• In the Heights

    From the creator of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton comes Lin-Manuel Miranda's original Tony Award® winning musical, In the Heights. In collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre Program. LIMITED RUN! Feb. 12 - 28 | Mackey Main Stage

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  • Bright Ideas

    Beck Teen Theater presents this dark comedy about Gen & Josh, who are one fatal dinner party away from the ultimate success as parents: The Right Preschool! Loosely based on Macbeth | February 26 - March 6 | Studio Theater | PG-13

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  • Martinez E-B Exhibition

    Martinez E-B presents his solo exhibit So, Let Them Have Color in our Jean Bulicek Galleria | February 5 - March 6| Free & Open to the Public | Free Artist’s Reception February 12 from 6 – 8 p.m.
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  • Something Dada Improv

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

    Improve your classical ballet technique in this 4-week workshop led by Kim Abkemeier. Sign up for one or all four workshops | Sundays 2/28-3/20 | Ages 9-15 or 13+
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  • 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.

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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.

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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. CONGRATULATIONS to Artistic Director Scott Spence on his 25th Season with Beck Center!

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ThisIsLakewood This is Lakewood Video Lakewood Chamber of CommerceBeck Center is proud to be a sponsor of the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce #ThisIsLakewood initiative. Take a look at this exciting video to learn more about the city Beck Center has called home since 1933! The … Read More

Ballet Workshop Series with Kim Abkemeier

Dance_Kim_AbkemeierBallet Workshop Series with Kim Abkemeier 4 Weeks | Ages 9-15 & 13+ | Cost: $15 Per Class or 4 for $50 Dates: 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20 Gallery Dance Studio, Main Building   12:15-1:30 pm: Advanced Beginning/Intermediate Ballet, Ages 9-15 … Read More

Auditions: Heathers and Billy Elliot

Heathers_Billy_Elliot_Auditions Open Call for BOTH of these amazing new musicals will take place on February 20, 21, and 22.         HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL runs in Beck Center’s Studio Theatre from May 27 thru July 2 {Rehearsals begin Mid-April} BILLY … Read More

Jazz Brunch

Beck Center Women's Board Jazz BrunchFebruary 21 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Beck Center for the Arts Women's Board Second Annual Jazz Brunch At VOSH, Cleveland's premiere jazz club Featuring The Joe Hunter Ensemble Proceeds from the Jazz Brunch go to support Beck Center … Read More

Martinez E-B Solo Exhibition

Martinez EB Artwork February 5 – March 6 | Jean Bulicek Galleria | Free & Open to the Public Beck Center  is pleased to present Martinez E-B’s solo exhibition So, Let Them Have Color.  This collection of work re-contextualizes signs, … Read More

Auditions – Broadway Artists Alliance

Broadway Artists AllianceSunday, March 20 | 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Music & Dance Building | Reservations Required | Ages 8 to 21 Beck Center for the Arts is proud to partner with Broadway Artists Alliance on Sunday, … Read More

In the Heights

Logo - ITHFrom the creator of the smash hit Broadway musical HAMILTON LOCALLY PRODUCED PREMIERE LIMITED RUN! February 12-February 28 | Mackey Main Stage Show times 8pm Fridays & Saturdays | 3pm Sundays 8pm Thursdays Feb 18 & 25 Music and Lyrics … Read More

Bright Ideas

bright ideas eric coble beck center pat millerFebruary 26 - March 6, 2016 |  Studio Theater 7:30pm Fridays, Feb 26 & Mar 4 | 7:30pm Saturdays, Feb 27 & Mar 5 3pm Sundays, Feb 28 & Mar 6 STUDENT MATINEE*: 10am on Thursday, March 3 Written … Read More

2015-2016 Theater Season

USE THIS Logo - Billy ElliotCONGRATULATIONS TO ARTISTIC DIRECTOR SCOTT SPENCE ON HIS 25TH SEASON! Click here for The Plain Dealer's recent article about Scott. The 2015-2016 Season contains multiple premieres, our fifth collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre program, … Read More

Beck Center Apparel

Apparell_Artsline_Square New & Improved Beck Center Apparel Store! Show your Beck Center pride and look stylish with a wide selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, pull-over and zip hoodies, fleece vests, hats, backpacks, tote bags - and more! Three … Read More