• Hair

    Experience the musical that introduced rock and roll to Broadway in Collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre Program. | February 9-25

    Let The Sun Shine In!

  • Winter/Spring Semester

    Register for the Winter/Spring Semester with over 200 artistic opportunities for you and your family!

    Find Your Inspiration!

  • Soulstice

    Intuitive works by Shelly Svonavec in the Jean Bulicek Galleria | Jan. 13 - March 11 | Free and open to the public | Artist's Reception Jan. 13

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  • Beer & Improv

    A Taste & Create Event | Join us for an evening of laughter and libations with Beer & Improv. | Must be 21 or older to attend | Jan. 26 from 7-9 p.m.

    Join Us For Some Laughs!


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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Contemporary American Playwrights Class

Contemporary American Playwrights Instructor: Dan Riordan 6 Mondays from 1:30-3:30 pm February 26 through April 2 Part of the CWRU Senior Scholars at Beck Program Cost: Case Western Reserve Lifelong Learning Members $72; Nonmembers $90 Description:  This class functions as an introduction to recent American … Read More

Soulstice: Intuitive works by Shelly Svonavec

SoulstaceJanuary 13 - March 11 | Jean Bulicek Galleria | Free and Open to the Public Cleveland-based artist and educator Shelly Svonavec uses intuition and gesture in an abstraction of the natural and ethereal, ultimately creating surreal and moody landscapes, … Read More

Beer & Improv – A Taste & Create Event

Beer and ImprovEnjoy Laughter and Libations at this Taste & Create Event! Friday, January 26 | 7-9 p.m. | $25 | Main Gallery | 21 and over Back by popular demand! Join us for an evening of laughter and … Read More


Hair | Beck Center for the ArtsShow times are 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays | 3 p.m. Sundays | Mackey Theater Special Wednesday and Thursday evening performances February 15, 21, and 22 at 8 p.m. Music by Galt MacDermot Book and Lyrics by James Rado … Read More

2017-2018 Theater Season

Professional Theater Titles 2017-18 | Beck Center for the ArtsBeck Center's 2017-18 Season is filled with signature eclectic titles that include classics, a regional premiere, and the seventh collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University Musical Theater program. “This is an especially exciting slate of plays and musicals … Read More

2017-18 Youth Theater Season

2017-18 Youth Theater Season Beck Center for the Arts Our 2017 – 2018 season is presented by the Mort and Iris November Philanthropic Fund. This season brings back familiar favorites: a fairy tale with a twist (Snow White’s Adventures), a comedic lesson in mythology (All Greek … 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 22 years Something Dada has been entertaining audiences with their offbeat brand … Read More

Super Saturday @ Beck

Super Saturday Beck Center for the ArtsProudly sponsored by the Lakewood Arts Festival Upcoming Super Saturday: January 27 Brass Instruments and the Alp Horn April 28 Percussion Join in on the fun, creativity and excitement at Beck Center as you and your young aspiring artists explore … 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