Accessibility

Carolina Performing Arts is dedicated to providing exceptional hospitality for all of our guests (artists, patrons, and visitors alike), ensuring that meaningful arts experiences are available to all persons in our community.

If you have any special requests, accessibility needs, or recommendations on how we can make our venues and events more convenient and comfortable for everyone, please contact us via email at carolinaperformingarts@unc.edu or call us at 919.843.3333. Whenever possible, please contact us prior to the event date to discuss any special requests.

Please see below for more detailed information on accessible seating, parking options, and more.

What type of accessible seating options are available in your venue(s)?

Memorial Hall

We have accessible seating options throughout the main floor and the mezzanine. There is no accessible seating in our Balcony.

Wheelchair Accessible Seating: 26

Designated aisle seats: 7

Moeser Auditorium at Hill Hall, CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio, Gerrard, and Historic Playmakers Theatre

These spaces all offer accessible seating options as well as zero barrier entry. Please contact Ticket Services for specific information or to discuss and special requests you may have.

Who is allowed to purchase accessible seating?

Accessible seats are reserved exclusively for use by patrons who require the specific features of those seats and their guest(s). The fraudulent purchase or use of these seating locations by patrons who do not require those features is strictly prohibited and will result in patron relocation without compensation.

How do I purchase accessible seating?

Accessible seating can be purchased by phone (919.843.3333) or in person at the Memorial Hall Box Office. Accessible windows are available on the west exterior and at the interior lobby windows. Please feel free to contact Ticket Services to discuss any specific requests or questions you may have.

Where are accessible parking options near your venue(s)

There are many reserved accessible parking places near our venues. Please visit our Parking and Directions page for detailed information, or contact us with specific questions.

What are my options for assistive listening devices?

Memorial Hall is equipped with infrared listening systems provided free of charge for our hearing-impaired guests. We have a limited supply of headsets that should be reserved in advance through Ticket Services.

What accessibility options are there for virtual events?

CPA enables Closed Captioning for all pre-recorded virtual events.

For special accessibility requests for virtual events, including Closed Captioning for livestreams, please email carolinaperformingarts@unc.edu at least five business days prior to the livestream.

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