About Arte Viva Management
Sam de Romijn
HOD: Actors' Division
Arte Viva Management is a boutique artist & arts management agency.
We represent a select group of South Africa's top musicians, mainly in the jazz and contemporary indigenous genres,
and a roster of professional actors & actresses, performing in theatre, film, television & on radio.
AVM also provides local and international tour & production services for music and the performing arts,
working with a strong network of independent suppliers and professionals.
Formally established in January 2017, the agency is based in Cape Town, South Africa and headed by Nikki Froneman,
with more than 18 years of experience in arts & culture management and production.
In September 2018, Sam de Romijn joined Arte Viva to head up the new Actors division.
Sam has some 17 years experience in theatre, and has worked as an acting agent for the last 5 years.
In music, we have produced tours for artists including:
Coco Zhao (China)
Hildegard Lernt Fliegen (Switzerland)
Adrián Iaies (Argentina)
Bokani Dyer (Botswana/SA).
We have worked with clients and partners including:
The National Arts Festival
Cape Town International Jazz Festival
Harare International Festival of the Arts
The Cape Town International Film Market & Festival
Festival Mondial de Theatres de Marionettes
Joy of Jazz
Cape Town Fringe Festival
Performing Arts Creative Exchange
The Embassy of Argentina
The Embassy of Uruguay
The Embassy of South Africa
African Bush Camps
Castle Milk Stout