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.

Questions and/or video auditions (adagio, pirouette, petite and grand allegro, & variation) with head shot and training background can be submitted here.
SMUIN Ballet Photography by Marty Sohl Copyright 2007 Marty Sohl

SMUIN Ballet
Photography by Marty Sohl
Copyright 2007 Marty Sohl

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Winter/Spring Semester Registration is open!

Email Artistic Director, Linda Hurkmans at for more information


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