DPAC For All

DPAC For All, founded in 2018, is an initiative designed to make the arts accessible to the Durham community and beyond.

DPAC For All offers reserved seating starting at $15 + Ticket Fees per ticket exclusively for Durham residents, military, students, and young professionals to most Broadway shows and select special events.

This program provides an opportunity for many to experience their first-ever live performance at a savings of 20% to 75%. DPAC for All tickets can be purchased in-person at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC – Ticket Center at DPAC, over the phone, or online.

See a hit Broadway show direct from New York, one of your favorite bands live, a superstar comedian, or a world-class special event. The possibilities are endless with DPAC For All.


Who Qualifies?

Durham Residents

  • Residents of Durham County

MaryAnn BlackInspired by Durham’s great community leader, MaryAnn Black, DPAC created this special discount ticket offer for City of Durham residents. In February of 2020, when asked to comment on DPAC for All, MaryAnn shared “I am pleased that the program DPAC for All is available for the people of Durham. They have an opportunity to experience the wonderful shows, the lovely building and the warmth showed by the DPAC employees. DPAC for All is a promise made by DPAC to be inclusive and to let residents of Durham know of DPAC’s commitment to the community.” DPAC is proud to offer this program in memory of MaryAnn Black, who served the City of Durham in numerous ways throughout her lifetime.


  • Members of the Armed Services


  • All Students

Young Professionals

  • 18 - 30 years old

Sign Up Today for DPAC For All Special Offers

Join to receive new show announcements and the latest special ticket offers straight to your inbox.

Please note: In order to purchase tickets online, you must sign up for the email list. 

Durham Residents

Join the DPAC For All Durham Residents Email List Here


Join the DPAC For All Military Email List Here


Join the DPAC For All Student Email List Here

Young Professionals

Join the DPAC For All Young Professionals Email List Here

Buy Tickets


  • Purchase Tickets Online

  • Please note: In order to purchase tickets online, you must sign up for the email list. 

Over The Phone

  • DPAC for All tickets are available by calling the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina – Ticket Center at DPAC at 919.680.2787.

In Person

  • By visiting us in person at 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC 27701.  Please ask for “DPAC for All Seating” to purchase these seats.

All tickets must be picked up at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina – Ticket Center.

Confirming Eligibility

Please note that when picking up tickets, you must bring documentation that shows your eligibility for DPAC For All. 

Durham Residents

  • Please bring a valid ID that with a Durham zip code.

Military Service Members

  • Please bring a valid Military ID.


  • Please a bring a valid Student ID, report card, transcript, letter from school, or other form of identification that shows you are a full time student for the current school year.

Young Professionals

  • Please bring a valid ID with date of birth showing that you are between the ages of 18 and 30.

Upcoming Events

Nimesh Patel

Sept. 30

$24.50 + Ticket Fees

Black Violin

Oct. 8

$25 + Ticket Fees

MJ the Musical

Oct. 10 - Oct. 22

$33.50 + Ticket Fees

Funny Girl

Nov. 7 - 12

$21 + Ticket Fees

Derek Hough
Derek Hough

Nov. 20

$39.50 + Ticket Fees

Mean Girls

Nov. 24 - 26

$16.50 + Ticket Fees

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Dec. 2

$25 + Ticket Fees

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Dec. 5 - 10

$16.50 + Ticket Fees

A Christmas Carol - Presented by Theatre in the Park

Dec. 13 - 17

$11.50 + Ticket Fees

Girl From the North Country

Jan. 2 - 7

$16.00 + Ticket Fees

Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations

Feb. 6 - 11

$16.50 + Ticket Fees

Peter Pan

Feb. 27 - Mar. 3

$16.00 + Ticket Fees

Mrs. Doubtfire

Mar. 19 - 24

$24.50 + Ticket Fees


Visit our FAQ page for more info on DPAC For All.