Director's Choice

A Treat for Valentine's Day Weekend

Artistic Director Stephen Mills introduces two extraordinary choreographic talents to local audiences, while unveiling a world-premiere work of his own.

Soak in the lusciously flowing Stream by Swedish choreographer, dancer and filmmaker Pontus Lidberg, who has created original works for SemperOper Ballet Dresden, Le Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, the Royal Swedish Ballet, the Royal Danish Ballet, Beijing Dance Theater and Norwegian National Ballet to name a few.

Be first to see a new work, Early That Summer, created for Ballet Austin by New York City's Pam Tanowitz, winner of a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in 2011 and a Bessie Award for choreography in 2009. Tanowitz mixes beauty with the unexpected to constantly challenge audiences' expectations.



CHOREOGRAPHY: Pontus Lidberg  |  MUSIC: Ryan Francis

Early That Summer

CHOREOGRAPHY: Pam Tanowitz  |  MUSIC: Julia Wolfe

World Premiere


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Parking at the Long Center

The Long Center/Palmer Events Center Garage 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704 North Entrance. The cost is $8.00 ($10 for special events), collected upon entry into the garage.
Palmer Events Center Garage 900 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78704 South Entrance on Barton Springs Road. The cost is $8.00 ($10 for special events), collected upon entry into the garage.
The One Texas Center Parking Garage 505 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78704 Overflow Parking for The Long Center (There are two entrances: a west entrance on S. 1st St. & a north entrance on Barton Springs Rd.)

The Long Center  |  701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704

The primary parking structure for patrons of The Long Center is the City of Austin's Palmer Events Center Garage. It is located behind and to the east of The Long Center. This structure has two entrances—the South Entrance on Barton Springs Road and North Entrance on Riverside Drive.

Paid valet parking is available for $18.00 per car. For valet parking drop-off by driving eastbound on Riverside Drive and entering the first drive on your right past the Long Center (please stay in the right hand lane of the Keller Williams Circular Drive).

 Overflow Parking for The Long Center is located at The One Texas Center listed below.

ADA Accessibility

The Palmer Events Center garage has 24 accessible/handicapped parking spaces located closest to the elevators on each level. Patrons may also enter the valet line through the first entrance to The Long Center off of Riverside Drive and pull up to the curb to drop off at the main entrance. Elevator access is available through the entry level lobby door next to the Box Office. Staff will be available to direct you should you need assistance.