SJDT’s Free Online Master Class Series!

San Jose Dance Theatre is excited to announce a free online Master Class series for the community! To support the community through the Covid-19 crisis we will host some of the biggest names in the ballet industry through online master classes. All you need to do is register for the classes below and you will receive your login details. Check out the amazing teachers and schedule below! 


Maxwell Simoes, former dancer with Bejart Ballet Lausanne, Smuin Ballet and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal


Upcoming Master Classes


Maxwell Simoes – former dancer with Bejart Ballet Lausanne, Smuin Ballet and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal 

Past Master Classes

Ask La Cour –  Principal Dancer New York City Ballet, former Principal Dancer – Royal Danish Ballet

.Find out more about Ask HERE

Joseph Gatti – Artistic Director United Ballet Theatre

.Find out more about Ask HERE

Sasha De Sola – Principal Dancer San Francisco Ballet 

Sasha has been San Jose Dance Theatre’s Sugar Plum Fairy in the 2014, 2015, 2018 and 2019 Nutcracker Performances! She also regularly supports the organization with master classes.

Find out more about Sasha HERE

2019 San Jose Dance Theatre’s Nutcracker. Photo Credit: Pankaj Bhargava

Other internationally renowned guest teachers have included

Tiit Helimets, Principal Dancer with San Francisco Ballet.

Aesha Ash, former dancer with New York City Ballet and Bejart Ballet and current faculty with S.A.B.

Suki Schorer, former ballerina New York City Ballet and Master teacher at S.A.B. for 40 years.

Ask La Cour, Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet.

Aaron Robison, Principal Dancer with English National Ballet & San Francisco Ballet.

Kelly Boal, former Soloist with New York City Ballet and current faculty at Pacific Northwest Ballet.

Fredrick Davis, former dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Jake Casey, former dancer with Cincinnati Ballet.

Michael Lowe, Artistic Director of Menlowe Ballet.