Ballet San Jose

40 N. First Street, San Jose , CA
+1 408.288.2800
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Theater, Ballet
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Known for bold and innovative programming that matches the creativity and innovation of its Silicon Valley home, Ballet San Jose is the second largest professional ballet company in California. Under the direction of newly appointed Artistic Director José Manuel Carreño, the critically-acclaimed company has achieved new and rapid artistic growth through its strategic relationship with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), with access to productions from ABT’s extensive repertory, its network of renowned artists, and prestigious National Training Curriculum – making Ballet San Jose’s school the exclusive ABT certified institution on the West Coast.

The mission of Ballet San Jose is to provide its audiences with professional ballet performances that are produced to the highest artistic standard, which contribute to the cultural needs of the community, and that are accessible to the broadest possible audience. Ballet San Jose is committed to providing interactive arts education for children, youth, and adults through its ballet school and outreach programs, focusing on both professional training and on general community enrichment.



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  • Romeo and Juliet

    Ballet San Jose needs all the male dancers it can find for a new version of Shakespeare
    03/01/2010 by Staff

    ON A Thursday afternoon in an old building on North First Street, Ballet San Joses artistic director, Dennis Nahat, is just receiving word that his third Romeo, Maximo Califano, is officially droppin...  More »

  • A Midsummer's Night Dream

    Ballet San Jose works its magic with a classic tale from Shakespeare
    04/07/2009 by Jessica Fromm

    Capturing the whimsy and charm of Shakespeares most popular romantic comedy, Ballet San Joses production of "A Midsummer Nights Drea"] offered a fantastical feast for the eyes with a graceful, romp...  More »