News/Events



    All You Can Dance for Just $5

    Save the Date!
    January 15, 2017
    1-5pm
    LINES Dance Center, San Francisco

    Join us for an afternoon of classes and styles for every interest – ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, global dance and much more! All You Can Dance features 30-minute sample classes with expert instruction by our world-renowned faculty, all for just $5. All levels are welcome, especially absolute beginners. Check back in January for an event schedule.

    Register in Advance Here!




  • Alonzo King Workshop for Professional-Level Dancers

    January 6-10, 2017
    LINES Dance Center, San Francisco

    The workshop will consist of in-depth technique classes taught by Alonzo King, followed by investigations into movement through the lens of his philosophy and approach. Dancers will experience Alonzo’s process and learn from LINES Ballet’s repertoire, exploring their personal artistry through honesty, challenge, commitment, and curiosity.

    The workshop will run 10am-6pm on the 6, 9, and 10th, and 11:30am-5:30pm on the 7th and 8th. This workshop is $650 for the unique opportunity to work with Alonzo King at LINES Dance Center in San Francisco. A limited number of scholarships are available.

    To apply please send your CV, photos, and clearly-visible video via online links (no downloads please), as well as a brief personal statement of no more than 150 words, to proworkshop@linesballet.org.

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 22nd.
    Dancers will be notified of their acceptance by December 7th and the deadline for payment is December 30th.

  • New Classes for the Fall


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    To view our live online schedule, click here.

    Dance Fitness

    Rhythm and Motion with Dudley Flores
    Saturdays, 9-10am, Thursdays, 6-7:15pm
    Rhythm & Motion is a high-energy, dance-based workout that incorporates a dynamic mix of movement and music styles, including pop, African, Latin, hip hop, R&B, alternative, and more.


    Somatic Practices

    Yoga for Dancers with Garrick Peters (Coming Soon!)
    Saturdays, 9-10:30am
    Yoga for Dancers is a balanced vinyasa yoga practice designed with the dancer in mind.

    Tone, Align & Restore with Melissa Ayres
    Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm
    This restorative, end-of- the-day class helps you increase functional alignment, balance, coordination, strength, kinesthetic awareness and connectivity in ways relevant to ballet and modern-based dance forms.


    Global Dance

    Afro-Brazilian Modern-Silvestre Technique with Tika Morgan
    Mondays, 7:30-9pm
    This class weaves seamlessly through some of Brazil´s most loved cultural dances bringing students from the sacred to the celebratory, with African Brazilian, Folclórico, and more.

    Afro-Haitian Dance with Laure Fleurentin
    Wednesdays, 7:30-9pm
    Steeped in the African Diaspora of the Caribbean nation of Haiti, Afro-Haitian dance has greatly influenced the modern dance world, largely through the research and exposure of the legendary Katherine Dunham.

    Afro-Cuban Dance with Ramon Ramos Ayalo
    Thursdays, 5-6:30pm
    Cuban Modern dance is a dynamic fusion of North American dance techniques (Graham, Limon, Taylor), Ballet and Afro-Cuban dances and rhythms.

    Middle-Eastern Dance with Monica Berini
    Beginning, Mondays, 6-7pm; Intermediate/Advanced, 7-8pm
    This class explores the fundamentals of Egyptian Belly Dance, covering the basics, expression and musicality.