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Ballet Chelsea company performances are held at Chelsea High School Performing Arts Complex in Chelsea, Michigan [directions], unless otherwise noted.

Ballet Chelsea’s 2017-18 Season

The Nutcracker: December 8-10, 2017

Ballet Chelsea is pleased to join forces with The Jackson Symphony Orchestra to present our 20th annual performance of The Nutcracker on December 8-10, 2017. This annual production is a full-length, narrated ballet, choreographed by Ballet Chelsea Artistic Director Wendi DuBois and featuring a live symphony orchestra for the first time! Audiences young and old from all over southern Michigan return year after year for this family holiday favorite. From Christmas Eve festivities at the Stahlbaum’s, complete with godfather Drosselmeier and his charming mechanical dolls, to a fierce midnight battle, and on to the enchanted Kingdom of Sweets, Ballet Chelsea’s dancers captivate audiences with their energy and artistry.

  • December 8 @ 7pm – Potter Center in Jackson, MI
  • December 9 @ 7pm – CHS Performing Arts Complex in Chelsea MI
  • December 10 @ 2pm – CHS Performing Arts Complex in Chelsea MI

Add a festive touch to your event by attending our Sugar Plum Tea at 12:30pm, prior to our Sunday matinee performance.

As part of our exciting collaboration with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, tickets to Ballet’s Chelsea’s 2017 performance of The Nutcracker are available via the JSO website:

Coppélia: March 23-24, 2018

Ballet Chelsea’s spring performance is Coppélia, a comic ballet based on a tale by E.T.A Hoffman. Hoffman also authored “The Nutcracker and The Mouse King” which is the story which our version of The Nutcracker is based on.

  • March 23-24 at the CHS Performing Arts Complex in Chelsea MI

Past Seasons performances archive