Mary Carbonara

Mary Carbonara is a teacher and choreographer based in San Francisco since 1991. She teaches absolute beginners through professionals at Alonzo King LINES Ballet Center, dance pedagogy through the LINES Ballet Training Program, and creative movement for children age 3-11 in public schools as well as through her own independent program, Hamster Dance Academy. She was recently hired as the Outreach and Teen Program Manager at Alonzo King LINES Dance Center where she is thrilled to be introducing a new Teen Program this fall. She can be reached at

Jun 01, 2014
Instilling Life-Long Pasion: In Conversation with Elvia Marta and Annie Parr

May 01, 2014
It Happens In the Studio: Talking Trends and Technique with Five Artists Who Teach

Apr 01, 2014
Teach to Inspire: Takami Craddock and Corrine Nagata on Teaching Kids

Jul 01, 2013
Dana Reitz: The Silent Innovator Comes to the Bay Area

Jul 01, 2012
CHIME 2013: Time to Get a Witness

Jan 01, 2012
A Celebration of Community: Black Choreographers Festival Here & Now

Nov 01, 2011
The Ties That Bind: Eight Years of CHIME

Jun 01, 2011
Are We Saturated With Killing? Provoking the Limitations of Performance

Mar 01, 2011
Reality in Black Swan or Just a Lot of B.S.?

Nov 01, 2010
Crossroads: Part III: Teachers