In 2010 a young Katie Manson, while Christmas shopping, saw the dancers of San Jose Dance Theatre in a store window she was passing. She knew from that moment she
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Professional ballet company and San Jose ballet school performing classical favorites and innovative new works from leading choreographers. Performances include “The Nutcracker”, a San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley family tradition since 1966. Our leading school offers youth and open drop-in ballet training for children and adults. Our focus is bringing classical ballet performances and training to the community.
Welcome from Linda Hurkmans
As the Artistic Director, it is my pleasure to pass on the legacy of San José Dance Theatre, founded in 1964, to the next generation. I realize that students have different talents and different goals concerning their dancing. I honor all of them and want to encourage their love of dance.
To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful… This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking
Excellent dance company for classical ballet training for kids and adults. I have two girls dancing here for 3 years.
We have been here for 2 years and we love it! I very much appreciate the classical ballet training they offer and the warm and professional staff.
San Jose Dance Theatre’s programming engages students, teachers and the community in a range of artistic activities.
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