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Join a community of passionate donors and dance fans inspired by creativity, dedication and the pursuit of excellence. Your donation helps provide meaningful experiences for Ballet Chelsea students and the community at large. 

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, your donation has an impact. Thanks to your support Ballet Chelsea is able to continue facilitating the growth and development of our programming and community outreach.

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Thank you for making Partner With Us a success!

To everyone who donated to and participated in Ballet Chelsea's Partner With Us campaign, THANK YOU! Your support for Ballet Chelsea during this critical time has helped raise over $30,000! We are grateful and humbled by your kindness, support, and generosity.

Ballet Chelsea has been adapting to the continually shifting environment created by COVID-19 and have continued to persevere in finding new ways of bringing movement and music to our students and community. Educating students and providing exposure to the arts in safe practices requires creativity and teamwork!

Your generous contributions to our Partner With Us campaign will allow Ballet Chelsea to continue offering exciting and innovative dance programing and education for all levels and ages. Thank you for you support!

Ways To Give

Individual contributions provide key financial support which contributes to the growth and development of Ballet Chelsea.
We invite you to partner with us and become one of our proud sponsors who support the performing arts in southeastern Michigan. Your sponsorship will support Ballet Chelsea and ensure that this vital and exciting community resource flourishes and grows.
Reach Ballet Chelsea's 3500+ audiences by advertising your business or organization in our annual season program. Ballet Chelsea’s season program is a high quality booklet, printed in glossy black and white; it will be used for all season performances.
This fund allows opportunities for young artists to grow through master classes taught by prominent teachers and new works by exciting young choreographers, in memory of Sophie who gave much to others through her life.

Ways To Give

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Individual contributions provide key financial support which contributes to the growth and development of Ballet Chelsea.

Individual Gifts

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We invite you to partner with us and become one of our proud sponsors who support the performing arts in southeastern Michigan. Your sponsorship will support Ballet Chelsea and ensure that this vital and exciting community resource flourishes and grows.

Seasonal Advertising

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Reach Ballet Chelsea 3500+ audiences by advertising your business or organization in our annual season program. Ballet Chelsea’s season program is a high quality booklet, printed in glossy black and white; it will be used for all season performances.

Corporate Sponsorship

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This fund allows opportunities for young artists to grow through master classes taught by prominent teachers and new works by exciting young choreographers, in memory of Sophie who gave much to others through her life.

Sophia Kurek Memorial Fund

Wishing You a Happy New Year!

By Aja Brandmeier | 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

Thank You for Making Ballet Chelsea’s Partner With Us a Success!

By Aja Brandmeier | November 17, 2020

Chelsea, MI – Last month, Ballet Chelsea announced its Digital Fundraising Campaign that began on November 6 and ran through November 16. We Rise by Lifting Each Other Up! And that is what the community did when it gave Ballet Chelsea a huge embrace! Ballet Chelsea exceeded their goal of $20,000. As of 6 pm, … Read more

Ballet Chelsea 2020 Digital Fundraising Campaign: “Partner With Us”

By Michael Wecht | October 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created some of the most significant challenges Ballet Chelsea may ever face. While confident that they will emerge from the crisis, a stronger, more resilient nonprofit organization, the organization has financial challenges that need to be addressed. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Ballet Chelsea relies on the community’s help to stay viable through this challenging period as they strive to maintain the excellence that their students and community have come to know and enjoy.

Second 6-Week Session Now Enrolling

By Michael Wecht | October 14, 2020

Ballet Chelsea’s second 6-week curriculum will run from October 26 – December 12. Ballet Chelsea is committed to the health and safety of our families and staff and want every parent and dancer to feel confident in their class choices this fall. For this reason, Ballet Chelsea is offering a variety of program options for … Read more

Dancing Off the Page: A New Class Full of Imagination and Creativity Coming This October

By Michael Wecht | August 30, 2020

Zoe Phillips joined Ballet Chelsea’s Artistic Faculty in 2019. Originally from California, Zoe began her dance training at the Susan Hayward School of Dance under the direction of Susan Hayward and Sade Warner. While there, she completed her graded and vocational examinations through the Royal Academy of Dancing and in 2016 finished her Advanced 2 … Read more

Ballet Chelsea Receives CAFE Grant for the Arts

By Michael Wecht | August 26, 2020

Ballet Chelsea is honored to be one of five recipients to receive a CAFE Grants for the Arts, generously made possible by Chelsea Area Festivals and Events. “Though the selection process was difficult, the winning projects are reflections of CAFE’s mission. The Arts inspire, enrich and expand our lives. We need to support and encourage … Read more

Ballet Chelsea’s 2020/21 Fall Programming

By Leslie S | August 21, 2020

Over the last six-months Ballet Chelsea has been working diligently to create a fall / winter instructional curriculum that maintains our commitment to high caliber dance instruction while also remaining flexible to ever changing circumstances due to COVID-19. Instead of our typical Fall Semester, Ballet Chelsea will be running two six-week programs from September – … Read more

2020/21 Reopening Plan

By Leslie S | August 1, 2020

Ballet Chelsea is working diligently to create a comprehensive reopening plan for our school and company. More information will be available shortly. Please email info@balletchelsea.org with any questions or concerns. Ballet Chelsea exists to bring movement and music to as many people as possible. Our strength lies in the passion we bring to our work … Read more

Saying Goodbye to Four Ballet Chelsea Artistic Faculty

By Leslie S | July 31, 2020

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

By Leslie S | December 19, 2019

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

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