It's no secret that the way Austin creates arts has changed drastically in the last six months, and at the Long Center we've been fascinated by the ways creativity is booming and blooming (plus, how we can help). Our next Long Center Create Virtual Event with Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre is a perfect example of this, streaming live September 12!
We've been going through our photo archives lately and thought you might wanna see, too! So we asked our good friend and go-to freelance photographer Suzanne Cordeiro to pick out some of her favorites from over the years. Enjoy!
Well aren't you a sight for sore eyes! We know it's been a hot minute since we've seen each other, and though we've let our hair grow out and gotten new glasses while we've been apart, we know there's still a connection here.
This week's Mid-Week Intermission features our friend Stephen Mills, Artistic Director and Choreographer for Ballet Austin. Read on to see how BA's dancers are staying connected and how Stephen's been spending time outside of the studio.
This week, we're all about what we miss most about hosting event right now — YOU. So we're turning things upside down to show how much live experiences, concerts, theatrical productions, and gatherings mean to us, while highlighting ALL the individuals that make our industry and our city what it is.
This week's Mid-Week Intermission features our friend Jackie Nirenberg from Capital Metro. Jackie leads community engagement for Project Connect, CapMetro's, their new proposal for Austin transit. Find out more about Jackie's favorite memories from attending events at the Long Center and her hobbies once she's off the clock.
In green spaces across town, P A R K S P A C E has arrived to provide a visual stay-safe guide while venturing outdoors, including at the Long Center!
For this edition of Mid-Week Intermission, we went straight to Amber Wadey, as our Director of People & Culture. Amber has been an integral part of making sure our team stays motivated while working from home, whether it's organizing group workouts or encouraging our pet pictures in the LC slack channel -- you'll always find Amber ready to tackle whatever problem you throw her way.
Welcome to CyberStock: A Teenager's Guide to Surviving the World -- the entirely new digital artfrom from the Summer Stock Austin team that combines student storytelling, short films, and song & dance, with a little help from industry professionals (and a couple Hamilton stars!).
In this edition of Long Story Short, we caught up with Joe Williams (Artistic Director) and Lennox Kolics (intern & former ACG student) to answer this question -- What makes an ensemble an ensemble when you can't be together??