Workshops

Personalized Instruction. All Levels.

ADULT DANCE WORKSHOPS

Looking for more individualized training? A deeper understanding of dance forms? Performance opportunities? From our Beginner Workshops to multi-day Intensives — you’re sure to build technique, foster creativity and expand your passion for dance.

Beginner Workshops
Ready to try something new? No experience required! Start from the very beginning with these 5-8 week sessions featuring gentle and sequential instruction focused on fundamentals of core disciplines.

Performance Workshops
Looking for exciting choreography and performance opportunities? Experience the creative process from the ground up alongside some of San Francisco’s leading choreographers in 6-8 week workshops.

Intensives
Ready to bring your artistry to the next level? Experience LINES like never before with our multi-day intensives! Our workshops are a unique opportunity to work with world-renowned teachers, in the technical, artistic, and individual cultivation that founds our approach to dance training.

CONTACT

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

Screendance Workshop I Part 2

Saturdays I March 2, 9, 16 & 23

Develop your unique voice as a dance filmmaker. Through hands-on practice, focus on refining your editing techniques and create your own film for a special screening.

Absolute Beginner Ballet Workshop – Level 1 with Liezl Austria

March 2 – April 20 | 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.

Contemporary Choreography and Performance Workshop with Erik Wagner

March 2 - April 17 | Saturdays, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Excavate “meaningful physicality” using intuitive moving, discussion and improvisation. The process will culminate in the creation of an original work to be performed during Bay Area Dance Week.

Absolute Beginner Ballet Workshop – Level 2 with Liezl Austria

March 3 – April 21 | Sundays, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Learn the basics of classical ballet in a personalized and encouraging atmosphere.

Absolute Beginner Ballet Workshop – Level 3 with Liezl Austria

March 3 – April 21 | Sundays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Build upon the lessons of Liezl's earlier workshops as you continue to master the basics of classical ballet.

Contemporary Performance Workshop with Kara Davis

March 3 - April 28 | Sundays, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Experience firsthand the creative process of making a new choreographic work with Kara Davis, co-founder of project agora. Then hit the stage during Bay Area Dance Week for a final public performance.

Absolute Beginner Modern Dance Workshop with Mary Carbonara

March 4 – April 29 | Mondays, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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

Choreography and Performance Workshop with James Graham

March 5, 19 & April 2 - 23 | Tuesdays, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Enter the choreographic process of James Graham Dance Theatre to create a new work that will be performed during Bay Area Dance Week.

Beginning Pointe Workshop with Liezl Austria

March 6 – 27 | Wednesdays, 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM

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

Jazz Summit

March 30 - 31 | Saturday - Sunday, 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Join renowned teachers Jenni Bregman, Lynn Brilhante, Suzy Myre and Stacey Printzwill for a two-day JAZZ workshop. Experience an array of styles ranging from sassy-street jazz to lyrical jazz.

Adult Dance Intensive | MAY 30 – JUNE 2

May 30 - June 2

Develop personal artistry and improve your technique in intimate contact with our renowned faculty and the philosophy and approach of Alonzo King.