Be a part of SJDT's Studio Company
San Jose Dance Theatre’s Studio Company features dancers from the academy program and students from the wider Bay Area community. The company provides young artists with exceptional classical ballet training and substantial performance experience. Studio Company members develop comprehensive technical proficiency, dynamic musicality, and authentic artistry through a variety of performance opportunities.
Studio Company dancers are involved with all San Jose Dance Theatre productions with the professional company dancers. They also support the community outreach programs of San Jose Dance Theatre.
The 56th Nutcracker
Do you want to be the next Clara or Nutcracker?
Join San Jose Dance Theatre Company and Academy onstage with the 56th Nutcracker, the oldest running Nutcracker in the Bay Area.
Student and adult dancers from across the Bay Area and surrounding cities will come together for this Christmas favorite.
The 56th Nutcracker will be held at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, December 10 – 19th, 2021.
Auditions will be held at the San Jose Dance Theatre studios on September 11th and 12th, at 1756 Junction Avenue Suite E, San Jose, CA.
Register your interest below!
Frequently Asked Questions
The San Jose Dance Theatre Studio Company program is charged on a performance fee basis. Depending on the performance these fees vary.
Payment plans can be arranged for tuition. Scholarships for merit and financial hardship are also available by application. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Studio company students are responsible for finding their own housing. We may be able to recommend housing possibilities or facilitate contact with other students, Trainees and company members who are are looking for housing.
There is a black SJDT Company leotard that is required. You are required to wear ballet attire for all classes.
Rehearsals for the program run on Saturdays and Sundays and vary depending on the students’ rehearsal schedule.
There may be occasions where students need to rehearse during the weekdays. Plenty of notice is given for these rehearsals.
An altered schedule will be advised for production weeks.