• Billy Elliot

    Our 2016-17 season closes with the blockbuster, Tony Award winner for Best Musical! July 8 - August 14 | Mackey Theater | Locally Produced Premiere!

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  • Summer Camps

    There is still time to register for a FUN & CREATIVE SUMMER with classes for children and teens ages 5-19.

    Enroll Today!

  • Summer Music Series

    Enjoy live, local music on our outdoor Red Stage, and interactive arts experiences on our front lawn!

    Check out the Lineup!

  • Something Dada Improv

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

  • 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.

    Great Gift Idea!

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 | Tickets are on sale for Heathers: The Musical and Billy Elliot the Musical. CONGRATULATIONS to Artistic Director Scott Spence on his 25th Season with Beck Center!

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Latest News & Updates

Super Saturday @ Beck

Super Saturday Beck Center for the ArtsProudly sponsored by the Lakewood Arts Festival Upcoming Super Saturdays: August 20 | Piano December 3 | String Instruments January 28 | Brass Instruments and the Alp Horn April 29 | Percussion Join in on the fun, creativity and excitement at … Read More

Beck Focus

Beck Focus Professional WinnerBeck Focus, First Annual Juried Photography Competition July 15 - August 21 | Jean Bulicek Galleria | Free and Open to the Public Photography has become one of the most important forms of creative self-expression of modern … Read More

Red Stage Summer Music Series

Red Stage Summer Music Series Beck Center 6 - 8 p.m. | Beck Center Red Stage Wednesdays,  July 27, August 10, August 24, and September 7 Enjoy live, local music this summer as Beck Center presents the Red Stage Summer Series, our free and … Read More

Billy Elliot the Musical

Billy Elliot the Musical, Beck Center for the ArtsLOCALLY PRODUCED PREMIERE Show times 8pm Fridays & Saturdays | 3pm Sundays Mackey Theater Music by Elton John; Book and Lyrics by Lee Hall; Based on the Universal Pictures/Studio Canal Film Directed by Scott Spence; Musical Direction by Larry … Read More

CHAMPS Art Exhibit

Horace Mann Champs ExhibitHorace Mann Elementary CHAMPS Art Exhibit | Creative Arts Therapies Building | June 6 - August 19 Please join us in celebrating the wonderful artwork created by the Horace Mann Elementary CHAMPS students during the 2015-2016 school … Read More

2016-2017 Youth Theater Season

Alice in Wonderland logoBeck Center for the Arts proudly announces the 2016-2017 Youth Theater season presented by the Mort and Iris November Philanthropic Fund. Tickets will be available August 1, 2016. Our 2016 – 2017 season brings a classic … Read More

2016-2017 Theater Season

The Little Mermaid Logo"There is no better example of the glorious mash-up of a Beck Center for the Arts season than the offerings of 2016-2017" - The Plain Dealer Click here to read the article! Beck Center's 2016-2017 Season will … Read More

Spotlight 2016

2016_SpotlightSaturday, October 29, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. Hyland, creator of OnBase To benefit arts education, performances, exhibitions and outreach Spotlight returns after an exciting sold out event last year! Tickets are on sale now! $225 per person | Reserve your … 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

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