Circle Theatre
Circle Theatre's mission is the advocacy of contemporary plays rarely seen in our community. We are committed to presenting professional, innovative theatre in an intimate setting.

Founding Board of Directors


  • Bill Newberry
  • Wilson Newberry
  • Rose Pearson
  • Ann L. Rhodes

Governing Board of Directors


  • Maddie Lesnick, President
  • Cathy Taylor, Treasurer
  • Michael L. Schneiderman, Secretary
  • Leesa Avent
  • Betsy Barnes
  • Nancy Katherine Burk
  • Julie Butner
  • Terri Parks Gossett

  • Lois Sonnier Hart
  • Barry King
  • Karen Kirk
  • Estela Martinez-Stuart
  • Monty Phillips
  • Larry R. Phipps
  • Ernestine Rose
  • Connie Whitt-Lambert

Advisory Board of Directors


  • Susan Blue, M.D.
  • Rory Divin
  • Mary Sansores-Grantges
  • Bill Hart
  • Leslie Jordan
  • Sherry Key
  • Leah M. King
  • Betty Lay-Korenek
  • Alan Lobaugh
  • Dr. Harry B. Parker
  • Greg Phillips, M.D.
  • Dr. Laurin Porter
  • Darla Robinson
  • Del Shores
  • James L. Stripling
  • Jhani Wright-Williams
  • Riki Zide