The Nutcracker San Jose

A Bay Area tradition since 1966, the San José Dance Theatre is proud to present its 52nd production of The Nutcracker, now performing for two weekends! Be a part of this magical tradition in downtown San Jose with a live orchestra by the Cambrian Symphony.

Featured Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier are professional dancers Julia Rowe and Jaime Garcia Castilla from the San Francisco Ballet and Chisako Oga and James Cunningham from the Cincinnati Ballet.

December 1-3 & 8-10, 2017 at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts located on 255 S Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA 95113

For over 52 years, open auditions have been held for San Francisco Bay Area students to take part in this iconic production. San José Dance Theatre’s Nutcracker production is unique in that it provides young dancers the opportunity to perform with live orchestra in a theater that hosts professional touring companies and is led by artistic director, Linda Hurkmans.

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San Jose Nutcracker 2017

Nutcracker Dates

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Friday, December 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 2pm

Nutcracker Performers

Week 1: December 1-3, 2017

Jaime Garcia Castilla

Ballet Principal, San Francisco Ballet

Sugar Plum Cavalier

San Jose Nutcracker Performer Julia Rowe

Julia Rowe

Ballet Soloist, San Francisco Ballet

Sugar Plum Fairy

Week 2: December 8-10, 2017

San Jose Nutcracker Performer Chisako Oga

Chisako Oga

Ballet Principal, Cincinnati Ballet

Sugar Plum Fairy

James Cunningham

Ballet Soloist, Cincinnati Ballet

Sugar Plum Cavalier

Nutcracker Outreach Programs

San Jose Dance Theatre performs a special school show on Friday, December 1st 2017.

San Jose Dance Theatre provides a very magical deal to the Girl Scouts at all performances.

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