San Jose Dance Theatre’s biggest year yet!

Artistic Director – Linda Hurkmans, is thrilled to announce San Jose Dance Theatre’s 20/21 season “In Motion”. Featuring San Jose’s longest running production of The Nutcracker, a new full length ballet and a groundbreaking new contemporary season.

Hurkmans vision for the newly established company is to bring amazing new works to the stage, fill audiences with joy and showcase classical and contemporary dance to the community. “2020 is set to be SJDT’s biggest year. With the establishment of the new company we wanted to inspirer young dancers and entertain audiences with some well known classical works, while also exploring innovative new Contemporary dance.” 

The Nutcracker

Performance Cancelled due to COVID restrictions, check out our digital season for to view the 2019 Nutcracker and 2020 special Nutcracker event!

Audiences across San Jose will be swept up in the magic of the season as San Jose Dance Theatre returns to the stage this December with the 55th annual classic Christmas favorite, The Nutcracker – Performing at The San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. SJDT will entertain communities across the San Francisco Bay Area with this magical Christmas story.

The San Jose Centre for the Performing Arts December 4 – 12, 2020

Innovations

San Jose Dance Theatre’s First Annual choreographic season will break the boundaries of dance and create a new home for dance innovation for the San Francisco Bay Area. Being performed at Hammer 4 – Hammer Theatre Center, this intimate experience will set a new standard for dance in San Jose. Innovations will showcase emerging choreographers from the Bay Area and internationally renowned artists. A creative infusion of dance and movement – for one weekend only.

Hammer 4 – Hammer Theatre Center February 26 – 28, 2021

Sleeping Beauty

With one prick of her finger, she will sleep for 100 years and awake to true love’s first kiss. San Jose Dance Theatre brings the story of Sleeping Beauty to life at the Hammer Theatre Center. The beautiful Princess Aurora is cursed by the evil Carabosse to prick her finger on her 16th birthday and die. Luckily, the powerful Lilac Fairy intervenes and places the kingdom into a one hundred year slumber saving young Aurora. One of ballet’s most cherished and favorite stories! Don’t miss out on seeing San Jose Dance Theatre’s Sleeping Beauty on stage in May of 2021.

The Hammer Theatre Center May 21 – 23, 2021

Ticketing FAQ’s and Policy

All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the theatre. San Jose Dance Theatre Maintains affordable ticketing for all patrons and only offers discounted tickets for Students and Children for special events such as the Nutcrackers student show. For more information on this performance or other special events please subscribe to our newsletter to be updated on these activities.

All seating is organized through the theatre. San Jose Dance Theatre has no control over where you a seated. All subscription tickets are allocated on a best available basis. Social distancing may be in effect and could alter seating locations

There are no refunds unless a performance is cancelled or rescheduled.

Exchange policies vary and can be organized through the individual theatre.