Founded in 1986, Jose Mateo's Ballet Theatre is Greater Boston's second largest professional ballet company and school. Under the direction of Founder / Artistic Director Jose Mateo, the organization has earned a distinctive reputation for high quality programming and artistic excellence.
Housed in its permanent home in the glorious Old Cambridge Baptist Church in Harvard Square, the performing company regularly presents new and classical ballet performances at its newly renovated Sanctuary Theatre. The performance season includes fall and spring new works concerts featuring three to four Mateo ballets with cabaret-style seating and drinks during the show and Mateo's annual production of the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker.
The school includes the Young Dancers Program, which offers expert classical ballet training for students ages 3-18 and an intensive five-week Summer Program. The Open Class Program for adults offers daily ballet classes on a drop-in basis for adults of all ages and levels, including an Introduction to Ballet Course.
Whether attending a new ballet performance or a revitalized classic, trying a ballet class, or appreciating the beauty of a historic landmark, there's soemthing for everybody at Jose Mateo's Ballet Theatre.