Other Areas

Artscape Foyers

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.

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Artscape Function Rooms

There are two function rooms which make an ideal break away rooms; for small conferences, seminars or meetings; or for other types of private functions. Each is equipped with a private kitchen.

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iSibaya Room
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VIP Room
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Artscape Rehearsal Rooms

There are two rehearsal rooms on the 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.

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Parking is available at the Cape Town Civic Centre’s basement parking, Mondays to Fridays between 6pm and 11pm. Parking will be available on Saturdays and Sundays as well as public holidays, for matinee and evening performances. Access to the parking area is via Jan Smuts Street.

  • No cash will be accepted/handled at the entry point;
  • Payments can be made with Debit/Credit card;
  • The parking fees are as follows:
    • Normal fee: R27.00;
    • Pensioners: R17.00;
  • The gate to the parking will be closed 15 minutes after the starting time of a performance and opened after the performance;
  • For security reasons, patrons will be required to indicate proof of a reservation to a production or an event, or proof of invitation to a production or event, at the entry point;
  • Patrons are to contact the emergency number (021) 400 2828 in the event of an emergency;

For your safety a security guard will be stationed at the garage entry

Staff: Situated at the rear of the building in Jan Smuts Drive.


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 or photo shoots and outdoor festivals.


Situated in the Epping industrial area, Artscape has a large (12 000m2) facility to manufacture sets, décor, props, and backdrops.