Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre | Dance Saturdays
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Dance Saturdays

Image credit: Ron Magers

José Mateo Ballet Theatre sets the stage for a new dance series

Showcasing local, culturally diverse dance groups along with music, visual arts, and food for an immersive dance celebration

We invite you this spring for…

  • Ten Saturdays
  • Ten Styles of Dance
  • Ten Cultural Experiences combined with Culinary Explorations and Curated Exhibitions
  • Tons of Reasons to come together and DANCE!

Events begin at 7:00pm* at The Sanctuary Theatre (400 Harvard Street in Harvard Square, Cambridge)

*In some cases, a dance lesson will be offered in advance of the event.

Purchase Tickets / Event Information:

Online ticket sales for the May 18th Ballet performance have ended, but tickets will be available at the box office the night of the show.

(José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s YouthWorks and faculty)

The Sanctuary Theatre
400 Harvard Street
Harvard Square, Cambridge


José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s YOUTHWORKS, now in it’s 25thyear, is joined by faculty and other guest dancers in an exciting “coming out” celebration of the school’s advanced students who assuredly will help shape tomorrow’s dance landscape. Guest dancers include Angie DeWolfe, Brittany Bush, Janelle Gilchrist and Haruka Tamura.


Sign Up with our signup genius link here! Ballet Theatre will need lots of help to make these extravagant nights possible! We hope you can join us!

Please contact Greg Fisher at with any questions.

Dance Saturdays Advisory Council

Catherine Amidon – Exhibition Curator

Shelly Bradbury – Sculptor / Designer

Mary Catherine Deibel – Director of Development, Cambridge Center for Adult Education

Lynne Federman – Lawyer / JMBT Board Member

Susan Fleischmann – Executive Director, CCTV

Jane Goldberg – Author, Performer, Tap Historian

Denise Jillson – Executive Director, Harvard Square Business Association

Paul Kirshen – Professor, UMass Boston’s School for the Environment / Academic Advisor, Sustainable Solutions Lab

Mara Littman- Communications Consultant/JMBT Board Member

Catherine Peterson – Executive Director, Arts/Boston

Elaine Shannon – Media Production Stylist / JMBT Board Member

E. Denise Simmons- Cambridge City Councilor / Former Mayor of Cambridge

Valentine Talland – Consultant, Art Conservation Specialist / JMBT Board Member

Jason Weeks – Executive Director, Cambridge Arts Council

John Wilpers – Media Consultant, Innovation Media Consulting