The Directors Circle is GREAT Theatre’s generous family of donors who make an annual gift of $1,000 or more and are recognized for their cumulative giving in the following year. We are truly grateful for their support to ensure transformational theatre experiences for everyone in our community.

We are proud to provide members of the Directors Circle exclusive opportunities to socialize and engage in meaningful community activities with GREAT actors and artists, learn more about GREAT season reveals and plans, and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Recognition in season programs
  • First access to choose seating and summer camps
  • An invitation to our annual Directors Circle dinner

The Directors Circle Members

GREAT is honored to introduce the charter members of The Directors Circle. We are truly grateful for your support to ensure transformational theatre experiences for everyone in our community.

DIAMOND ($200,000+)
Central Minnesota Arts Board
Dorsher, Joanne & Paul
Helgeson, Karel & Michael
Minnesota State Arts Board
Morgan Family Foundation

EMERALD ($100,000-$199,999)
Central Minnesota Community Foundation
Palmer, Deb & Steve

RUBY ($50,000-$99,999)
Bitzan, Dick & Mimi **
Helgeson, Don & Shepard, Sue **
Kudrna, Chris, Joanne & Family
Sanderson, Marc & Marie
Weber, Melissa & Ryan

PLATINUM ($25,000-$49,999)
Amosson Carlson Family **
Bologna, Bonnie, Steve & Family *
Cragle, M.D., Beth & Stephen P.
Ehlen, Charles
Executive Express – Logeman Family
Foster, Kimberly & Nicholas
Martin-Chaffee, Bill & Chip
Mastey Enterprises *
PAM’S Auto Inc.
Proviant – Barclay & Janet Carriar
Reagan, Janet & Michael
Schlough, Joyce & Tom

GOLD ($15,000-$24,999)
Bastien, Becky & Schlough, Mike
Becker, Dorothy C. **
Crafts Direct – Schlecht, Diane & John
Donnelly, Beth & Kevin
Dorsher, Patricia
Holien, Chad & Kelsi
Krillan Inc. *
Lenarz, Denise & Tom
McCarl, Deb & Skurdahl, Marilyn
Miles Psychological Services, LLC
Romanowsky, Ann & Dr. James
St. Cloud Optimist Club
Stearns County Business and Non-Profit Relief

SILVER ($10,000-$14,999)
Arnzen, Marianne & Rick
Mitchell, Patrick & Jane ***

BRONZE ($5,000-$9,999)
Bauerly, Helga & Rick
Capital One Services LLC
Dinndorf, Steve & In Memory of Dinndorf, Joyce, Linda & Louie
Flaherty, Brian & Willow
Gau, Jeff & Melinda **
Granite Equity Partners ***
Henry, Patrick & Welter, Pat
Kensington Bank
Knife River
Krueger, David & Pat
Larison, Dorrie & Scott **
Mahowald, Norie & Bob **
Morgan, Lee & Vicki
Mulder, Andy & Leslie
Newiger, Brenda
Oswell, Larry G. & Sandy
Potter, Lori
Preferred Credit, Inc.
Radeke, Katie & Paul
Sand Hospitality *
Tilstra, Dave & Janet
Watkin, Dove & Tracey

COPPER ($1,000-$4,999)
Brunsvold, Elizabeth
Carlson, Jerry
Clark, Doug & Tarryl
Diversified Media Resources
Engel, Carol & John
Johnston, Kaarin
Larson, Camilla & David
Nelson, Pat
Penly, Bobby & Lorraine
Poeschl, Ellen & Mark
Reisinger, Elizabeth & Eric
Sueker, Beth, Family & Friends in memory of Cassie Sueker


* All or partial gift in-kind
** Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation
*** A Turn Key Fund of the Initiative Foundation