Melanie Burke is a founding board member of Applauz Arts Initiative, a registered non-profit organisation that has been teaching, nurturing and promoting Arts and Culture in the previously disadvantaged areas in and around the Western Cape since 2003. The organisation, though still small is expecting to expand its programmes and talent through enhance diversity and skills transfer.
Renowned pioneer in the entertainment industry, Natalia Da Rocha heads up an experienced and talented team.
The recently developed Plein 2 Spain
showcase saw 18 students of the Applauz Arts Initiative, gainfully employed for 6 months in Europe performing several regular shows. We aim to expand this programme to create several showcases for export as well as local employment.