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Durham is home to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, one of the most popular theaters in the country, as well as the historic Carolina Theatre, drawing national touring acts in music, comedy, and theater. It is also home to the American Dance Festival, the most important modern dance festival in the country, and Duke Performances, curating a season full of eclectic music, dance, and other performances from locally grown and international acts.

It is left as no wonder that Durham is a place replete with performances to captivate any crowd, from its largest, well-known venues to its black-box community theatres. Browse the listings below to find the venues and live events that will knock you off your feet. 

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Barriskill Dance Theatre School

Offering all the usual genres in dance education, BDTS also introduces students to musical theatre training, choreography classes and offers myriad performing opportunities in the community.

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Bartlett Theater

Bartlett Theater is a professional nonprofit theater group dedicated to exploring and presenting the creative world of one playwright each season. 75 percent of all artists it employs will be based …

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Black Ops Theatre Company

The Black Ops Theatre Company is a Durham-based theatre group dedicated to challenging preconceived notions (conscious and otherwise) on what Black Theatre should look like. We are devoted to …

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Blue Sands Music

A musical ensemble providing music for weddings, bar / bat mitzvahs, parties, and more. Members of Blue Sands have performed in Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, and orchestral performances abroad.

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Bouncing Bulldogs - Rope Skipping Demonstration Team

Bouncing Bulldogs is dedicated to providing jump rope instruction and experiences to jump rope enthusiasts around the world. The Bouncing Bulldogs have been a model for producing youth ambassadors …

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Bull City Slam Team

Competitive spoken word poetry team representing the community at regional and national slam events. Foundation offers workshops, events, and organizes the annual Jambalaya Soul Slam.

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The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle

35 professional musicians performing at the historic Carolina Theatre under the baton of internationally respected Maestro Lorenzo Muti. For ticket information call (919) 560-3030.

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Choral Society of Durham

Founded in 1949, this 150-voice mixed chorus regularly performs with professional orchestras and regionally and nationally known soloists.

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Cinema Circle

Outdoor space on Main Street at The Streets at Southpoint. Performances are staged throughout the year. Several fountains provide ambience and some interactive amusement.

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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604