Current Teaching Schedule * (updated October 2014):


Intermediate Modern

Tuesdays, 10-11:30am, LINES Ballet, SF, 7th x Market


Gaga People

Tuesdays, 6:15-7:15pm, SF Conservatory of Dance, 301 8th st.


Gaga People

Wednesdays, 7:30pm-8:30pm, Shawl-Anderson, Berkeley

* Please note: James Graham will be teaching as a Visiting Artist at the University of Calgary Oct 19- Nov 16.  His regular classes (Modern and Gaga) will continue with guest teachers subbing for him. Please check online calendars for specific locations and details.

Recent Teaching highlights:

James Graham has been on faculty in the Dominican University/ LINES Ballet BFA Program, the LINES Ballet Training Program, and the LINES Ballet Summer Program teaching both Gaga and Modern Technique. Graham has taught countless open Gaga classes at the SF Conservatory of Dance and at Shawl-Anderson Dance Center. He recently traveled to Portland, Oregon, San Jose and Santa Cruz, CA, Columbus, OH, and Daegu, South Korea to teach Gaga Workshops.  Every Summer, with Charles Slender and Riley Watts, he offers a 5-day Dance Lab of Countertechnique, Forsythe Improvisation Technologies, and Gaga. He taught movement/dance to the Bouffons in the SF Circus Center Clown Conservatory. He was also hired to teach Gaga at Google (say that 5 times fast!) in Silicon Valley.  In Spring 2013, he was  hired to set Tino Sehgal’s work “Instead of…” to a new cast at the Berkeley Art Museum.


James Graham, M.F.A. is currently available to teach Gaga/People, Gaga/Dancers, Modern, Improvisation, Composition, Ballet, and Musical Theatre.

Modern Class at LINES Ballet/ Dominican University B.F.A. Program:


Modern/Improvisation Class at The Ohio State University: