Call For Applications: New Voices 2016

Artscape is delighted to announce a public call for application for all theatre and performing arts makers who would be interested in the staging new work for New Voices 2016. Individual artist, scriptwriters, theatre makers, directors and storytellers of multiple creative expression are invited to submit their scripts, concepts, synopsis or invite us to a showcase or present the work as part of Artscape Showcase which will be organize for all those interested to showcase their work.

Please note that this call for application is for performing arts genres and selected work will be staged during the New Voices Season.

The program is interested in:

* South African and African content by South Africans/Africans
* Emerging scriptwriters/ directors, theatre makers, or other forms of creative expressions/ or interdisciplinary performance
* A theatrical story of historical or national significance to South Africa/Africa
* Reclaiming and restoring marginalized aesthetics, content and language in arts and performances
* Stories that deals with issues of culture, heritage, identity and language in a diverse society
* Reclaiming and restoring dignity and confidence to individual and communities that have been disregarded and under related.

The closing date for submissions is 14 February 2016. Interested applicants may forward their resume and proposal to Phodiso Matloga in the Creative Department by email to or post –

For Attention:
Creative Manager’s Office
Artscape Theatre Centre
PO Box 4107
Cape Town