san jose dance theatre

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.

Summer Intensive
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Take your training to the next level with SJDT's three week Summer Intensive. No audition needed, accepting all dancers!

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

Agnes De Mille

Artistic Director
Linda Hurkmans

San Jose Ballet Classes

Now is a great time to start! Schedule a placement class today by emailing [email protected]!

Casual & Adult Dance Classes

Join our fun program of casual classes. Meet new people and get fit!


San Jose Dance Theatre’s programming engages students, teachers and the community in a range of artistic activities.

Join Our Team

Professional Dancers Wanted – Auditions July 19th 2020. Currently seeking six professional dancers to join the San Jose Dance Theatre Company.

Welcome from Linda Hurkmans
Artistic Director

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.

Linda Hurkmans, Artistic Director

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