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 City, NY

Angela Dice Nguyen
Artistic Director of The Move Messengers | 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 Montreal | Montreal, Canada

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

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

Christopher Roman
Formerly with The Forsythe Company | Frankfurt, Germany

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

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

Colin Peasely Oam
Freelance Teacher, formerly with The Australian Ballet

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

Elizabeth Streb
Artistic Director of STREB | Brooklyn, NY

Germaul Barnes
Founder of Viewsic Dance | Brooklyn, NY

Gilbert Small
Rehearsal Director & Company Member for Ballet BC | Vancouver, BC, Canada

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

Herve 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 City, NY

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

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

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

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

Jon Ole Olstad
Formerly with NDT, Independent Choreographer | Oslo, Norway

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nic Lincoln
Freelance Teacher | Minneapolis, MN

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

Odette Hughes
Associate Director of Wayne McGregor|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, formerly with New York City Ballet | New York City, NY

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