Announcement: ABT@Duke

Duke Performances announces an intensive three-year collaboration — running Fall 2018 through Spring 2021 — between the American Ballet Theatre & Duke University.


Black Atlantic

A six-day festival highlighting the music of Africa & the Diaspora; running Monday, March 26 thru Saturday, March 31 at Motorco Music Hall & the Carolina Theatre of Durham.


Upcoming Shows

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Director’s Note for Duke Performances’ 2017/18 Season

We live in anxious, uncertain times. Across our globe, in our country, our state, and even our city of Durham, there seem to be newly monumental consequences of our decisions, many of which feel beyond our control.

2017/18 Artists in Residence

Each year, Duke Performances partners with a range of campus and community organizations to coordinate over 120 distinct artist residency events.

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