Contact Details

Physical: DF Malan Street, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001
Postal: PO Box 4107, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: 021 410 9800
Fax: 021 421 5448


The mission of Artscape is to facilitate, produce, promote and preserve multi-cultural performing arts that advance nation building through business sustainability founded on artistic excellence. Artscape’s mandate is to advance, promote and preserve the performing arts in South Africa, but predominantly in the Western Cape, by: promoting, presenting, co-presenting, co-producing, producing, investing in and sponsoring or entering into partnership for any performing arts initiative; making the performing arts accessible to the general public and ensuring that productions are a true reflection of the cultural diversity of South Africa; evaluating, maintaining and upgrading the Artscape Theatre Centre and its facilities so that the full range of performing arts productions can be presented in a world class environment; making the Artscape Theatre Centre accessible to the general public; promoting the appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of the performing arts among the general public; providing high quality arts education and development with due consideration of the needs of the general public; encouraging artists to adopt the stage and associated arts as their profession; encouraging and promoting the writing and producing of new performing art works for presentation on stage; encouraging indigenous art and creativity, including, but not limited to, script, writing, musical composition and choreography; encouraging tours of performing arts and art products; facilitating manufacturing services for decor and costumes to enable arts practitioners to stage their productions; and concluding all such activities as may be considered ancillary to any of the aforesaid.

Office Bearers/Management

Prof Somadoda Fikeni
Deputy Chairperson:
Mr Neo Muyanga
Board Members:
Pss Calenhle Dlamini
Dr Marian Elsie Jacobs
Ms Leigh Meinert
Ms Raelen Rorke
Mr Mjikisile Vulindlu
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms Marlene le Roux
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Pieter Lourens

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditClean Audit
Current Assets42 10556 48360 38927 180
Non-Current Assets144 495132 930140 350132 858
Total Assets186 600189 413200 739160 038
Current Liabilities34 96250 42352 51128 202
Non-Current Liabilities1 6851 5591 1311 484
Total Liabilities36 64751 98253 64329 685
Total Net Assets149 953137 431147 146130 353
Total Revenue99 85777 496104 363106 862
Revenue from Exchange Transactions24 90922 14822 34219 846
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions74 94855 34982 02187 016
Total Expenditure(86 794)(86 437)(87 859)(86 165)
Employee Costs(29 968)(30 771)(30 525)(29 391)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year12 522(9 665)16 74420 309
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities9 355(1 966)50 37427 584
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(20 475)(1 895)(16 615)(28 272)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year41 14952 28156 13122 384
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure5 7102 383--
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure----
Posts Approved110113114n/a
Posts Filled9799100n/a
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