• A Great Wilderness

    REGIONAL PREMIERE! "Beck's production is OUTSTANDING" – COOL Cleveland. Join us for a Talk–Back on MAR 31 to discuss this drama's timely themes. MAR 3 – APR 9 | Studio Theater

    Venture Into the Wild...

  • CARRIE the musical

    Beck Center Teen Theater has elected this year's prom queen! Don't miss this fiery, cult musical based on the novel by Stephen King. PG-13. MAR 24 - APR 2 | Mackey Theater

    Cast Your Vote for Carrie!

  • The Ugly Duckling

    Beck Center Dance Education presents this family–friendly ballet based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Original choreography by Melanie Szucs. APR 1 & 2 | Music & Dance Building

    Dance with Ducks Today!

  • Winter/Spring Semester

    Register for the Winter/Spring Semester with over 200 artistic opportunities for you and your family. It's not too late to create during Session 2!

    Find Your Inspiration!

  • 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

Lakewood/Rocky Rocky River Rotary Juried Visual Arts Competition Exhibition

Lakewood Rocky River Rotary Beck Center ExhibitionMarch 17– April 7 | Jean Bulicek Galleria | Free & Open to the Public Awards Ceremony and Reception: Monday, March 27 from 6 - 8:00 p.m. Beck Center for the Arts is proud to present the visual art … Read More

A Timely Talk–Back

A Great Wilderness Beck Center Samuel D. Hunter Talk Back Regional PremiereTo coincide with the regional premiere of A Great Wilderness, Beck Center is pleased to partner with The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland and Equality Ohio for a timely post–performance Talk–Back. This event will immediately follow … Read More

The Ugly Duckling

Ugly Duckling Dance Beck Center Ballet Pat Miller Graphic Design Saturday, April 1 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Beck Center's Music & Dance Building Tickets $10 (students/children) and $12 (adults/seniors) Presented by Beck Center Dance Workshop and Education Department Don't … Read More

Victorian Tea

Victorian Tea Women's Board Beck Center Sunday, April 30, 2017 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Beck Center's Music & Dance Building Hosted by the Women's Board of Beck Center for the Arts $25 Donation (All proceeds benefit Beck Center) You are invited to "Soda Pop Hits … 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

A Great Wilderness

A Great Wilderness Samuel D. Hunter Beck CenterShow times 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays Studio Theater Written by Samuel D. Hunter (2014 MacArthur Genius Grant recipient) Directed by Scott Spence Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Use code NATURE and save $2 … 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: April 29 | Percussion August Date to be announced soon! Join in on the fun, creativity and excitement at Beck Center as you and your young aspiring artists explore … 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