Alonzo King LINES Ballet | Training Program cultivates intelligent and adept dance artists through a philosophy that fosters independent thinking, fearless investigation, and personal discovery. We propel students to thrive both as dancers and as human beings by pushing beyond their preconceived limitations and encouraging the embodiment of growth and versatility in all facets. Our 2023 Training Program Auditions are now open for registration.
Our Training Program is a full-time two-year professional experience for avid movers ages 18-24. Each year consists of 2 semesters of instruction, during which time dancers work with a world-class faculty, including former and current LINES Ballet company members. Each semester, students are privileged to study with Alonzo King in an interactive workshop setting.
Join us and engage in profound processes of collaboration, creation and performance of new works by leading choreographers. Challenge your artistic voice working with a remarkable roster of renowned Bay Area, national, and international guest artists, and experience the thrill of sharing your unique creativity with San Francisco audiences. Ultimately, we strive to develop strong, versatile, and compassionate artists who are empowered to share their unique voices.
Sep 6 – Dec 17
Jan 9 – May 28
December 16 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMGet in the holiday spirit, and come see the brilliance of LINES Ballet | Training Program performing premiere works by acclaimed faculty and guest artists.
December 17 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMGet in the holiday spirit, and come see the brilliance of LINES Ballet | Training Program performing premiere works by acclaimed faculty and guest artists.
December 17 - 20, 2022Enliven your holiday season and submerge into our transformative approach of training during this 4-day Winter Intensive.
January 14, 2023Join us in Chicago, IL for our Summer, BFA, and Training Program Audition! Each year we travel across the country searching for the next generation of artists.
January 16, 2023Join us in New York, NY for our Summer, BFA, and Training Program Audition! Each year we travel across the country searching for the next generation of artists.
January 21, 2023Join us in Los Angeles, CA for our Summer, BFA, and Training Program Audition! Each year we travel across the country searching for the next generation of artists.
February 4, 2023Join us in Portland, OR for our Summer, BFA, and Training Program Audition! Each year we travel across the country searching for the next generation of artists.
February 25, 2023 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMExperience our transformative one-day virtual workshop! Students will work with former LINES Ballet company members or esteemed LINES faculty to expand their technical and artistic excellence. (ON)LINES Days are offered as part of our 2023 Summer Program and Training Program audition processes.
March 18 - 19, 2023 | 11am-5pmJoin us for a two-day workshop audition with our renowned Training Program faculty and artists! Get an authentic look into our full-time two-year professional experience for avid movers ages 18-24.
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Aszure Barton and Artists
Cirque du Soleil: The Beatles LOVE
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Club Guy + Roni
Copious Dance Theater
Dance Now! Miami
Dance Theatre of Harlem
Dance Theatre of San Francisco
Dark Circles Contemporary Dance
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater II
Delattre Dance Company
Garrett + Moulton Productions
Hofesh Shechter Company
Idan Sharabi and Dancers
James Sewell Ballet
Kate Wallich/The YC & YC2
Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet
Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal (BJM)
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal
Loni Landon Dance Projects
Lyon Opera Ballet
Margaret Jenkins Dance Company
Mark Foehringer Dance Project
Northwest Dance Project
Robert Moses’ Kin
San Francisco Opera
SALT2 SHIFT >>> Physical Theater
Sidra Bell Dance New York
Stephen Petronio Company
Syren Modern Dance
Tanz Luzerner Theater
Trey McIntyre Project
Zhukov Dance Theatre
In order to attend the Training Program in-person at LINES Dance Center, all participants will be required to provide proof of full vaccination (including booster shot if eligible*), for COVID-19 and must comply with our organization’s masking mandates. Out of care and concern for our dance community of staff, teachers, and students, we appreciate your support of this policy that benefits us all.
* Eligibility is determined by date of second vaccination and CDC recommendations, or applicable country mandates if not from the United States.