The State Theatre in Pretoria, South Africa is the largest theatre complex in Africa. Seating 2,700, the complex covers 72,143 m². At first, there were four theatres: the Opera, Drama, Arena, and Studio venues. There were also several other rooms such as the Transvalia room, restaurant, cafeteria, where shows were occasionally presented. Today, there are six theatres, with the Momentum and Rendezvous adding to the total.
The State Theatre is an agency of the National Department of Sport, Arts and Culture the core mandate of the SAST is to provide access to performance spaces in which the performing arts sector creates productions that are watched by diverse audiences.
Theatre-goers are spoilt for choice in the diverse array of theatre productions presented by the SAST.