DTI offers four programs: Ferla Ballet School for ages 6-18, Shining Stars for ages 3-6, Open Program for ages 6 to adults, and the award winning DTI Company.
Dance Theatre International is the official school of the San Jose Youth Ballet, a community outreach company. Both companies have received numerous accolades from the City of San Jose, City of Milpitas, and fellow professionals in the field of dance. DTI students trained and mentored by Xavier and Maggie Ferla have become professional ballet dancers in major ballet companies world-wide, received national and international dance scholarships, earned dance degrees from university dance programs, and excelled in competitions. DTI was founded by Maggie Parungao-Ferla in 1994 with the mission to "Empower our youth through dance".