• Summer Camps & Classes

    From camps for ages 5-19 to over 140 classes & programs for children, teens and adults, we invite you to join us for a FUN and creative summer!

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  • The Young Man from Atlanta

    Winner of the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Drama written by Horton Foote (screenwriterToo Kill a Mockingbird)
    May 29-June 28 | Studio Theater

    Buy Early & Save

  • Bike for Beck

    Join us on Sunday, May 31 for a morning of cycling followed BeckFest FREE interactive arts and music and more!

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  • Oliver!

    Beck Youth Theater presents this classic musical with popular songs "Food Glorious Food" and "Consider Yourself"
    May 15-24 | Mackey Main Stage | Tickets $10 & $12

    Tickets On Sale Now

  • 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! The 2015-2016 Theater Season has just been announced

2015-2016 Theater Season Summer Classes & CampsSupport Beck Center

Latest News & Updates

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

Dance Concerts ‘Jeopardy’ & ‘Dancing the Circus’

Dance_Jeopardy_SquareJEOPARDY - Student Dance Concerts Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. | Sunday, June 7 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Mackey Main Stage Don't miss our popular bi-annual Dance Concerts featuring students from the … Read More

FOCUS Photography Exhibit

Focus_Photography_Flower_SquareThrough Friday, May 29 | Jean Bulicek Galleria Closing Reception: Thursday, May 28, 6-7pm; Free & Open to the Public The 10th Annual FOCUS Photography Competition brings communities together through art. See the select works of this juried … Read More

Celebrating Lynda Sackett

Faculty_Event_002_SquareFaculty member Lynda Sackett honored for 50 years at Beck! The annual Faculty & Staff Appreciation event is always a special night. Hosted by President/CEO Cindy Einhouse and the Board of Directors, Beck Center's dedicated employees … Read More


2015_B4B_Artsline_SquareREGISTER TODAY FOR THE 4th ANNUAL BIKE FOR BECK & BECKFEST! Cyclists can choose from a 12-, 25-, or 60-mile ride through the scenic Cleveland Metroparks. Cost is $40 for riders over age 13 and includes … 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 now! "We believe in the transforming and transcending power of the arts" New Venue: Hyland Software, Building 3 … Read More

Beck Center Apparel

Apparell_Artsline_Square Beck Center has a new online apparel store! Show your Beck Center pride and look stylish at the same time. Visit our online store to see a variety of styles and sizes for children, teens, and … Read More


Oliver_Square Music, Lyrics & Book by Lionel Bart Directed by Patrick Ciamacco Musical Direction by Matthew Dolan Choreography by Rebecca Frick May 15 – May 24, 2015; Mackey Main Stage Student Matinee: Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Run time 2 … Read More

The Young Man from Atlanta

Young_Man_Atlanta_SquareShow times 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays Studio Theater Written by Horton Foote Directed by Eric Schmiedl Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Buy early & save with code: ATLANTA by May 28 … 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