As South Africa’s largest permanent non-profit performing arts organization, CTO is a vibrant cultural ambassador that showcases South Africa’s unique singing talent to the rest of the world.

The company maintains an energetic touring schedule that includes Porgy and Bess, African Angels, Mandela Trilogy; African Prophetess, Showboat and Tsotsi – The Musical, based on Athol Fugard’s novel. CTO provides unmatched skills development and hands-on training to young artists from across South Africa.

The Cape Town Opera Studio Training Programme is the only comprehensive advanced curriculum of its kind for young graduate singers in South Africa. It gives singers, with soloist potential, the opportunity to consolidate and refine their technique and stage skills before launching professional careers.