San Jose Ballet School And Performing Company.


San Jose ballet school offering Youth Programs and Open Drop-In Programs for kids and adults; The Nutcracker San Jose; and Community Outreach Programs, combined with the passion for dance of our parents and volunteers, bring the art of dancing to all in Silicon Valley and beyond for more than half a century.

Ballet San Jose

Youth and Open classical ballet, contemporary, conditioning, and more classes for kids and adults.

San José Dance Theatre is proud to present its 52nd production of The Nutcracker, performing two weekends.

Community Outreach

We bring the art of dance to local communities through workshops, appearances, and discounted tickets.

Professional ballet training

From our artistic director to our experienced faculty, you can expect true professionalism, high standards, and a family friendly community atmosphere at our ballet lessons.

San Jose Ballet
Sasha De Sola, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet

Youth & Open (Drop-In) Ballet Instruction and Dance Training

Classical ballet


Chinese tumbling and stretching

Conditioning: Yoga and Pilates

Pointe, repertory and pas de deux


Our Silicon Valley ballet community of parents and dancers love us! Read their testimonials of our dance school San Jose.

Support our outreach programs bringing the art of dance to thousands of Bay Area school children.

Welcome from Linda Hurkmans, Artistic Director

As the Artistic Director, it is my pleasure to pass on the legacy of San José Dance Theatre, now in its 52nd year, 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.

Linda Hurkmans, Artistic Director

Quality performance opportunities.

From the longest running San Jose Nutcracker to our ballet school's annual performances, we provide numerous quality dance opportunities to all.

San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancers
Sasha De Sola & Tiit Helinets

Our Partners

We are thankful to our amazing partners who support ballet in San Jose, Silicon Valley, and the San Francisco Bay Area performing arts community.

San Jose Theater called Center for the Performing Arts
San Jose Theater
Live Orchestra
Girl Scouts Workshops
Team San Jose

Recent Blog Posts

A lot is happening at San José Dance Theatre. Find out the latest news about our ballet San Jose school, ballet classes, ballet instruction, ballet teachers, dance instruction, the San Jose Nutcracker, and more.

Looking to rent a ballet studio for dance classes, workshops, or rehearsals? Contact us to schedule a tour of our studio.

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