LONG CENTER FOUNDING RESIDENT COMPANIES
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.
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.
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.
The Austin Opera is committed to producing outstanding opera that will entertain, enrich, and educate the Central Texas community.
In addition to the Founding Resident Companies, other outstanding Austin performing arts organizations have performed regularly at the Long Center since its 2008 opening and have been designated as “Resident Companies.”
Austin Shakespeare seeks to bring to life Shakespeare’s glorious language and truthful characters in a unique style.
Pollyanna Theatre Company
Pollyanna Theatre Company commissions and performs original theater for young audiences that speaks to the needs, dreams and imaginations of young people, focusing on ages 4 – 10.
Tapestry Dance is a professional, non-profit organization that shares the power of dance through education and performance both locally and internationally.
Conspirare engages audiences in extraordinary musical experiences through world-class choral performances and recordings.