October 13th - October 15th

Dracula: The Ballet

Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, and lovers of the macabre, San Jose Dance Theatre welcomes you to a world of darkness and desire, where the immortal reigns and shadows dance with exquisite grace. Tonight, we gather to embark on a mesmerizing journey through the haunting tale that has enthralled generations—the timeless masterpiece, “Dracula: The Ballet.”

Within the ethereal realm of this ballet, we pay homage to the haunting prose of Bram Stoker’s immortal novel, a literary work that dared to unravel the enigmatic secrets of the undead. Stoker’s chilling tale first emerged from the depths of Victorian society, capturing the imagination of readers worldwide, and forever etching the name of Count Dracula into the annals of horror literature.

As the curtains rise, a dark mist envelops the stage, setting the eerie atmosphere for our dance of darkness. With each movement, the dancers, like Stoker’s characters, will navigate the treacherous labyrinth of desire, fear, and forbidden love. They will weave a tapestry of emotions, their bodies becoming vessels for the anguish and yearning that permeate every page of Stoker’s gothic tale.

In this haunting ballet, we honor the legacy of Bram Stoker’s chilling narrative, taking flight on the wings of dance to capture the essence of his immortal tale. The graceful movements of our performers, set against a hauntingly beautiful backdrop, will transport you to a realm where passion and terror intertwine, where love and death dance a haunting duet.

Prepare to be enraptured by the dark allure of “Dracula: The Ballet.” Brace yourselves as we delve into the eternal battle between light and darkness, where the legacy of Bram Stoker’s iconic novel is reborn through the timeless language of dance. Welcome to a world where dreams and nightmares converge, and the haunting melodies of the night guide our souls through the dance of immortality.

*Due to some mature material, parental guidance is suggested