• American Idiot

    Cleveland rocks this summer with Rock Hall Inductee Green Day's smash hit musical! “It was not only well done it was WILD! You need to see this show” -Sun News | July 10 - August 16 | Mackey Main Stage (PG13)


  • Fall Semester

    Registration is open for our Fall 2015 Semester! Find your inner artist with over 200 creative opportunities for all ages & abilities in dance, music, theater, visual arts, creative arts therapies and early childhood education.
    Learn More!

  • Bike for Beck

    NEW DATE! Join us on Saturday, August 22 for a 12-, 25-, or 60-mile ride through the Cleveland Metroparks. All proceeds benefit Beck Center programming.

    Details & Registration

  • 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
    Red Stage Schedule

  • Something Dada

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

    Next Show - August 1!

  • It's not too late to create!

    Ages 7-19 can still have a fun and creative summer with July and August camps!

    Learn More

  • 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!

  • 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.


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! Subscriptions and Flex Passes are on sale now for the 2015-2016 Professional Theater Season. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

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

Latest News & Updates

Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit

2015_Faculty_Exhibit_SquareJuly 10 - August 30 | Jean Bulicek Galleria | Free and open to the public Stop by and see the exciting works at Beck Center's annual Faculty Exhibit. This exhibit is a great opportunity for … Read More

Taste & Create

Taste_Create_SquareBEER & IMPROV - a Taste & Create event Beck Center's Associate Board is hosting a new series of fun, creative and social events. Each event will feature an arts activity, adult beverages, light apps and … Read More

Operation Pucker Up Book Release

Book CoverMeet author and Beck Center alum Rachele Alpine 7:00 p.m. | Beck Center's Studio Theater and Daniels Lounge Join us as we celebrate the launch of author Rachele Alpine's debut middle grade novel, OPERATION PUCKER UP … Read More

Bike for Beck August 22

2015_B4B_Artsline_SquareCyclists who registered for the rained-out May 31 ride do not have to re-register. Choose a 12-, 25-, or 60-mile ride through the scenic Cleveland Metroparks, beginning and ending at Beck Center. Registration fee includes SAG … 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_SquareSuper Saturday is August 22 Proudly 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 … Read More

2015-2016 Theater Season

USE THIS Logo - Billy ElliotArtistic 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 Software, Building 3 in … Read More

American Idiot

American_Idiot_SquareLOCALLY PRODUCED PREMIERE! Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays | Mackey Main Stage Billie Joe Armstrong on Green Day's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction - read interview here. Book and … 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