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Amazing job opportunity for Skilled Classical Ballet Teacher at rapidly growing San Jose Ballet School

San Jose’s Original Ballet Company – Celebrating 53 Years of Dance – Training all generations and skill levels.

San Jose Dance Theatre, resident ballet company of the Center for Performing Arts and home of the longest running Nutcracker in San Jose, is seeking a classical ballet teacher to begin June 2018 and continue into the year round program.


  • Former professional ballet dancer;
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching ballet;
  • Our ideal candidate must be passionate about teaching and comfortable with teaching classical ballet to ages 8-20;
  • This candidate must excel at interpersonal communication and be team player.


  • Ballet technique, pointe (if female teacher), men’s class and pas de deux (if male teacher), & repertory;
  • A solid grounding in either Vaganova technique or Balanchine technique, desired;
  • The ability to teach Character or be Certified in Pilates, Gyrotonics, or Yoga desired but not mandatory.

Inquiries should contact the Artistic Director, Linda Hurkmans.

Please send resume and link to you performing or teaching, if available.

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