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Beck Center offers a variety of theater education opportunities for children, teens, and adults!
We provide curriculum that presents a variety of approaches and methodologies to aid the beginner as well as the experienced actor in discovering their true ability. Our esteemed Youth Theater program is one of the longest-running programs in the country, with four fully-produced titles performed on our stages each season.
BEST OF THE WEST: Beck Center has been named Best of the West in Theater Instruction since 2008!
Our 2015-2016 Youth Theater Season closes with big the Musical, May 13-22. Click here for show details and to purchase your tickets today!
Just announced! The 2016-2017 Youth Theater Season!
Theater Education Information
Beck Center’s Theater Education training is as eclectic as the students who study with us. Each semester we offer a selection of “core” classes to choose from that focus on theater fundamentals – acting, dance, improvisation, and singing – along with unique electives to expand each student’s repertoire, such as Shakespeare, Mime and Clowning, Playwriting, Script Analysis, to name a few.
Beck Youth Theater Alum Making News:
- Rory O'Malley is the new King George in Broadway's red-hot HAMILTON - read his interview with Entertainment Weekly here!
- Learn about Rory's experience at Beck Center from cleveland.com "The theater community, and especially the Beck Center, really embraced me and got me started." - Rory
- Timothy Ryan Hickernell chats with Cleveland19 News about his upcoming film and Beck Center experience
- Isabela Moner stars in the hit Nickelodeon series "100 Things to do Before High School"
- Michael Chernus talks about his cable television role and Netflix series. "I learned a love of acting and craft at the Beck Center." Read full PD article here.
Broadway Connection Master Class Series
Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the Broadway Connection Master Classes! Reserve your spot in each now by calling 216.521.2540 x27 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next Broadway Connection Master Class is: Monday May 16, 2016 from 5:30 – 8:30pm focusing on Contemporary Musical Theater Dance with a BC Teacher and current cast member of MATILDA THE MUSICAL
Private Coaching is available for ages 10 to adult. These sessions are intended for the serious theater student to enhance skills and prepare material for auditions and/or college applications. To schedule an appointment, call Jonathan Kronenberger, associate director of Theater Education at 216.521.2540 x27.