The Program

“Behavior and thought are movement. We are known by how we move. Everyone is a choreographer. We all make choices in thought, action and behavior.”Alonzo King


The Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program has a diverse and challenging curriculum designed to illuminate each dancer’s inherent gifts, while refining a strong technical foundation.

Training Program dancers engage in a full-time schedule, attending classes Monday through Friday, averaging 35 hours each week. Students work closely with a world-class faculty, including intensives with Alonzo King each semester.

Our Core Curriculum consists of:

  • Ballet
  • Modern
  • Contemporary
  • Pointe
  • Men’s Technique
  • Improvisation
  • Composition
  • LINES Ballet Repertoire

  • Complimented by an enriched curriculum of:
    • Alexander Technique
    • Classical and Contemporary Partnering
    • Yoga
    • Pedagogy of Dance
    • Men's Conditioning
    • Experiential Anatomy for Dancers
    • “Creating a Life of Dance” Workshops
    • Critical Perspectives in Dance
    • Nutrition


    Alonzo King LINES Ballet strives to create an environment that is accessible to the entire community and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of physical or mental disability, race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, political or religious affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    All LINES Dance Center studios are accessible via an operated elevator. Please contact LINES Dance Center Director Kristen Gurbach Jacobson at 415.863.3040 x283 or if you have any questions regarding physical accessibility accommodations for students.