Information for Productions

These applications have been put into 3 different categories.  Theatre/Drama or Comedy Productions; Music Concerts (Chapel) and Music Suitable for Performance in a casual venue (i.e. the Festival Marquee).

The Festival has a dedicated team of technicians and stage crew to assist with your requirements.  Successful productions are required to submit technical riders immediately following acceptance in order for the team to adequately prepare and schedule the events.

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Applications are now closed for 2016.  Please diarise for 1st April 2017.

Application Fees

Kindly note that there is a non-refundable Application Fee of R250.00.  This applies to each of the 3 categories.

Our venues include:
The Grindrod Bank Theatre
Seating capacity: 470 (theatre)

The Falcon Tent
Seating capacity: 500 (chairs)

The Chapel
Seating capacity: 400 (pews)

The Memorial Hall
Seating capacity: 280 (scaffold seating)

The Drama Centre
Seating capacity: 200 (scaffold seating)

The Art Block
Seating capacity: 100 (chairs)

The CFI
Seating capacity: 80-100 (lecture hall)

There are various options:
Main Productions purchased outright;
Percentage Splits after costs (50/50; 60/40);
Fringe Productions (rental of a venue).