The Team

The Little Theatre


The Athenæum is currently managed by Numb City Productions, a dynamic and creative youth-owned multi-media production company established in 2010. It was appointed to transform, market and operate the Athenæum building complex in January 2013. It brings to the project volumes of energy, enthusiasm and creativity.

Numb CIty has been at the forefront of initiatives to integrate the youth back into the Port Elizabeth inner city through events, art and special programmes for space-place engagement.

It is defined by its innovative approaches to urban and creative industry development and strives to be a leading example of youth-driven social entrepreneurship and collaboration.

It operates from within the building as building administrators but also runs its multi-media company and creative industry consultancy specialising in generating high quality productions across a range of mediums: from print to film; digital to event production; and urbanscape to public art. Through its work, it has established itself as one of the city's leading emerging creative industry consultants and multi-media SMMEs.

Inspired by youth perspectives, Numb City Productions embraces out-of-the-box, but strategic thinking, strong aesthetic and visual interfacing to distil creativity and complexity in unseen before ways. For more info on their work check out: