Dance is for Everyone - every age, every ability.

Experience the joy of dance in a fun, supportive environment!

Ballet Chelsea's Adaptive Dance Program (ADP) brings movement classes to residents ages 3 - 93. Classes are designed with mental, physical, and / or cognitive limitations. Each class is tailor made to the needs and abilities of the participants and aims to improve coordination and balance, endurance, flexibility, self-confidence and for students - teamwork.

Open classes are also held at the studios of Ballet Chelsea once weekly on Fridays from 5:30-6:15.

In addition, specifically trained instructors visit special education classrooms, residential centers, and senior communities, bringing classes different communities who may otherwise not have fitness programs available to them. If you are interested in classes for your community please email


This program was first developed in 2015 with financial support from the 5 Healthy Towns Foundation. There are now over 100 people participating in this unique, therapeutic and inclusive program. These classes are free thanks to numerous private donors and corporate sponsor including: 5 Healthy Towns Foundation, Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, Chelsea Community Foundation, The Wilkinson Foundation, and Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.

If you would like to know more about this program please contact

Announcing: Play! Dance! Paint!

April 13, 2021

Ballet Chelsea is excited to announce our collaboration with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra and the Jackson School of the Arts to showcase the creativity of our communities. Join us for a virtual collaboration to celebrate the arts and enjoy a visually stimulating and musically brilliant performance including works like Winter from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and … Read more

Session 4 3-Week Mini Program for Young Dancers

April 1, 2021

Registration is now open for a 3-week mini program at the end of our 4th instructional programming session. Classes will run from April 4-April 24 with the week of April 26-May 1 reserved for make-ups where needed. Make-up classes are run if a class needs to be cancelled for any reason. If you student must … Read more

Fourth 6-Week Session Now Enrolling!

March 4, 2021

Ballet Chelsea Dancer in Hip-Hop class, Tuesday’s 7:00-7:45pm Ballet Chelsea’s second 6-week curriculum will run from March 8 – April 24. There will be 1-week spring break from March 29-April 4. Committed to the health and safety of our families and staff, Ballet Chelsea wants to make every parent and dancer feels confident in their … Read more

Wishing You a Happy New Year!

January 15, 2021

Ballet Chelsea is grateful, joyous, inspired, and humbled by the kindness and generosity of our community this past year, and every year. We would like to extend our most heartfelt thanks for your support and belief in the mission of Ballet Chelsea. As we begin the New Year, we celebrate you – and the many … Read more

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