Health & Safety

With our venue partners at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, we are committed to ensuring a safe and comfortable enivronment for you to enjoy North Carolina Opera.

Beginning Oct. 1, 2021, the resident companies of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, including North Carolina Opera, will require proof of full vaccination or a negative PCR test dated within the past 72 hours for entry. Per current City of Raleigh requirements, face masks are also required to be worn by all guests while inside the building.

Covid-19 Vaccination and Mask Policy FAQs

GBAC STAR | The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts now holds the Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s GBAC STAR™ Accreditation, the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation.

FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED | Face masks are currently required for everyone per local mandates.

SECURITY SCREENING | New security screening features as you enter the venues include the use of metal detectors. Bag size restrictions will also be enforced, and no bags larger than 12x12x10 will be allowed in the venues.

TOUCHLESS TICKET SCANNING | Touchless payment options are encouraged at the Box Office. When available, tickets will be contact-free, with guests receiving digital tickets.

HAND SANITIZER STATIONS | Additional hand sanitizer stations have been added throughout the venues.

ENHANCED CLEANING | All high-touch areas will be cleaned frequently throughout the day. Cleaning includes the use of electrostatic sprayers.

HVAC AIR FILTRATION: The HVAC systems meet CDC guidelines for filtration of the COVID virus, and all air filters have been updated to MERV 13 or higher.

By purchasing a ticket to an upcoming event with North Carolina Opera, you agree to follow all health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the event.