• Proof of full Vaccination (12 yrs and older)
 – Exemption letters must be submitted 5 business days prior to the event, and will be reviewed for approval.  If approved a 72 hr negative PCR test is required.
• Photo ID
• Face Mask –
 Disposable face masks will be made available for those who need them. Thank you for joining us in our commitment to safety. Neck gaiters and masks with valves are not allowed.


Other COVID safety precautions: Please stay home if you don’t feel well and cannot attribute symptoms to another known cause, such as allergies or a pre-existing condition.  We are happy to exchange or refund your tickets due to illness.  Our air handlers have been optimized to provide the greatest amount of outside air exchange and have upgraded MERV13 filtration. We sanitize and disinfect the auditorium every night following an event.


DONATIONS : The Coronavirus outbreak is having a direct financial impact on our venue and the people who try to earn a living bringing you high-quality arts and entertainment.  If you would like to support our mission during this difficult time please consider making a donation to our organization.


     Watch highlights from previous events
and performances.


Watch highlights from previous events and performances.

Hammer Theatre Center

Downtown San Jose

San José State University

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Be part of the Hammer Family and join us as a volunteer usher! If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, visit our Volunteers page by clicking the link below. Our first orientation is February 2nd, 2022.

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New York-based choreographer, dancer, and director Camille A. Brown brings her acclaimed dance company Camille A. Brown and Dancers to the Hammer Theatre Center for two performances only!

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