Now celebrating its 36th year of being at the forefront of ballet’s evolution, Alonzo King LINES Ballet is a world-renowned contemporary ballet company. Under the leadership of visionary choreographer Alonzo King, LINES Ballet pushes the limits of contemporary dance while showcasing the art form at its very best. Drawing on cultural traditions, scientific principles, and collaborations as diverse and inventive as his choreography, King introduces audiences worldwide to dance that is deeply honest and truly relevant to our world today. Every spring and fall, LINES Ballet brings new works of illuminating beauty to Bay Area audiences. When not performing at home in San Francisco, the Company travels around the world to share its vision of cutting-edge and transformative dance. LINES Ballet has been featured at venues such as the Venice Biennale, Monaco Dance Forum, Maison de la Dance, the Edinburgh International Festival, Montpellier Danse, the Wolfsburg Festival, the Holland Dance Festival, Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris and most recently, the historic Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. In its 35th year, LINES Ballet continues its commitment to dance education and community involvement through the LINES Ballet Training Program and Summer Program, the joint BFA Program in Dance with Dominican University of California, and the LINES Dance Center, one of the largest dance facilities on the West Coast.