• Ruthless!

    Ruthless!, is the stage mother of all musicals that famously spoofs stage and screen classics such as Gypsy and The Bad Seed.
    “It hit virtually every square centimeter of my funny bone” - SCENE Magazine
    Sept 16- Oct 16 | Mackey Theater

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  • Hispanic Heritage & Art

    5th Annual Exhibition!
    Sept 9 - Oct 9 | Artists' Reception: Oct 6

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  • Body Awareness

    A smart and generous comedy by Obie and Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker. Oct 7 - Nov 6 | Studio Theater

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  • A Dada Anniversary

    Something Dada is Celebrating their 22nd Anniversary on the 22nd! Don't miss this special performance of offbeat improvisation.

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  • Fall Semester

    Fall in love with the arts! Enroll today for Fall semester classes. Options available for students of all ages and abilities in Dance, Visual Arts, Music, Theater, and Creative Arts. Therapies

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  • Encore Cafe

    This fall, Beck Center is thrilled to present an all new gathering place for patrons, students, and other Beckheads. Located within our main building, the Encore Cafe will feature cocktails, coffee, and more! Stay tuned for menu, dates, and times.

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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.

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Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Art

hispanic heritage art beck center exhibition cultural centerFifth Annual! September 9 - October 9 | Jean Bulicek Galleria Artists' Reception: October 6 from 7:30-9 p.m. featuring live music, specialty cocktails, and dessert. Beck Center for the Arts and the Hispanic Cultural Center of Cleveland are … Read More

Beer & Improv

Beer and ImprovEnjoy Laughter and Libations at this Taste & Create Event! Thursday, September 29 | 6:30 - 9 p.m. | $25 | 21 and over Back by popular demand!  Beck Center Associate Board's Taste & Create series returns … Read More

Encore Cafe

Encore Cafe Beck Center cocktails coffeeOPENING SOON...ENCORE CAFE! This fall, Beck Center is thrilled to present an all new gathering place for patrons, students, and other Beckheads. Located within our main building, the Encore Cafe will feature cocktails, coffee, and more! … Read More


Ruthless at Beck Center for the ArtsShow times 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays Mackey Theater Book and Lyrics by Joel Paley Music by Marvin Laird Directed by William Roudebush Musical Direction by Larry Goodpaster Choreography by Martín Céspedes Featuring Matthew Wright as Sylvia St. … Read More

Body Awareness

Body AwarenessREGIONAL PREMIERE Show times 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays Studio Theater Written by Annie Baker Directed by David Vegh Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Buy Early and Save! Use code BAKER through October 6 and save $5 … Read More

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland logo7:30 p.m. Friday, November 4 3 p.m. Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6 Mackey Theater Adapted by Tim Kelly Directed by Russel Stich Tickets $10 (children/students) and $12 (adult/senior) Follow that famous White Rabbit to a delightful, entertaining world of childhood … Read More

Spotlight 2016

Spotlight Gala Logo 2016, Beck Center for the ArtsSpotlight returns after an exciting sold out event last year! Tickets are on sale now! $225 per person | Reserve your Table of 8 $2,000 by calling Lauren Brocone at 216-521.2540 x19 Anything is Possible at our fourth … 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


AUDITIONS Please scroll down for Youth Theater audition information. Professional Theater Open Call Auditions By Appointment for Disney's The Little Mermaid Call Customer Service to Schedule an Audition | 216.521.2540 x10 Sunday, September 25 from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, September 26 from 6-8:30 p.m. Preparation: … 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