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The Chelmsford Ballet Company to perform with Ballet Central as part of Music for Christmas

The Chelmsford Ballet Company, calling the city its home for almost seventy years, will be performing as part of Hutton and Shenfield Choral Society’s Music for Christmas extravaganza on Saturday 22 December at the Brentwood Centre, alongside the esteemed Ballet Central, Central School of Ballet's touring company.

 Chelmsford Ballet Company

The two companies of dancers will be performing excerpts from The Nutcracker as part of the Christmas concert, to Tchaikovsky’s captivating and possibly most famous score performed by the Aurelian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Tim Hooper. As a truly festive performance, the evening will also include choirs, the full orchestra, audience sing-along and a visit from Father Christmas. It is a festive feast for all the family, the biggest Christmas musical spectacular in Essex.

 Hannah Fossard

In the perfect prelude to the Christmas season, the much-loved melodies set the scene for everybody’s favourite ballet. This is an event for the whole family and a spectacle for any time of year. To book tickets visit

 Callum McGregor and Leon Peace

Fast approaching in 2019, The Chelmsford Ballet Company is anticipating its 70th anniversary celebrations throughout the year, with its annual production the highlight of this. A Midsummer Night’s Dream and 70th anniversary celebrations will run at the Civic Theatre, Chelmsford from 20-23 March 2019.


Published: 21/11/2018


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