There are a wide variety of ways to celebrate Bay Area Dance week with LINES Ballet – including our Spring Home Season and LINES BFA Senior Showcase at YBCA – but here we highlight our two free outdoor events which we think will be a blast!

Union Square Live!

Wednesday, April 27 
NEW UPDATED LOCATION! Due to rain, this free lunchtime event will be moved to LINES Dance Center in Studio 5. 26 7th Street at Market.

Enjoy performances by students from LINES Dance Center and LINES Ballet’s education programs. Portions of the performance will be streamed live on Facebook – if you can’t make it in person, join us online!

Highlights from last year’s event:


Inside look at last year’s workshop with James Graham:


This year’s performance line-up:
Bollywood Performance Workshop with Seema Shah
Lines Ballet Training Program 2nd Year dancers, choreography by LBTP alumni Dominique McDougal & Olivia Coombs
LINES BFA at Dominican dancer, Under the Acacia Tree choreography by Anna Krumpos
James Graham Performance Workshop
LINES Ballet Training Program 1st Years dancers, Security choreography by Erik Wagner
Stacey Printz Performance Workshop
Enrico Labayen Performance Workshop in Allegretto

HeART of Market at Mint Plaza

FREE! Saturday, April 30
Mint Plaza, San Francisco

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Performances by LINES Dance Center students and LINES Ballet’s education programs, LINES Community Programs participants and some of SF’s best choreographers! Get in the action with interactive dance experiences.

Performers Include:
LINES Dance Center Workshop performers in choreography by James Graham, Enrico Labayan, Tika Morgan, Stacey Printz and Seema Shah
Tenderloin Boys and Girls Club
De Marillac Academy
Presidio Middle School
Robert Moses’ Kin
Jenni Bregman and Dancers
Teens @LINES Contemporary Students (taught by Jenni Bregman)

Highlights from our last HeART of Market event:


Learn more ways to celebrate Bay Area Dance Week with LINES!

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Cover photo by Katie Wong, Union Square performance video edited by Jamie Wright, Workshop video edited by Katie Wong, Mint Plaza photos by Weidong Yang, Mint Plaza video edited by Katie Wong

Written by Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Alonzo King LINES Ballet is comprised of an internationally renowned contemporary ballet company, three education programs that serve pre-professional dancers, and a dance center that provides adult drop-in classes for all levels. The LINES Ballet mission is to nurture dynamic artistry and the development of authentic creative expression in dance, through collaboration, performance, and education.

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