Saint Ignatius High School

The Breen Center for the Performing Arts

A state-of-the-art facility, The Breen Center offers a space for artistic expression for students and community members alike. Find a show, learn about our artist-in-residence program or rent The Breen Center for your next event.

Exploration CLE

Saturday, November 20 at 3 p.m.

Enjoy an hour-long concert with your family celebrating what makes Cleveland so special. From our fantastic museums, natural beauty, industrial past, and jazz and rock n’ roll heritage, there is great music that can provide the soundtrack to Cleveland’s story.

Cleveland Museum of Art
Respighi: La Primavera from Trittico Botticelliano

Lake Erie
Debussy: En bateau from Petite Suite

Cleveland Steel Industry Past
Higdon: Machina Rockus

Cleveland Metroparks
Mendelssohn: Intermezzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Cleveland Marathon
Mozart: Music from Piano Concerto No. 19
Elizabeth DeMio, pianist

Jazz on the East Side
Arlen: Somewhere Over the Rainbow from Wizard of Oz
Theron Brown, pianist

Cleveland Rocks!
Daugherty: Flamingo

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test is required of all audience members age 12 and over. Masks are to be worn at all times inside the building. Practice social distancing by maintaining a distance of at least 3 feet from other parties.


The Singing Angels

Sunday, November 21 at 4 p.m.


Come and join The Singing Angels at The Breen Center on Sunday, November 21 at 4 p.m. as we sing your holiday favorites. As always, our repertoire encompasses classical, pop, barbershop harmony, and gospel styles. So, raise your hearts with us in song as we continue our mission to “Make Music. Make Friends. Make a Difference.”

Tickets range from $20 – $30 with special pricing for children 11 and under. Masks are required for the concert. Tickets will be sold at full capacity. Contact Carol Thompson, carol@singingangels.org or 216-432-5555 x1700, to order tickets. Click here for ticket information - http://singingangels.org/schedule.php


Artists-in-Residence

Saint Ignatius High School boasts three artist-in-residence programs at The Breen Center for the Performing Arts.  These groups consider The Breen Center their home stage, allowing them to share their creative expertise with our students, the neighboring community as well as their own loyal audiences.

The Singers’ Club
An auditioned male chorus formed in 1892 and dedicated to the performance of fine choral music and to the friendships that develop. The club presents three concerts each season at The Breen Center and features dynamic young soloists, unique guest groups like the Saint Ignatius Cat-O-Tonics, and internationally known guest artists. Learn more about the Singers' Club at www.singersclub.org.
 
BlueWater Chamber Orchestra
A group of local, professional, world-class musicians committed to bringing a transformative musical experience directly into the neighborhoods of Northeast Ohio. In its season concerts at The Breen Center and other Northeast Ohio venues, BlueWater shares the luminous world of inspiring music in an inviting and accessible manner.
 
As part of its residency, BlueWater initiated the new string ensemble at Saint Ignatius High School. Future plans include incorporating BlueWater musicians in the classrooms at Saint Ignatius, in programs uniting the arts and academics. BlueWater Chamber Orchestra's concert schedule can be found at www.bluewaterorchestra.com.
 
Verb Ballets
Ignites audience passion and participation in contemporary dance. Under the leadership of Director, Dr. Margaret Carlson, Verb strives to support and foster emerging talent, to present excellence in contemporary choreographers and to revive and honor modern dance classics. The company strives to be a thought leader in cultivating dance appreciation and support through education and outreach programs. In growing audience appreciation for dance, Verb Ballets helps make northeast Ohio a national destination for the arts. For more information on Verb Ballets performances please visit www.verbballets.org.




Launch The Breen Center for the Performing Arts
  • Become a Drama Patron

    Are you an arts lover? You can support Saint Ignatius High School drama productions as a Drama Patron at The Breen Center. Click the link to make a donation. It’s that simple.

  • Rent the Breen Center

    Various spaces in the Breen Center are available for rent; including the stage, theater, lobby, box office, concession stand, dressing rooms, chorus room and multi-purpose Thomas Room. The theater has 526 numbered seats and two ADA accessible areas which fit up to four wheelchairs each. The adjacent parking lot has 120 spaces and four ADA van accessible spaces. A nearby lot has 227 spaces and five ADA van accessible spaces. For more detailed rental information click on the icon below.

The Breen Center Staff