(408) 286-9905 [email protected] 1756 Junction Ave. Suite E San Jose, CA 95112

San Jose Ballet School And Performing Company.

Photo Credit: Cecile Carlos-Janicek
Julia Rowe, San Francisco Ballet Soloist
Jaime Garcia Castilla, San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer


San Jose Dance Theatre and ballet school offers Youth Programs and Open Drop-In Programs for kids and adults.  Performance opportunities include The Nutcracker San Jose and Community Outreach programs for schools in the Bay Area and the Girl Scouts of Northern California.  Quality instruction and dedicated students combined with the passion for dance from our parents and volunteers have brought the art of dancing to all in Silicon Valley for more than half a century.


1756 Junction Ave. Suite E
San Jose, CA 95112

TEL.: (408) 286-9905
EMAIL: [email protected]
Youth and Open classes in classical ballet, contemporary, conditioning, and more classes for kids and adults.
San José Dance Theatre is proud to present its 53rd production of The Nutcracker San Jose.
We bring the art of dance to local communities through workshops, appearances, and discounts.

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
  • Contemporary
  • Chinese tumbling and stretching
  • Conditioning: Yoga and Pilates
  • Pointe, repertory and pas de deux


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.

Photo credit: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle. The San Francisco Chronicle

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.

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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