The greatest in entertainment and productions in the Free State.
PACOFS is the flag ship of theatre activities in the Free State Province, the central region of South Africa. 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 programme. 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 creatives and administrative staff.
As a Playhouse it has a dual purpose. Firstly it has to provide an environment for the artists where they can practice and perform their different art forms. Seondly, it must offer effective services to communities and businesses who will be making use of
a wide variety of venue facilities for functions and conferences,
sound and lighting hiring,
accomodation in luxurious flats,
personnel services and other expertise.
As a cultural institution PACOFS promotes the Performing Arts in central South Africa by presenting financially viable and aesthetically pleasing artistic programmes and by facilitating events. Furthermore, PACOFS identifies developments and assist artists.