San Jose Dance Theatre’s Relaunch!

Artistic Director Linda Hurkmans is thrilled to announce San Jose Dance Theatre’s (SJDT) 2021 – 2022 season – “Relaunch”. After a year away from live performance, the company is ready to relaunch and support the San Jose community once more. 

After a successful year of digital productions, the company will embark on its second year with excitement and a truly groundbreaking season. Hurkmans’ vision is to bring new works to the stage, not just in San Jose but also surrounding areas, filling audiences with joy and showcasing classical and contemporary dance. “Now as we see the tail end of last year’s crisis, we are excited to launch our 2021- 2022 season, which will be our biggest year yet.” 

Get your tickets below!

Nutcracker 2021 Poster

The Nutcracker

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 56th 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 Center for the Performing Arts December 10 – 19, 2021

Innovations 2022 poster


San Jose Dance Theatre’s second annual choreographic season will break the boundaries of dance and create a new home for dance innovation for the San Francisco Bay Area. At the 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.

The Hammer Theatre Center February 25 – 27, 2022

Sleeping Beauty poster

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 June of 2022.

The Hammer Theatre Center June 3 – 5, 2022

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 Nutcracker’s 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 are 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.

You can change you booking at anytime by emailing [email protected] Tickets are non-transferable.