We are New Ballet,

New Ballet elevates the art of ballet in San Jose, California. Our artists are devoted to the pursuit of excellence and thrive in an environment of inclusivity and creativity. We provide unparalleled performance and instruction, and are revolutionizing the way professional ballet training happens in the South Bay community.


“Easily the area’s leading ballet organization.” - Tad Malone, Metro Silicon Valley

“The dancing is of impressive caliber.” - SF Chronicle

“Amazing in every kind of way!” - ABC 7 News


Photo by Chris Conroy

Photo by Chris Conroy

New Ballet exists to elevate the art and discipline of ballet in Silicon Valley. The professional company performs a full season in downtown San Jose, including “The San Jose Nutcracker” at the California Theatre, Fast Forward, and a full length story ballet every spring.

Up next: Fast Forward

An evening of new contemporary ballet.
March 18, 2023
Hammer Theatre


Photo by Chris Conroy

Photo by Chris Conroy

New Ballet is the institution the Silicon Valley looks to for excellence in the art of ballet training. At the only American Ballet Theatre Certified School on the West Coast we provide a positive learning environment in which young dancers can grow and thrive. Dancers leave our institution to go on to join professional companies internationally and to pursue higher degrees a prestigious universities.  We provide ballet instruction for ages 2.5 into adulthood.


Photo by Chris Conroy

A deeper connection to the art of classical ballet begins right here. Through the generous support of our donors, we provide performances and training to our diverse San Jose community, including offering over $75,000 in scholarships and financial aid annually. Help us close the cultural access gap in a changing Silicon Valley.