Artistic Director

Wendi DuBois

Artistic Staff

Natalie Krienke, Assistant Artistic Director
Stephanie Dehoorne, Ballet Mistress
Mary Waldron, Costume Designer
Michael Wecht, Photographer & Videographer

Administrative Staff

Aja Brandmeier, Business and Communications
Kara Hallstrom, Content Coordinator
Annie Spellman, Registrar

Artistic Faculty

Caitlin Burke
Mathieu Dehoorne
Stephanie Dehoorne
Wendi DuBois
Nancy Giles Watkins
Madeline Kreps
Rhonda Kendzicky
Natalie Krienke
Lauren Miller
Kaitlynn Schuster

See Ballet Chelsea Artistic Faculty bios

ADP Faculty

Reeves Devoe
Madeline Kreps

See Ballet Chelsea ADP Faculty bios

Board of Directors

John Shea, President
Tracey Baetzel, Secretary
Valerie Mills, Treasurer
Jamie Adkins, Board Member
Ester Cukor, Board Member
Jane Thompson, Board Member

Student Representatives

Mercy Franzonello
Abbey Plavnick
Selah Strong

Ballet Chelsea’s 25th Annual Production of The Nutcracker – A Huge Success!

January 24, 2023

Ballet Chelsea’s Production of The Nutcracker was holiday enchantment at its best! This annual production, held at the George E. Potter Center in Jackson, Michigan, brought in near sold out houses for the four performances. The Nutcracker dazzled with gorgeous scenery, beautifully designed costumes, and the colorful characters we all adore. Eighty-three company dancers, and … Read more

Partner With Us: Ballet Chelsea’s 2022 Annual Fundraiser

October 5, 2022

Ballet Chelsea is launching their third annual Digital Fundraising Campaign, Partner With Us, running from October 8 through October 17. This campaign is a critical component to Ballet Chelsea’s financial viability as a non profit arts organization. If you value the arts in our community please consider making a donation to Ballet Chelsea during their … Read more

Welcome Amy Fracker, Ballet Chelsea’s New Executive Director

May 4, 2022

Amy Fracker comes to Ballet Chelsea with over 30 years of nonprofit leadership experience, with in-depth experiences in nonprofit administration, fundraising, organizational change and program development. Amy has supported the arts at a variety of organizations including Riverside Art Center, Ella Sharp Museum, The Henry Ford, and the Jackson School of the Arts where she … Read more

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