• Fall Semester

    Registration is open for our Fall 2015 Semester! Create art experiences with over 200 classes, lessons, & award-winning programs for all ages and abilities in Dance, Music, Theater, and the Visual Arts. We've been named "Best of the West" in Dance/Theater Instruction for 8 years!
    Learn More!

  • The Spitfire Grill

    The 2015-16 season opens with this indy-charmer based on the 1996 movie about second chances and following your dreams. "a soul-satisfying musical" - NY Times
    Sept 18 - Oct 18 | Mackey Main Stage
    Buy Early & Save!

  • Summer Concerts

    Enjoy live music this summer as popular acts perform each month on our outdoor Red Stage. June through Sept | 6:30-8:30pm
    Join Us Aug 26 for Hillbilly IDOL

  • Something Dada

    Cleveland's longest running improv company performs Saturdays at 8pm | Studio Theater | $12 General Admission

    Next Show - August 29!

  • 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.


  • Virtual Exhibition Series

    Experience art in a whole new way! Take a look at our virtual exhibits where artists' works and stories come to life.

    View Exhibition!

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!

Exceptional Theater | Delightful Escape! Individual tickets, Subscriptions, and Flex Passes for the 2015-2016 Professional Theater Season are on sale now!

2015-2016 Theater Season Fall Semester 2015 CatalogSupport Beck Center 2015-16 Youth Season

Latest News & Updates

Hispanic Heritage Exhibition

10w_JoseVasquezHISPANIC HERITAGE | September 4 - October 4 | Jean Bulicek Galleria Artists'  Reception | 5-7 p.m. | Saturday, Sept. 12 | Open to the Public Beck Center for the Arts and the Hispanic Cultural Center of … Read More

Support our Arts & Culture

ACAC_SquareCuyahoga County voters decided to invest in our community when they passed the historic Arts & Culture levy in 2006. This penny-and-a-half per cigarette tax has generated more than $15 million each year to support … Read More

The Spitfire Grill

Logo - Spitfire GrillSeptember 18 - October 18, 2015 | Mackey Main Stage Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays Music & Book by James Valcq Lyrics & Book by Fred Alley Based on the film by … Read More

Mothers and Sons

Logo - Mothers and SonsREGIONAL PREMIERE October 9 – November 15, 2015 | Studio Theater Show times 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays Written by Terrence McNally Directed by Sarah May Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Buy early … Read More

Youth Theater Season 2015-2016

1516_Youth_Theatre_Season_SquareBeck Center for the Arts proudly announces the 2015-2016 Youth Theater season. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW (with the exception of Happily Forever After, date tba). Click here to learn about the Audition & Rehearsal Process A … Read More

Super Saturdays @ Beck

Super_Saturdays_SquareProudly sponsored by the Lakewood Arts Festival Join in the fun, creativity and excitement at Beck Center as you and your young aspiring artists explore music, dance, theater, and the visual arts at this FREE, interactive … Read More

2015-2016 Theater Season

Mary Poppins - webArtistic Director Scott Spence Announces the 2015-2016 Season, his 25th season with Beck Center! Click here for the recent article about Scott by Plain Dealer theater critic Andrea Simakis. The 2015-2016 season contains many titles yet … Read More

Spotlight 2015

Spotlight_Artsline_Square Saturday, October 24, 2015 | 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. Reserve your table for 8 today* Individual tickets on sale! "We believe in the transforming and transcending power of the arts" New Venue: Hyland, creator of OnBase - … Read More

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers 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