Spring Performance Graphic V5

Spring Repertory Performance on May 14 & 15 at 1:00PM

SJDT dancers will perform in the 1000 seat Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College, with special guest Jake Casey of Cincinnati Ballet and Foothill College students. Dancers from each level will perform pieces highlighting their technique and artistry. Additional performances by levels 5/6 and guests will include:

“Paquita Grand Pas Classique,” and “Le Corsaire Pas De Deux” staged by Artistic Director, Linda Hurkmans
“Chopin Etudes” choreographed by Linda Hurkmans
“Joy” choreographed by Adolfo Marazita
Levels Pre-Ballet, 1, 2, & 3 will dance pieces choreographed by Laura Rafey and Irina Tomushev

Levels 4, 5, & 6 Contemporary class will dance “Winter” choreographed by Sian Ferguson
Invited guest, Jake Casey will perform his original choreography, “44”

Tickets are $25 and available for purchase online or by calling the box office at 1-800-838-3006.
(Please note, the name of the event is, “Foothill College in Collaboration with San Jose Dance Theatre”)

buy tickets2

Announcing the New Professional Training Division

San José Dance Theatre is excited to announce the launch of its Professional Training Division, directed by SJDT alumna, Brooke Nicholson, beginning August 2016. The San José Dance Theatre Professional Training Division offers advanced instruction for those students planning a professional dance career. Open to students ages 10+, by invitation only, this full day training program will focus on advancing the student’s technique and artistry through a diverse curriculum.

view press release

SMUIN Ballet Photography by Marty Sohl Copyright 2007 Marty Sohl

SMUIN Ballet
Photography by Marty Sohl
Copyright 2007 Marty Sohl

Questions and/or video auditions (adagio, pirouette, petite and grand allegro, & variation) with head shot and training background can be submitted here.

Winter/Spring Semester Registration is open!

Email Artistic Director, Linda Hurkmans at Linda@sjdt.org for more information

SJDT Tour

Tour of San Jose Dance Theatre with Artistic Director, Linda Hurkmans.
Video Courtesy of Timothy Jeghers.

Video highlighting San José Dance Theatre in 2015 as well as the 50th production of ‘The Nutcracker’.


Congratulations to San Jose Dance Theatre dancers for being accepted into the prestigious programs:
The Kirov Academy of Ballet, Washington D.C., ABT New York, Bolshoi Ballet, Houston Ballet, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, and North Carolina School of the Arts