Dance Center

Dance for Every Body. Every Day. Every Week.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Dance Center is San Francisco’s premier destination for community dance education. For more than 35 years, our award-winning faculty have nurtured artistry and creative expression in students of all levels.

Open every day, all year-round, we offer over 75 open classes per week for adults, along with workshops and master class instruction by elite choreographers, companies and artists. From absolute beginners to professional dancers, there is a place for everyone here at LINES Ballet.

CONTACT

Alonzo King LINES Ballet
26 Seventh Street, 5th Fl
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: 415.863.3040 x221
Fax: 415.863.1180

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Contemporary Performance Workshop

August 23 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Kyle Limin to learn and perform a new routine that blends contemporary, jazz and hip hop.

Contemporary Jazz Performance Workshop

August 18 - October 6 | Sundays, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Join choreographer Lynn Brilhante to learn and perform a jazz concert piece.

Self-Massage with the Roll Model® Method Therapy Balls

August 25 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Release tension through full body massage with Stacey Rosenberg.

The LINE UP: Contemporary Class with Juliette Irons

September 4 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join Juliette for a fusion class of contemporary technique and hip hop dynamics, based heavily on musicality and intricacy.

Absolute Beginner Ballet Workshop – Level 1 with Liezl Austria

September 7 – October 26 | Saturdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Learn the basics of classical ballet in a highly personalized and non-intimidating atmosphere, with special focus on stance, body placement, musicality and terminology.

Absolute Beginner Ballet Workshop – Level 2

September 8 – October 27 | Sundays, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Learn the basics of classical ballet with Liezl Austria.

Absolute Beginner Ballet Workshop – Level 3

September 8 – October 27 | Sundays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Join Liezl Austria to master the basics of classical ballet.

Beginning Pointe Workshop with Liezl Austria

September 8 – October 27 | Sundays, 1:15 – 2:00 PM

Support to your pointe work for years to come. Join Liezl to strengthen your toes and legs while focusing on proper body alignment.

Absolute Beginner Modern Dance Workshop with Mary Carbonara

September 12 – October 31 | Thursdays, 7:30 – 9 PM

Experience the joy, musicality and creativity of modern dance. Join Mary Carbonara to learn proper alignment, foundational technique and injury prevention.

The LINE UP: Contemporary Ballet with Peter Cheng

September 14 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Peter Cheng to learn stylized repertory that unifies musicality, rhythm and pulse.

THE LINE UP: K-Pop Technique Class

October 5 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Experience the hottest, hippest trend in pop culture with Patrick Santos and Tiffany Fujii.

Body Work at LINES: Happy Hips, Healthy Turnout

October 13 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Christina Briggs to soundly access full range of motion at the hip.
POLICIES
  • Arrive on time. Latecomers will not be accommodated.
  • New students should arrive at least 15 minutes before class to tour the studios and complete their waiver form.
  • Class placement is at the discretion of our instructors to ensure the safety of all students. Your skill level may be assessed and recommendations made.
  • Dress Code. We do not have an official dress code, but we suggest that you wear clothes that are comfortable to move in and do not restrict you. Avoid clothes that are too loose, as they will make it difficult for the teacher to give you accurate feedback.
  • Professional Rates are for dancers employed by one of the accepted Bay Area dance companies or a legitimate national or international dance company; or be a member of AFTRA, AGMA, Actor’s Equity, or SAG.

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Levels

At any age or level of experience, there is a place for every body at Alonzo King LINES Ballet. We welcome dancers of all levels of experience to find the class that is best for them.

Find your level:
Intro/Absolute Beginner
LEVEL: Intro
New to dance? Our introductory classes are great for students with little or no dance training.  
Basic
LEVEL: Basic
Focus on the fundamentals of dance. Learn skills, terminology, and technique at a slow, approachable pace.
Beginning
LEVEL: Beginner
Build upon your current foundation with more intricate choreography. For students with an understanding of basic dance terminology. Learn at a moderate pace.
Advanced Beginning
LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
Ready for a challenge? Expand your technical knowledge and versatility while building strength at a steady pace.
Intermediate
LEVEL: Intermediate
Looking for a faster paced environment? For dancers with a strong technical background and foundation. Instructors will invest more time in developing your choreographic and technical skills.
Intermediate/Advanced
LEVEL: Intermediate/Advanced
Build upon your intermediate foundation to prepare for advanced classes. Instructors will continue to explain details and form, but at a quicker pace. Improve your skill with more difficult technique and choreography.
Advanced
LEVEL: Advanced
Pre-professional in-the-making? Classes for the technically skilled dancer. Instructors will assume that you have a strong technical foundation and the ability to retain choreographic details. Intended for the dancer at a pre-professional level.
Professional
LEVEL: Professional
Professional dancer? Hone your artistry and technique with master teachers and colleagues. Train alongside our very own LINES Ballet Company dancers during regular home seasons.