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Making Spirits Bright

December 2, 2017 4:00PM  to  December 3, 2017 4:00PM

Sensory-Friendly Performances December 8 at 9:30 and 11 a.m. | Mackey Theater

Making Spirits Bright“Making Spirits Bright,” is an original dance production featuring an eclectic mix of holiday music. Performers include members of Beck Center’s Dance Workshop, Jr. Dance Workshop, and Dance Education Students sharing their talents from the world of ballet, pointe, contemporary, tap, and jazz dance. Perfect for all ages!

Annual tour on December 9 and possibly Cleveland Clinic performance on December 22.

Making Spirits Bright – Sensory-Friendly Performances:

Friday, December 8 at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. in the Beck Center's Music & Dance Building

Tickets for the Sensory Friendly Performances are free and must be reserved by contacting Ed Gallagher at or 216.521.2540 x12

When reserving tickets please include the number of seats needed for everyone in your party, including teachers and chaperones.

Reservation are granted on a first come first served basis.  An email confirmation will be sent when seats are reserved.

Presented by Beck Center Dance Workshop and Education Department.

Sensory-friendly performances of “Making Spirits Bright” will be staged for audience members with special needs. Our sensory-friendly performances are welcoming and impactful for those on the autism spectrum or with developmental disabilities. This production provides an inclusive and safe environment and is a meaningful way to open yet another door to arts participation in our community. There will be a quiet room and art activities for individuals who need time away from the performance.  A social story book will be provided to participants to prepare them for this exciting event.

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