Triangle ArtWorks strives to provide basic information and links for all traditional performance venues in the Triangle. We will work to keep our information updated, but obviously you should contact the venue directly for up-to-date information. Please inform us HERE if you find outdated or erroneous information, or have information to add.
Location: 300-G East Main Street Carrboro, NC 27510
The Wynn Theater: With a seating capacity of 355 (general admission), the Earl and Rhoda Wynn Theater provides an intimate experience for performers and audience members alike. Seating is general admission. Our stage measures approximately 28 by 32 feet and has played host to hundreds of musicians, actors, puppeteers, dancers and other creative souls.
The West End Theater: The West End Theater provides a venue that is particularly suited to smaller performances that require up close and personal attention. Perfect for one-person acts, comedy shows and staged readings, the West End Theatre has been vital in the promotion of local and up-and-coming acts.
Rental Rates: Rates for all rooms: $90 per hour ($70 per hour for non-profits and schools). Discounted rates are available for lengthy or long-term rentals. Sound and light technicians, bartenders and other services are available at additional charge. For adult concert bookings contact Art Menius, for adult theatre and theatrical rentals – Jeri-Lynn Schulke, for non-theatrical rentals – Brad Porter, operations director, for family and childrens performances – Brooke Kesterson, School & Family Performances Coordinator.
Facilities: 4,236-sq. ft. Century Hall, complete with grand piano.
Location: 100 N. Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC 27510
Phone: 919-918-7385 Fax: 919-918-4476
Memorial Hall- Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill. Capacity of 1434 (916 orchestra, 518 balcony) Website
Gerrard Hall -The building features a U-shaped balcony with fixed seating and room for movable seating on the lower level. Total seating is 380 (187 in the upper level and 193 in the lower level). – Standing receptions of up to 200 people may be accommodated on the lower level. Gerrard Hall is located on East Cameron Avenue between Memorial Hall and South Building. Website
Information: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill groups have first priority for the use of Memorial Hall and Gerrard Hall. Non-University events must be compatible with the University’s academic mission and the Chancellor’s Facility Use Policy. The average cost of a non-University event in Memorial Hall is $3,000-$5,500. The average cost of a non-University event in Gerrard Hall is $450-$1,000. The average cost of a non-University event in Historic Playmakers Theatre is $1,250-$2,250.
Contact: Non-University users may call 919-962-0957 for more information about non-University booking procedures, costs and insurance requirements. For more information about the reservation process, please call 919-962-0957 or e-mail Mark Steffen here.
Website: For technical specs and more reservation information, start here.
Location: 143 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC
Email: Facilities manager for Botanical Gardens, who oversees Forest Theater, Email, (919-962-0522). Forest Theater manager: Email.
Space: Outdoor amphitheater on UNC campus. Up to 300 guests. Closes at dusk.
Information: A non-refundable facility use fee of $500, plus a separate refundable $200 damage deposit is required to confirm a reservation. No alcohol. Reservation of the theater does not reserve the parking lot. For more information, and an online application, click here.
Location: 610 East Rosemary Street Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Space: The Horace Williams House is an 1840s Greek revival home nestled among two acres of towering oaks and majestic magnolias. Located on Franklin Street in the heart of Chapel Hill’s historic downtown. Good for small, intimate performances.
Info: Contact Sherril Koroluk, event coordinator. PDF file for Profit and Non Profit rentals available on the website.
Location: 1439 Henderson Tanyard Rd., Pittsboro, NC 27312
Space: Shakori Hills is just 20 minutes southwest of Chapel Hill, NC, near Silk Hope, and just a short drive north of Pittsboro, NC. The site can accomodate up to 2500, price dependent on size of event. Rental of property includes use of the meadow field, grove stage area, ticket booth, coffee barn, merchandise booth. Renting party responsible for insurance, trash, recycling, port-a-johns, etc. Electricity for small appliances only.
Facility: Market Street Southern Village has both indoor and outdoor venues available for rental for a variety of events. The Village Green is a lovely outdoor green space with a brand new stage, and is large enough to comfortably accommodate hundreds of people. The Green is well suited to concerts, art fairs, and other performances.
Location: 410 Market St Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: Beverly Carr at (919) 969-7301 x231
Location: The Center for Dramatic Art is located on the UNC Chapel Hill campus, on Country Club Road approximately one block north of the intersection of Country Club Road and Raleigh Road.
Paul Green Theatre – Thrust stage, seats 500.
Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre – Flexible black box performance space, seats 120 to 200.
These spaces are usually unavailable for outside programming during the academic year. Best opportunity for outside use is during the summer session. Rental also requires personnel fee.
Email: Todd Lawrence here for rates and more information.
Location: 123 East Franklin St. Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: (919) 967-8665
Info: 20-200 people. 35MM, BlueRay/DVD/HDTV Digital Projections and computer projections available.
Location: 240 East Winmore Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Space: Winmore Studio is a storefront, short-term rental space, overlooking a nature reserve in Winmore. The floor plan is open, making it ideal for dance, bodywork, photography, production, performances, rehearsals, classes and events of all kinds. Rentals are available by the hour, day or week. Rates are competitive and flexible. The space is upscale, with a clean, minimalist design, affording lessees the opportunity to create their own look. Website.