DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, offers a challenging and fun work environment. You will have an opportunity to be part of a quality team committed to making DPAC one of the best live entertainment centers in America.

Applicants should be committed to providing top-quality service to DPAC guests and clients and be able to work a flexible schedule which will include some nights, weekends, and holidays. Potential employees must be able to provide proper identification and submit to a background check. All applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. and have reliable transportation.

DPAC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Full-time positions work normal business hours and may also work events depending on the position.
• There are no full-time openings at this time.


DPAC offers a variety of part-time employment opportunities and employs approximately 300 part-time staff in the following positions:

TO APPLY for a part-time position, fill out the Online Application Form.

The work environment is exciting, fast-paced, professionally casual and fun. Part-time positions work during events, requiring availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays. We accept applications for part-time positions at all times, however applications are only reviewed at the time a position opens and the department is hiring. Applications are forwarded to the department manager for review ONLY at the time the department is hiring.


For more information on internships, please see our Internship Page.  

Bartenders and Concessions

While Centerplate is not currently hiring, we will accept applications to keep on file. Please download application, fill it out and return it to the DPAC Ticket Center.

Download application here.

Candidates should review application requirements and job descriptions before applying.

Arts Center Info

  • 919.680.2787
  • 919.688.3722
The American Tobacco District
123 Vivian Street
Durham, NC 27701

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