Alonzo King LINES Ballet offers flexible youth and school dance programs ranging from easy-to-incorporate options to fully-customized packages. These offerings are rooted in our unique HeART curriculum that benefits a child’s physical wellness and imagination.
Select Sundays | January–April 2024Guided by LINES Teaching Artists, families will connect with Alonzo King’s work and philosophy while moving, grooving, and collaborating to create dances all their own. These workshops are offered free at LINES Dance Center to families with children four years old or older.
April 7 at 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMFamilies with children ages 4–12 can join LINES Ballet's teaching artists for an immersive dance workshop at YBCA before the company performs in their Sunday Spring Season show!
Thursday and Friday, June 6–7 | 10am–5pmStudy the HeART with LINES Curriculum, a movement-centered approach to integrated learning that encourages play, diversity, and artistry in the every-day experience of students.
When children use their bodies through dance, they reveal their HeARTs! Our curriculum provides dance experiences that promote:
We strive to follow best practices in anti-racist, culturally responsive and trauma-informed teaching.
Founded in 1982, Alonzo King LINES Ballet is a Black-founded non- profit organization created with the purpose of touching hearts and stirring minds through dance.
“Art produces thinkers, lovers, examiners, and excavators. You look at everything in a different way. It forces people to see for themselves… I think the gift of art is a glimpse into the answer to the questions that everyone is asking: Why am I here? Where am I going? Who am I? Art has to be part of education.”