All photography provided by Keiichi & Miyuki Tanaka

NDS students perform at the following venues throughout the year


NDS Recital

Every Spring, NDS takes over the Historic Hoover Theater in San Jose for an all-day show. Limited tickets available for 1 PM and 5 PM shows.


sjDANCEco festival

sjDANCEco presents a multitude of dancers from all over the area in various disciplines. NDS performs throughout the festival.


Halloween at Strawberry Park Shopping Center

Organized by NDS, businesses in the Strawberry Park Shopping Center hold a Halloween bonanza complete with costume competition, trick-or-treating and of course, dancing!


Kids ‘N Fun Festival

At the start of summer, the Kids ‘N Fun Festival invites NDS performers to participate in their cultural dance and performance theater for families and friends. Food, rides and activities are available for all.

This year’s performance was held on August 10th, 2019.


onyx dance competition

The ultimate test. Dancers from all-over compete in front of judges in multiple categories. Top-tier NDS students are invited to dedicate themselves for this once-a-year performance.

This year’s performances will be on December 7th and 8th, 2019. NDS will perform on either of these days.


christmas event

In a weekend in December, the NDS team meets up with friends and family to celebrate the holidays at our Christmas event and potluck. Students perform all the dances from the past year and families compete for prizes.