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John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center

Box Office

Inside Bardo Art Center


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Visit the Box Office or Give Us a Call

The Bardo Arts Center Box Office is located at 199 Centennial Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723, with free parking available on site.

Please visit us or give us a call at 828.227.2479 during our hours of operation. 

Standard Box Office Hours

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm 

The box office is open at least one hour prior to every Bardo Arts Center ticketed performance.

Additional Information


Access our current listing of ticketed events at Bardo Arts Center throughout the 2019-2020 season.
please click here.


Bardo Arts Center Standard Rates*

  • Adult: $15
  • Senior: $10
  • WCU Faculty/Staff : $10
  • Students: $5
  • Group Rates: Available for selected shows for groups of 20 or more. BAC Sunday Cinema Series screenings are always at 7:30 PM and the above rates do not change. If you are interested in getting a discount on tickets, consider becoming a subscriber. Learn more about the BAC Sunday Cinema Series by clicking here. 

Special Rate for "An Evening with David Sedaris"

    • Adult: $25
    • Senior: $20
    • WCU Faculty/Staff : $20
    • Students: $5

*Please note:
Outside of the season that Bardo Arts Center produces, we serve as a venue space for numerous on-campus departments and groups, along with off-campus organizations. All other ticketing rates are set by the department or organization and can be found here.


All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued unless the performance is canceled. BAC reserves the right to make changes or substitutions to the lineup should production problems arise with any listed performance.

Special Rates

  • Group Rates: Available for selected shows for groups of 20 or more
  • Senior Rates: Available for selected shows for those 60 years of age or older
  • Student Rates: Available for most shows for any student of any age at any institution. ID required.


A ticket is required for anyone entering the performance hall, including young children. Children of all ages qualify for student tickets. Please use discretion when choosing to bring a child to a performance. Most of the performances are not recommended for children younger than five years of age. Should a child become disruptive, an accompanying adult may be asked to wait with them in the lobby.


A listing of the available seats in the John W. Bardo Find and Performing Arts Center


Hoey Auditorium Seating Chart


special accomModations

  • Accessibility: BAC is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Wheelchair spaces are available in the orchestra and balcony of the performance hall. For special accommodations, please contact the box office at 828.227.2479.
  • Assistive Listening: Assistive listening devices are available at no charge at the box office on a first come, first served basis. Please return the device to the box office or to a member of the house staff at the end of the performance.
  • Parking: The BAC parking lot has seven handicapped parking spaces available on a first come, first served basis. Passengers may be dropped off and picked up at the entrance to the performance hall at any time by drivers circling the parking lot.

Gift Certificates

Gift certificates are available for each Performance Series and single ticket orders. Please contact the box office to purchase a gift certificate at 828.227.2479.

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