Special Alert
Moogfest 2016 Pics

Moogfest 2016 Pics

Performing Arts

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. 

Search All Performing Arts:

Use the filters to search by category, amenities, keyword, and region.

Amenities

General

General

Payment/Discounts/Rates

Arts & Culture

Performing Arts

OPEN MAP

OK
1-10 OF 83

Carolina Theatre

  • 309 W Morgan St, Downtown Durham
  • I-85 Exit 177
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 560-3030
  • Downtown Area

Situated in the heart of Downtown Durham, this Beaux Arts-style building includes Fletcher Hall, restored to its original 1926 décor, which houses live performances by musicians, comics, speakers, …

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center

  • 123 Vivian St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 680-2787
  • Downtown Area

With a mission of presenting one-of a-kind live entertainment events, DPAC truly has something for everyone, hosting over 180 performances a year, including spectacular touring Broadway productions, …

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

African American Dance Ensemble

  • 120 Morris St, Durham Arts Council Bldg, Downtown, I-85 Exit 177
  • Durham, NC 27701-3230
  • (919) 560-2729
  • Downtown Area

Preserves and shares the traditions of African and African-American dance and music through research, education, and performances. Founded by award-winning choreographer and instructor Dr. Charles …

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Agape Theatre Project

  • Contact for Address
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Downtown Area

The Agape Theatre Project is a faith and community based organization created for the purpose of producing and promoting original plays from predominantly African- American playwrights in an effort …

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

American Dance Festival

  • 715 Broad St, Ninth Street District
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 684-6402
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Heralded as “One of the nation’s most important institutions” by the New York Times and as “The world’s greatest dance festival” by the New York Post, the American Dance Festival’s sustained record …

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

American Tobacco Amphitheatre

  • 300 Blackwell St, American Tobacco, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 433-1566
  • Downtown Area

Outdoor venue on the American Tobacco Campus, seating more than 2,000 in front of a stage beneath the Lucky Strike Water Tower. Live performances, events, and receptions.

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

The Art of Cool Project

  • 400 W Main St, Ste 203, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • (919) 672-0060
  • Downtown Area

The Art of Cool (AOC) is a 501(c)(3) jazz presenting non-profit organization that strives to cross artistic, economic and social boundaries to bring together a diverse mix of people, cultures, …

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

B.N. Duke Auditorium

  • 1801 Fayetteville St, North Carolina Central University
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 530-6319
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

Historic 900-seat auditorium hosting concerts, festivals, lectures, and performances. Call for ticket information.

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Baldwin Auditorium

  • 1336 Campus Dr
  • Duke University East Campus
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 684-4444
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

685-seat auditorium for lectures and concerts on Duke University’s East Campus. Call or visit website for ticket information.

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

Barriskill Dance Theatre School

  • 3642 Shannon Rd
  • Durham, NC 27707-3769
  • (919) 489-5100
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

View Details »
Add to Trip [+]

 

 

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