|Performing Arts Centre of the Free State (PACOFS)|
PACOFS is an Agency of the Department of Arts and Culture and it is a flag ship of theatre activities in the Free State Province, the central region of South Africa in Bloemfontein. It is a Playhouse where an environment is provided for artists to practice and perform their different art forms. An annual season of classic and contemporary South African, African and international theatre productions are performed inside its theatres.
PACOFS is a major community and cultural resource for people of the central parts of South Africa and Lesotho. It is committed to the development of both new works and Free State artists through its arts development program. It also plays a role in the bigger picture of the South African theatre scene by contributing touring productions and providing employment and career opportunities for creative and administrative staff.
To be the ultimate professional performing arts destination.
To use the arts as an instrument to encourage social cohesion and nation building, through promotion, recognition and preservation of local and national heritage. To stimulate economic interest, participation and appreciation of art across racial barriers while soliciting international role players.
PACOFS is committed to becoming a Performing Arts Centre that upholds constitutional values as well as Batho Pele Principles through:
PACOFS as playhouse and provider of services
As a Playhouse it has a dual purpose: Firstly it has to provide an environment for artists where they can practice and perform their different art forms. Secondly, it must offer effective services to communities and businesses that will be making use of:
PACOFS is the largest theatre centre in the Free State - Bloemfontein. As a geared up event management company, PACOFS offers a one-stop solution for all types of events from
12 First Avenue; Westdene; Bloemfontein 9301
Tel No: 051 - 447 7771 & Fax No: 051 430 5523
Booking Office Enquiries: Tel. No: 051 447 7772
|Performing Arts Centre of the Free State|