Dance Programs & Classes


Beck Center’s Dance Education program is one of the most comprehensive and well-respected in Northeast Ohio. Our students train with top faculty members, including a former Radio City Rockette and Miss Dance Michigan. We are proud that our dancers have participated in the Youth American Grand Prix, the world's largest international student dance competition.

Programming is available for early childhood students, youth, teens, and adults. We offer age-appropriate early childhood classes in Preschool Dance, Preballet, Kids 'N Dance, which foster a love of movement and build confidence, coordination, and creativity.

Our program for youth and teen students includes seven levels of Ballet, four levels of Contemporary, two levels of Hip Hop, five levels of Jazz, four levels of Pointe, and four levels of Tap.

Classes exclusively for adults are offered in Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Pointe, as well as our health and wellness programs, Yoga, Pilates, and Body Beautiful.

Beck Center's highly qualified and caring dance faculty has a combined 310 years of experience in the classroom!

Beck Center's Dance Education program is led by Associate Director of Dance Education, Melanie Szucs, (216) 521-2540 x26


Beck Center's Dance program has been recognized as Best of the West from 2008 to 2018.


Beck Center Dance is supported in part by the Lynda Sackett Endowment for Dance Education and The James Kurtz Memorial Endowment Fund.