Founded in May 1986 as Austin’s first professional opera company, Austin Opera is a cultural destination for the community that delivers an extraordinary experience, provides a creative environment that demystifies the art form, enables lifelong learning, and celebrates the diversity that makes Austin unique. Austin Opera is committed to providing outstanding opera that will entertain, enrich and educate the Central Texas community.
Austin Opera is proud to be a Founding Resident Company of
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.