DTI welcomes everyone to join our thriving community of dance educated enthusiasts. Our mission is to Empower through Dance and Theatre.
DTI is trusted by students, families, and professionals in the field of dance education. Our foremost intent is to nurture the love of dance and movement for all ages through proven techniques and artistry taught in a confidence-building environment.
We offer three excellent programs led by former professional dancers and taught by knowledgeable teachers.
*Ferla Ballet School (School ages 6-18)
*Shining Stars (Preschool ages 3-5)
*Open Program (School age 6 to adults)
Invited DTI Company members receive additional performance and scholarship opportunities. We are proud of our alumni who are now professional ballet dancers in major ballet companies world-wide, received national and international dance scholarships, earned dance degrees from university dance programs, dance teachers, dance directors, and excelled in competitions.
DTI Directors founded the San Jose Youth Ballet, DTI's non-profit community outreach company in 2003. Both award-winning companies received numerous accolades from the City of San Jose, City of Milpitas, and fellow professionals in the field of dance. DTI was founded by Maggie Parungao-Ferla in 1994.