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Join Ballet Chlesea on December 4,5 & 6 at 7pm to experience the magic of The Nutcracker as a drive-in movie event at the Chelsea Fairgrounds!

A Very Merry Nutcracker, a feature-length film, is a result of Ballet Chelsea’s creativity and initiative. The filming was enabled through the generosity of donor contributions to the recent “Partner With Us” digital fundraising campaign and the award of $1,000 from Chelsea Area Festivals & Events Grants for the Arts. A Very Merry Nutcracker is not your “normal” Nutcracker. Michael Wecht, a talented local professional with both film and acting experience, and Wendi DuBois took a very different approach to this film rendition of the holiday tradition. Through the lens, DuBois and Wecht invite the viewer to join Marie & Fritz on their journey, not to the conventional Candy Palace, but rather to a beautiful, enchanted garden. DuBois and Wecht spent more than 400 hours rehearsing, filming, editing, and creating the “magic” behind this collaborative endeavor.

Thank You for Making Ballet Chelsea’s Partner With Us a Success!

November 17, 2020

Chelsea, MI – Last month, Ballet Chelsea announced its Digital Fundraising Campaign that began on November 6 and ran through November 16. We Rise by Lifting Each Other Up! And that is what the community did when it gave Ballet Chelsea a huge embrace! Ballet Chelsea exceeded their goal of $20,000. As of 6 pm, … Read more

Ballet Chelsea 2020 Digital Fundraising Campaign: “Partner With Us”

October 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created some of the most significant challenges Ballet Chelsea may ever face. While confident that they will emerge from the crisis, a stronger, more resilient nonprofit organization, the organization has financial challenges that need to be addressed. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Ballet Chelsea relies on the community’s help to stay viable through this challenging period as they strive to maintain the excellence that their students and community have come to know and enjoy.

Second 6-Week Session Now Enrolling

October 14, 2020

Ballet Chelsea’s second 6-week curriculum will run from October 26 – December 12. Ballet Chelsea is committed to the health and safety of our families and staff and want every parent and dancer to feel confident in their class choices this fall. For this reason, Ballet Chelsea is offering a variety of program options for … Read more

Ballet Chelsea builds strong individuals through high caliber training and performance excellence while giving back to the community that supports us through arts education and outreach. Our studio is located in Chelsea, Michigan and our dancers join us from Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dexter, Manchester, and the surrounding areas in southeastern Michigan.


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