Guest Artists

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program students have many opportunities to take master classes and workshops with stellar visiting artists. Past artists have included:

Alexandra Damiani
Artistic Director of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet | New York, NY

Angela Dice Nguyen
Artistic Director of The MoveMessenger(s) | San Francisco, CA

Angelo Dello Iacono
Founder and Director of DNA Dialect | Vevey, Switzerland

Anna Halprin
Modern Dance Pioneer | Marin County, CA

Ashley Werhun
Company Member of Ballet Jazz de Montréal | Montréal, Canada

Brian Brooks
Artistic Director of Brian Brooks Moving Company | New York, NY

Christina Johnson
Former Rehearsal Director & Original Company Member for Complexions Contemporary Ballet | New York, NY

Christopher Roman
Former Associate Artistic Director & Company Member with The Forsythe Company (now Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company) | Frankfurt, Germany

Chuck Wilt
Artistic Director & Choreographer of UNA Projects | New York, NY

Clifford Williams
Artist in Residence, Complexions Contemporary Ballet | New York, NY

Colin Peasley, OAM
Freelance Teacher, formerly with The Australian Ballet

Desmond Richardson
Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet | New York, NY

Elizabeth Streb
Artistic Director of STREB | Brooklyn, NY

Germaul Barnes
Founder of Viewsic Dance | Brooklyn, NY

Gilbert Small
Company Member for Ballet BC | Vancouver, BC, Canada

Glenn Edgerton
Artistic Director of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago | Chicago, IL

Hervé Palito
Freelance Teacher, formerly the Artistic Director of Compania Nacional de Danza | Madrid, Spain

Hiroshi Koike
Artistic Director of Pappa Tarahumara | Tokyo, Japan

James Sutton
Freelance Teacher, former Professor at NYU Tisch | New York, NY

Janet Wong
Associate Artistic Director of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company | New York, NY

Janice Garrett
Co-Artistic Director of Garrett + Moulton Productions | San Francisco, CA

Jennifer Archibald
Founder & Artistic Director of Arch Dance Company | New York, NY

Joanna Haigood
Artistic Director of Zaccho Dance Theater | San Francisco, CA

John Jasperse
Artistic Director of John Jasperse Company | New York, NY

Jon Ole Olstad
Independent Teacher & Choreographer, Formerly with Nederlands Dans Theater 1 | New York, New York

Kathleen Hermesdorf
Artistic Director of la ALTERNATIVA | San Francisco, CA

Kelsey Paschich
Founding Member & Co-Director of SHIFT | DANCE | Albuquerque, NM

Kyle Abraham
Artistic Director of Abraham.In.Motion | New York, NY

Lauren Grant
Company Member of Mark Morris Dance Group | New York, NY

Layla Amis
Co-Founder & Director of Modas Dance | Albuquerque, NM

Lloyd Mayor
Soloist with Martha Graham Dance Company | New York, NY

Marc Brew
Artistic Director of AXIS Dance Company | Oakland, CA

Matthew Rushing
Rehearsal Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater | New York, NY

Nic Lincoln
Freelance Teacher | Minneapolis, MN

Nikki Holck
Freelance Dancer & Teacher at Peridance Capezio Center | New York, NY

Odette Hughes
Associate Director of Company Wayne McGregor (formerly Random Dance) | London, United Kingdom

Raphael Boumaila
Freelance Teacher, formerly with Limon Dance Company | San Francisco, CA

Tony Rizzi
Director of Tony Rizzi and the Bad Habits, formerly with Frankfurt Ballet | Frankfurt, Germany

Wendy Whelan
Independent Dancer & Choreographer, formerly with New York City Ballet | New York, NY

Zack Tang
Formerly with LINES Ballet, currently with RUBBERBANDance Group | Montréal, Canada