Saying Goodbye to Four Ballet Chelsea Artistic Faculty

As Ballet Chelsea looks ahead to our fall semester, we are also saying goodbye to four teachers: Betsy Baron, Sarah Eckart, Ellen Kent, and Carrie Schotte. Teachers are an integral part of Ballet Chelsea. The energy and kind heartedness of Betsy, Sarah, Ellen, and Carrie exemplifies Ballet Chelsea. Even though they will be leaving their … Read more

Ballet Chelsea Announces Winter Classes

Ballet Chelsea announces new classes in addition to its current roster of ballet, hip-hop and jazz classes for all ages at its studio in Chelsea, Michigan. Classes start the week of Jan. 6, and students can register for classes through Jan. 11, 2020.  The new classes and their intended audiences include: Silver Jazz, Monday, 6:15-7pm:  A … Read more

Ballet Chelsea visits Ganton Retirement Community and Towsley Village Memory Care Center

Ballet Chelsea was thrilled to share selections from our annual production of The Nutcracker with the Jackson’s Ganton Retirement Community and the Towsley Village Memory Care Center in Chelsea, MI. Opportunities like this are truly magical for both dancer and residence as we strive to foster a deeper connection to our communities, making the gift … Read more

Ballet Chelsea welcomes new staff, Sharon Pedersen and Jillian Clements

Ballet Chelsea is pleased to announce the addition of two people to the administrative staff of our nonprofit ballet school and company. Sharon Pedersen is Ballet Chelsea’s Director of Business Management, assuming this function from Pat Kelly, who is retiring after many years with Ballet Chelsea. Sharon has several years of nonprofit organizational management experience. … Read more

Upcoming Ballet Chelsea Auditions for Company Artists and Guest Roles for 2019-20

Auditions for Performance Company and Nutcracker guest roles Company Artists: We are holding auditions for Ballet Chelsea’s Performance Company on August 18, 2019. Nutcracker Guest Roles: Auditions for guest roles in our 2019 performance of The Nutcracker will be held on September 7, 2019. See our Auditions page for details. Questions? Please email us for … Read more

Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive (SDI) registration information

Ballet Chelsea’s Summer Dance Intensive (SDI) and Performance Intensive (PI) takes place from July 22-August 16! Visit our Summer Dance Intensive page for registration link for new and current students, as well as details on enrollment, placement, and fees. Session Dates: Performance Intensive: July 22-26 Summer Dance Intensive: July 29-August 16 SDI Week 1 – … Read more