Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Dance Center is San Francisco’s premier destination for community adult 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.
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
26 Seventh Street, 5th Fl
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: 415.863.3040 x221
September 12 – October 31 | Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:00 PMExperience the joy, musicality and creativity of modern dance. Join Mary Carbonara to learn proper alignment, foundational technique and injury prevention.
September 21 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMJoin Nol Simonse to learn his Cunningham-inspired movement vocabulary.
Thursdays I August 22 - November 14Enjoy fun beats, FREE dance and Off the Grid Food Trucks.
September 29 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMLearn how to incorporate active stretching into your pre and post activity ritual.
October 5 at 1:30 PM - 3:00 PMExperience the hottest, hippest trend in pop culture with Patrick Santos and Tiffany Fujii.
The First Sunday of Every MonthJoin us for FREE family-friendly events, featuring interactive dance classes with our faculty.
October 13 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMJoin Christina Briggs to soundly access full range of motion at the hip.
October 25 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMJoin company dancer, Ben Needham-Wood, to learn current repertoire.
October 30 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PMEnjoy a fierce, full out class that focuses on strength, confidence and performance.
November 2 – December 21 | Saturdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PMLearn the basics of classical ballet in a highly personalized and non-intimidating atmosphere, with special focus on stance, body placement, musicality and terminology.
November 3 – December 22 | Sundays, 10:00 – 11:30 AMLearn the basics of classical ballet with Liezl Austria.
November 3 – December 22 | Sundays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PMJoin Liezl Austria to master the basics of classical ballet.
November 3 – December 22 | Sundays, 1:15 – 2:00 PMSupport to your pointe work for years to come. Join Liezl to strengthen your toes and legs while focusing on proper body alignment.
November 16 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMApply articulation, weight, and release/engagement to dynamic movement with Gabriel Mata.
December 14-16Join us for three days and experience Alonzo King and our stellar Training Program teaching artists!
There is a place for every body at Alonzo King LINES Ballet. We welcome adult dancers of all levels of experience to find the class that is best for them.
|Find your level:|
||New to dance? Our introductory adult classes are great for students with little or no dance training.|
||Focus on the fundamentals of dance. Learn skills, terminology, and technique at a slow, approachable pace.|
||Build upon your current foundation with more intricate choreography. For adult students with an understanding of basic dance terminology. Learn at a moderate pace.|
||Ready for a challenge? Expand your technical knowledge and versatility while building strength at a steady pace.|
||Looking for a faster paced environment? For adult dancers with a strong technical background and foundation. Instructors will invest more time in developing your choreographic and technical skills.|
||Build upon your intermediate foundation to prepare for advanced adult classes. Instructors will continue to explain details and form, but at a quicker pace. Improve your skill with more difficult technique and choreography.|
||Pre-professional in-the-making? Classes for the technically skilled adult 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 dancer? Hone your artistry and technique with master teachers and colleagues. Train alongside our very own LINES Ballet Company dancers during regular home seasons.