Resident Companies

The Gallo Center for the Arts is the home of four Resident Companies: Central West Ballet, Modesto Performing Arts, Modesto Symphony Orchestra, and Opera Modesto.

Central West Ballet

A jewel of California’s San Joaquin Valley and resident company of the Gallo Center for the Arts, Central West Ballet is a full-service ballet company producing complete yearly seasons, including the major classical full-length productions in the repertoire.

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Central West Ballet

Modesto Performing Arts

As Modesto’s oldest community theater company, Modesto Performing Arts is still going strong after more than 50 wonderful years! Every year, we sincerely appreciate the audience support and donations received. We strive to bring the very best musicals and entertainment to you, as well as give young people and talented adults the opportunity to be trained and gain experience in the magic of live theater.

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Modesto Performing Arts

Modesto Symphony Orchestra

Each season, the MSO performs five classics concerts and three pops concerts at the Gallo Center for the Arts and produces two community favorites, Picnic at the Pops at the E. & J. Gallo Winery and the Holiday Candlelight Concert at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church.

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Modesto Symphony Orchestra

Opera Modesto

Opera Modesto, the only professional opera company in the San Joaquin Valley, believes opera is about inspiration, art and music, as well as community collaborations, cross disciplinary education, literacy, and opportunities. Opera Modesto offers operas, concerts, and educational opportunities for singers of all ages.

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Opera Modesto