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About Bell Theater

Our Story

Bell Theater is a new cultural hub opening in spring 2024 at the historic Bell Works. Our mission is to provide exceptional cultural programming to the community in a state-of-the-art facility. We believe in the transformative power of the arts and are committed to making it accessible to all.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become a leading cultural institution that celebrates diversity, creativity, and excellence in the performing arts. We aim to provide a platform for emerging artists while also showcasing established acts, with the goal of creating a vibrant cultural scene in the region.

Our Facility

Our facility is equipped with the latest technology to provide an unparalleled experience for our guests. From the stage to the seating, every detail has been carefully designed to create a comfortable and immersive environment. We also offer a range of amenities, including a cafe and bar, to enhance your experience at Bell Theater.


Our Commitment

01. Diverse

At Bell Theater, we strive to offer an array of diverse cultural programming that includes professional theater, dance, concerts, film, comedy, and more. We believe in offering something for everyone to enjoy and experience.

02. Immersive

Our state-of-the-art facility is designed to provide an immersive experience for all our guests. From the sound system to the lighting, we ensure that every detail is taken care of to enhance your experience.

03. Accessible

We are committed to making our programming accessible to everyone. From wheelchair accessibility to assistive listening devices, we strive to accommodate all guests and make sure everyone can enjoy the shows.

Our Team

Executive Committee


Dr. Art Topilow

VP, Legal Counsel

James Aaron


Neal Herstik

Ira Kreizman

Bobbi Krantz

Robert Mack

Burt Szerlip


Executive Artistic Director

Andrew DePrisco

Development Director, Founding CEO

Jess Levy

Business Manager

Elaine Eltringham

Director, Axelrod Performing Arts Academy

Mary-Kate Schmidt

Advisory Council


Greg Buontempo

Tara Torchia Buss

Bob Considine

Vinnie Favale

David and Mary Graham

Dr. Dan Grossman

Dan Hlavaty

Dr. Louis Iorio

Alfons Kaso

Pearl Lee

Larry Luttrell

Larry Murphy

Brian Smiga

Christine Cox-West & David West

Jo Wymer

Thomas Ryan Ward, Marketing Liaison

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