• Winter/Spring Semester

    Register for the Winter/Spring Semester with over 200 artistic opportunities for you and your family. Classes begin throughout the week of JAN 30.

    Find Your Inspiration!

  • Bring It On

    REGIONAL PREMIERE. From the creators of Hamilton and Next to Normal comes this high–flying collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre Program. Limited Engagement: FEB 10 – 26 | Mackey Theater

    We’ve Got Tickets! Yes, We Do!

  • Milt Hinton Exhibition

    Enjoy the photography of one of the most accomplished bass players of our time JAN 13 – FEB 18 in the Jean Bulicek Galleria. Don't miss a special documentary screening and a curator showcase too!

    Witness the Legacy

  • Something Dada Improv

    LOL with Northeast Ohio's longest-running improv comedy company in our Studio Theater | $12 | 8 p.m.

    Share a Laugh

  • Beck Apparel

    Look stylish and support Beck Center with our new line of apparel for children, teens, and adults. Proceeds benefit Beck programs, Dance Alliance and Theater Alliance.

    Looking Good!

Welcome to Beck Center

Beck Center for the Arts is more than a non-profit organization that combines professional theater with arts education. We create art experiences. We are committed to creating art experiences as individual as the people we serve with eclectic performances to suit many tastes, education opportunities for all ages and abilities, community outreach programs, and free art exhibitions. We believe that the arts can be transformative and strengthen our community.


Beck Center offers over 200 award-winning classes, programs, and lessons in dance, music, theater, visual arts, early childhood, outreach, and Creative Arts Therapies, serving 3,000 students each week. We invite you to discover your inner-artist at Beck Center. We have been named "Best of the West" in Dance/Theater Instruction since 2008.
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Latest News & Updates

Memories Evoked: Circling Back Home Exhibition

Beck Center Exhibition Memories Evoked Mixed MediaFebruary 24 - March 12 | Jean Bulicek Galleria | Free and Open to the Public Join us for a free Artists' Reception March 4 from 6-7:30 p.m. Meet the artists! Cash bar and light refreshments available. For two … Read More

Dewey’s Pizza School

Deweys Pizza LogoSunday, February 19 | Dewey's Pizza | $25 | 11 am - 2 pm | Half hour sessions For more information and to register visit Dewey's Lakewood location at 18516 Detroit Ave, Lakewood or call 216.228.2299 and request … Read More

New Play Replaces The Dresser

The Dresser Canceled CANCELED! Due to extenuating circumstances, Beck Center will be unable to present the production of The Dresser, previously scheduled for March 3 – April 9, 2017. Season subscribers and single ticket purchasers will be contacted by … Read More

Playing the Changes: The Life and Legacy of Milt Hinton Exhibition

Milt HintonJanuary 13 - February 18  | Jean Bulicek Galleria Curator Showcase February 4, 4:00 p.m.  Presentation by Oberlin Curator, Jeremy Smith and Music Demonstration by Peter Dominguez with Milt Hinton’s Famous Bass. Playing the Changes is a traveling … Read More

Something Dada Improvisational Comedy

Something Dada Logo Need a laugh? We've got your back!  Join us for an evening of laughter with Something Dada, Northeast Ohio's longest-running improvisational comedy company. For over 21 years Something Dada has been entertaining audiences with their offbeat brand … Read More

Bring It On the Musical

Bring it on the Musical logoREGIONAL PREMIERE | LIMITED ENGAGEMENT! Show times 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays Mackey Theater From the creators of HAMILTON and NEXT TO NORMAL Libretto by Jeff Whitty Music by Tom Kitt & Lin-Manuel Miranda Lyrics by … Read More

Carrie The Musical

Carrie the Musical logo7:30 p.m. Fridays, March 24 & 31 and Saturdays, March 25 & April 1 3 p.m. Sundays, March 26 & April 2 Presented by Beck Teen Theater Mackey Theater  Music by Michael Gore Lyrics by Dean Pitchford Book by Lawrence D. … Read More

Super Saturday @ Beck

Super Saturday Beck Center for the ArtsProudly sponsored by the Lakewood Arts Festival Upcoming Super Saturdays: January 28 | Brass Instruments and the Alp Horn April 29 | Percussion Join in on the fun, creativity and excitement at Beck Center as you and your young … Read More

Beck Center Apparel

Apparell_Artsline_Square Updated Beck Center Apparel Store! Show your Beck Center pride and look stylish with a wide selection of t-shirts, zip hoodies, tote bags - and more! New Sales Every Two Weeks Three Logo Options Available: Beck Center, … Read More

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer_Appreciation_SquareVolunteers Make A Difference! Beck Center for the Arts invites you to experience the arts and make a difference at the same time by becoming a volunteer! As a nonprofit organization, we rely on civic-minded individuals, … Read More