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.
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
A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Collected Works to be performed at Jackson’s Potter Center May 1, 2022 at 2pm. BUY TICKETS Ballet Chelsea will be performing a mixed spring program. For one performance, A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Collected Works will take the stage May 1, at Potter Center in Jackson. The program opens with … Read more
Ballet Chelsea is proud to present its 24th annual production of The Nutcracker December 11 and 12. This is Ballet Chelsea’s fourth year of collaboration with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra—expect a spectacular event! This exhilarating production brings music and dance together for three performances, at the Potter Center in Jackson, Michigan. Both Ballet Chelsea and … Read more