VACANCY: Managing Director

Cape Town Opera, SA’s premier opera company, is seeking a creative, innovative leader with significant expertise in the performing arts and culture sector. The Managing Director is responsible for implementing the company’s  vision and strategic plan; securing business in local, national and international arenas; building relationships with key stakeholders in …

“Oh, and mosquitoes! We can’t have the performers swallowing an insect or swatting something away…”

Director ALAN SWERDLOW talked to Whats on In Cape Town about presenting  The Fairy Queen |  Die Feëkoningin 'al fresco': Focus on: The Fairy Queen A warm summer’s evening ... a much-loved classic story ... opera under the stars, surrounded by vineyard and the distant silhouettes of mountains against the night sky. …

“A memorable experience.”

"What makes this a memorable experience ... is the brilliance of the work's presentation, the combination of skills that has forged an ambience which almost becomes a persona in itself."  Cape Times  Read the full review here. [caption id="attachment_1307" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Soekie (Bianca Le Grange) and Boston (Msizi Njapha). Photograph by Kim Stevens.[/caption]  …

“The most ebullient musical experience that I’ve had in years.”

Nwabisa Mbana from WhatssoninCapeTown reviews Cape Town Opera's Tsotsi, the Musical which runs at the Artscape Theatre Centre from 8 - 17 February 2018. https://www.whatsonincapetown.com/post/review-tsotsi-musical/ Insightful, vibrant and intense, Tsotsi the Musical is a compassionate social commentary that interweaves the lives of several characters living in a township, and explores how their choices…