Ballet Chelsea’s 20th Anniversary production of The Nutcracker: An Interview with Lucy Ann Lance at Ann Arbor’s 1290 WLBY

Thank you to Monica Monsma, Executive Director of the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce, for inviting Ballet Chelsea President Jane Thompson to join her for the Chamber’s weekly talk with Lucy Ann Lance at Ann Arbor’s talk station 1290 WLBY. We talked about our upcoming performance of The Nutcracker with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, as … Read more

Ballet Chelsea presents The Nutcracker on Dec. 8-10, 2017 in Chelsea and Jackson, Michigan

20th Anniversary production of “The Nutcracker” features collaboration with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra Ballet Chelsea proudly presents its 20th Anniversary performance of The Nutcracker, a Christmas Eve tale about a young girl named Marie and her magical journey to the enchanted Kingdom of Sweets. This December’s production features a collaboration with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, bringing … Read more

Ballet Chelsea voted Best Dance Company in Ann Arbor area

Ballet Chelsea was recently voted the Best Dance Company in Washtenaw County by Adams Street Publishing’s Current Magazine. Current Magazine, which covers all things music, art, and culture in Washtenaw County, announced the winners of its “2017 Readers’ Choice Best of Washtenaw” in its special-release June edition. Jane Thompson, president of the Ballet Chelsea Board of … Read more

Ballet Chelsea to Perform in 55th Annual Michigan Youth Arts Festival

The Michigan Youth Arts Festival features outstanding high school artists from multiple artistic disciplines. Fifteen Ballet Chelsea dancers were recently selected as Michigan Youth Arts Distinguished Scholars and have been invited to participate in the 55th Annual Michigan Youth Arts Festival on May 18-20, 2017, at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Participants were chosen from a pool … Read more