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 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.
March 10 at 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMDance artists ages 11–25 are invited to audition virtually for our 2024 Summer Programs and Training Program with two of our exceptional LINES faculty.
March 16–17, 2024 | 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.
March 24–25, 2024Intermediate to pre-professional dancers ages 12–60 are invited to join us for a two-day workshop in Birmingham, AL. Work directly with past LINES Ballet company members. This experience includes classes in ballet, contemporary, LINES repertory investigation, and explorative improvisation.
April 9 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PMCelebrate the accomplishment and artistry of the BFA at Dominican Class of 2024 as they perform on the beautiful YBCA stage, joined by the second-year Training Program students!
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
The Training Program no longer requires proof of vaccination in order to attend and participate in in-person activities at the LINES Dance Center. The use of face masks is encouraged in the LINES Dance Center, including in common spaces and studios. Subject to teacher discretion, masks may be requested in class. For full details, check out our visit page.