Here is a list of our wonderful sponsors and supporters who make this event possible. Please click on the images to visit their websites.


ASSITEJ unites theatres, organisations and individuals throughout the world who make theatre for children and young people. ASSITEJ is dedicated to the artistic, cultural and educational rights of children and young people across the globe and advocates on behalf of all children regardless of nationality, cultural identity, ethnicity, or religion.


A Dynamic; vibrant and transformed arts, Culture and heritage sector, leading nation building through social cohesion and socio-economic inclusion. 

Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) is a strategy to reposition the cultural industries in South Africa. The MGE strategy opens up the arts, culture and heritage sector to effectively and comprehensively contribute to economic growth and job creation.

Splitbeam is a member of the Gearhouse Group of companies. We provide a professional equipment hire service and stockholding that meets the specific needs of the theatre industry and is priced towards long-term rental.

Our city is a creative hub with a great amount of arts, heritage and cultural sites, activities and opportunities for all. We boast world-class dance, drama and music, as well as visual arts, crafts, design and written and spoken literature. As a visitor or resident looking for creative experiences, we encourage you to explore everything our city has to offer.


The Western Cape Government creates laws for and provides services to the people of the Western Cape. We work closely with the national government and municipalities in the Western Cape to ensure that the citizens of the province have access to the services, facilities and information they need. We are committed to delivering an open opportunity society for all.


Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) is an internationally recognised South African development agency with a suite of integrated programmes implemented nationally and internationally. BASA encourages mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts, securing the future development of the arts sector in South Africa and contributing to corporate success through Shared Value. Business and Arts South Africa (NPC) was founded in 1997 as a joint initiative of the Department of Arts and Culture and the business sector as a public/private partnership.

The home of progressive South African theatre and performance since 1977, and the cultural gateway to the University of Cape Town, the Baxter Theatre Centre is a vibrant, multi-cultural entertainment hub in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

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Drama for Life, based at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Arts, is dedicated to arts for social transformation and healing. Drama for Life is internationally recognised as the University of the Witwatersrand’s unique postgraduate academic, research and community engagement department that brings together the disciplines of Applied Drama and Theatre, Performance Ethnography, Performance as Research, Arts Education, Drama Therapy and Expressive Arts Therapies within the context of a critical reflexive praxis.

Our aim is to bring about change in underdeveloped and underprivileged communities through working with partners and pooling resources.
In this way we hope to make a significant and sustainable impact in these communities. At all times we respect the knowledge and integrity of those we assist but we try to increase the capacity of our beneficiaries rather than maintain their ongoing dependence on us.


The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.



IFAS-Culture is the cultural department of the French Embassy in South Africa and supports artistic events in various domains, throughout the year and around the country. 


The General Representation of the Government of Flanders is responsible for all official contacts and issues with regards to the Government of Flanders and its competences in 7 countries in southern African region (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa). 


We offer various consular services and offer support to Dutch nationals when things go wrong abroad. Another core focus is to promote economic and trade relations between South Africa and the Netherlands, by supporting companies with information and match making. We strongly believe in a new way of looking at foreign diplomacy. One where building relationships, putting the demand at the core of our discussions and focusing on long-term commitments and partnerships form the core of our strategy. An open, modern and accessible Embassy is part of that strategy too.

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The Embassy of Sweden in South Africa represents the Swedish government in the Republic of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Lesotho. The Embassy is also responsible for the cooperation with the regional organisation SADC (Southern Africa Development Community) with its head office in Gaborone, Botswana. 

The Embassy promotes commercial and trade exchanges between Sweden and South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. In cooperation with Business Sweden, the Embassy assists companies to find business partners and opportunities for trade and investment.


As one of South Africa’s leading investment banks, Rand Merchant Bank continually strives to be a good corporate citizen and to secure a sustainable future for all its stakeholders.

The RMB Fund, a member of the FirstRand Foundation (FRF), is Rand Merchant Bank’s corporate social investment vehicle, contributing 1% of net profit after tax, towards selected projects within two focused development sectors.

In the pursuit of doing good business and good work, the RMB Fund enjoys executive level representation and participation.