Community is a priority
Community outreach is an essential part of Ballet Chelsea. Every year, our company members participate in numerous events within local communities around Chelsea bringing the joy of dance into classes, senior centers, after school programs and underserved communities.
Some of Ballet Chelsea's recent outreach events have included Chelsea School District's Geography Night, SRSLY's New Year's Eve party, Chelsea Senior Center's Festival of Tables, Chelsea District Library, Chelsea Hometown Holidays Festival Parade, and the Chelsea Fair Parade.
Additionally, the company regularly offers mini-performances during the Jackson School of the Arts Fairy Festival, Michigan Youth Arts Festival, The Gifts of the Arts hosted by the University of Michigan Hospitals, at Eastern Michigan University’s Community Dance Day, and at local libraries.
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
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
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