The Beck Center for the Arts is a non-profit, performing arts and arts education organization dedicated to inspiring and enriching the quality of life for Northeastern Ohioans. The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University is excited to partner with the Beck Center for programming starting in early 2018.
Tuesdays, February 6-February 27 | 12:15-1:45 p.m
Russell Stich, Beck Center Theater Faculty, Members of Something Dada Improv Troupe
A fun and lively exploration of the basic tools and techniques used in improvisational theater. Perfect for both the beginner as well as the experienced. Focus is on the skills used to create an improvised scene and help develop the student's ability to envision, develop and sustain stories. Russ is a founding member of Something Dada, Cleveland’s premiere improvisational comedy company.
Limited enrollment of 15.
Mondays, February 26-April 2 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Dan Riordan, Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing, Cleveland State University
This class functions as an introduction to recent American playwrights, focusing on a range of works that have been staged since the mid-1970's to see how these writers have engaged an American audience in terms of subject matter and method.
Senior Scholars at the Beck Center
Tuesdays, March 6-27 | noon-1:15 p.m
Lynda Sacket, Beck Center Dance Faculty
Dance and somatic exercises enhance flexibility, strength, endurance, and muscle tone along with postural alignment and fluidity of movement.
Limited Enrollment of 12
Wednesdays, May 2-23 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Angel Foss, Beck Center Percussion Specialist
A class for individuals of all abilities involving unique movement exercises using drumsticks, drums, exercise balls, and rhythmic, music for a "whole mind, whole body" experience.
Limited Enrollment of 15.