Performing Arts

The Fugard Threate

Behind the name

Athol Fugard is South Africa’s most significant and internationally acclaimed playwright. For over fifty years he has written soul-searing plays with roles for all South Africans which have moved audiences in South Africa and around the world to laughter and tears as they reflected the racism, barbarity and inhumanity of apartheid. Working with John Kani, the late Zakes... Read More


The Artscape Theatre Centre, which belongs to the provincial administration, was opened on 19 May 1971 as the Nico Malan Theatre Centre. In line with the new South African political dispensation and the concurrent changes the complex was renamed to Artscape in March 2001. Historically the Cape Performing Arts Board (CAPAB) was instituted in the early sixties of the twentieth century. The aim... Read More

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The Milnerton Playhouse

The Milnerton Playhouse is a small intimate theatre situated behind the library complex in Pienaar Road, Milnerton.

It was built in 1989 for Milnerton Player’s Dramatic Society after ten years of lobbying the council for a... Read More

Mitchell's Plain School Of Arts

The establishment of this institution on 5 May 2013 forms part of a community project that will enrich young people’s lives. Currently in Mitchells Plain and its surrounding areas we are faced with a high unemployment rate and we find young people wondering around in the streets. The institution will cater for people that want to pursue careers in jazz, classical music as well as arts on a... Read More
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