Methodist Church Hall • Cnr Milton Road and Wesley Street • Observatory • 7925 • Cape Town

Venue Hire

Looking for an affordable rehearsal or performance venue?

You've come to the right place.

Our venues offer beautiful natural light and classic wooden floors with an additional option of dance mats.
Whether you are after a professionally rigged performance venue, a private rehearsal room, or an intimate workshop space,
Theatre Arts has you covered.

Send us an email today, and let's make some art!


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Our Main Theatre is a flexible, fully rigged theatre space that holds shows beautifully and can be reorganised to different configurations. Lighting rigs are designed by our award-winning inhouse theatre technician Frans Zunguze.

Space specifications:

Theatre: 20m x 9m
Black floor: 8m x 8m
Audience capacity: 30-40 under Covid but designed for 65 pax.

Our Minor Hall is perfect for theatre or dance rehearsals, workshops, and intimate performances, and may be hired with or without dance mats.

Space specifications:

Dimensions: 10m x 6m
Audience capacity: 20 pax
Regrettably no loud recorded or live music is permissible in this venue.


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Our Back Room may be used for solo rehearsals, intimate performances or installations, or as a dressing room for performances in the Main Theatre or Minor Hall.

Space specifications:
Dimensions: 4m x 4m
Audience capacity: 4 pax

The Church is perfect for dance, yoga, art classes, or workshops and remarkable for its beautiful stained-glass windows, natural lighting and wooden floors. Home to SboNdaba Dance, the Church is available for hire only on weekdays from 4pm onwards, Saturdays all day, and Sundays from 2pm.

Space specifications:
Dimensions: 20m x 9m

2022 Venue Rates*


R100 per hour (3 hours max)

R500 per day (more than 3 hours)


R600 per performance or Technical Rehearsal/Final Dress Rehearsal. Tech Operator not included.

*Cancellations made within 24 hours of your booking will be charged in full.
Bookings cancelled with less than one week's notice will be charged 20% of the total booking fee.

Please understand that we want to keep our rates low and our spaces open to as many artists as possible.
If your booking has been confirmed, it means we have turned down requests from other creatives for the same period.