Founding Resident Companies

Dell HallPhoto by G. Russ Images

The Long Center is the performance home for the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Austin Opera and Ballet Austin.

These Founding Resident Companies utilize the Long Center approximately 180 nights each year and bring both traditional and modern performances to audiences of all ages. In collaboration with the Founding Resident Company educational programs, the Long Center supports Masters-level classes for aspiring local artists and is afforded the opportunity to expose over 100,000 school children to the cultural arts each year.

Long Center Founding Resident Companies

Ballet Austin

As distinctive and dynamic as the city it calls home, Ballet Austin takes its “classically innovative” approach to dance that reshapes the relationship between artist and audience.
Learn more about Ballet Austin ›

Austin Symphony Orchestra

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is Austin’s oldest performing arts group, providing an entertaining range of classical, pops and family concerts that take audiences on a musical journey throughout the ages and around the world.
Learn more about the Austin Symphony Orchestra ›

Austin Opera

The Austin Opera is committed to producing outstanding opera that will entertain, enrich and educate the central Texas community.
Learn more about the Austin Opera ›