List of the Major Performing Arts Companies

The following major performing arts companies are funded through the MPA framework.
For information about the MPA Framework click here.

These companies must meet a range of criteria, including the demonstration of the highest artistic standards, a sizeable audience base and having a minimum average income of more than $1.6 million over the previous three-year period.

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

www.aso.com.au 

The Australian Ballet

www.australianballet.com.au 

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

www.brandenburg.com.au 

Australian Chamber Orchestra

www.aco.com.au 

Bangarra Dance Theatre

www.bangarra.com.au 

Bell Shakespeare Company

www.bellshakespeare.com.au 

Black Swan State Theatre Company

www.bsstc.com.au 

Circus Oz

www.circusoz.com.au 

Company B

www.belvoir.com.au 

Malthouse Theatre

www.malthousetheatre.com.au 

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

www.mso.com.au 

Melbourne Theatre Company

www.mtc.com.au 

Musica Viva Australia

www.mva.org.au 

Orchestra Victoria

https://www.australianballet.com.au/orchestravictoria

Opera Australia

www.opera-australia.org.au 

Opera Queensland

www.operaq.com.au

Queensland Ballet

www.queenslandballet.com.au 

Queensland Theatre Company

www.qldtheatreco.com.au 

State Opera of SA

www.saopera.sa.gov.au 

State Theatre Company of SA

www.statetheatrecompany.com.au 

Sydney Dance Company

www.sydneydancecompany.com 

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

www.sydneysymphony.com 

Sydney Theatre Company

www.sydneytheatre.com.au 

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

www.tso.com.au 

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

https://qso.com.au/

West Australian Ballet Company

www.waballet.com.au 

West Australian Opera

www.waopera.asn.au 

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

www.waso.com.au 

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