with direct secure access from the parking garage into the theatre complex.
The ± 11 000 m2 spacious tree filled garden is adjacent to the staff car park. Ideal for marquee tents, film shoots, outdoor concerts, etc
The impressive 2 730m2 piazza at the front of the theatre centre is ideal for film- of photo shoots and outdoor festivals.
Restaurants & bars
News Cafe situated next to the Marble Foyer
Fully equipped staff canteen on second floor
One bar per theatre venue
Situated in the Epping industrial area, Artscape, has a large (12,000m²) facility to manufacture sets, decor, props and backdrops.