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EXPERIENCE
THE ARTS AT

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OVERVIEW

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.

About

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

OUR TEAM

Executive Committee

Dr. Art Topilow, President

James Aaron, VP, Legal Counsel

Ira Kreizman

Bobbi Krantz

Robert Mack

Edward McNamee

Burt Szerlip

Andrew DePrisco,

Executive Artistic Director

 

Jess Levy,

Development Director, Founding CEO

Elaine Eltringham ,

Business Manager 

 

Mary-Kate Schmidt,

Director

Axelrod Performing Arts Academy

Advisory Council

Edward McNamee, Chair

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

Sheldon Vogel, Ralph Zucker and Thomas A. Arnone meet with members of the

Axelrod Performing Arts Center and Bell Works for the official groundbreaking.

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Left to Right: Andrew DePrisco (APAC), Ralph Zucker (Bell Works),

Jess Levy (APAC), Sheldon Vogel and Thomas A. Arnone

Left to Right: Sheldon Vogel, Ralph Zucker (Bell Works)

Paola Zamudio (NPZ Studio/Bell Works), and Andrew DePrisco (APAC)

Photo Credit - Thomas Ryan Ward (APAC)

SUPPORT

SUPPORT

Become a Part of Our New Stage: Support Bell Theater

Individual Member Opportunities:
Members of Bell Theater receive special invitations to receptions and one-night-only performances as well as workshops and rehearsals where they can meet visiting artists.
Annual Membership Gifts begin at $250 per year.
 
Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities:
Corporate Sponsors are available annually and for participating events/productions. Supporting organizations receive digital and print exposure in all marketing and advertising, special tickets and passes for employees, and more.
Corporate Sponsorships begin at $500 per year or event.

 

Make a Pledge or Security Transfer
Multi-year pledges (2 or more years) enable donors to make a more significant investment than might be possible in a one-time gift. Bell Theater pledge option provides the opportunity to create a fund that will leave a more permanent legacy. Transferring securities allows donors to make a gift and receive a charitable deduction equal to the full fair market value of the securities.

Contact Development Director Jess Levy at jlevy@belltheater.org

 

APAA Scholarships
Donations to support the Academy’s free workshops for local high school students as well as to fund scholarships to assist students in need help the Academy to achieve its goal of bringing the arts to our whole community and outreaching to the underserved among us.

CONTACT

BOX OFFICE:

732-531-9106, ext 14

Open 1 Hour before Events

101 Crawfords Corner Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733

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