The Directors Circle

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

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 and invite you to a special musical performance and dinner. RSVP today


DIAMOND ($200,000+)
Adventure Advertising*
Dorsher, Joanne & Paul
Helgeson, Karel & Michael
Morgan Family Foundation 

EMERALD ($100,000 - $199,999)
Central Minnesota Arts Board
Palmer Printing - Deb & Steve Palmer 

RUBY ($50,000 - $99,999)
Bitzan, Dick & Mimi** 
Central Minnesota Community Foundation
Helgeson, Don & Shepard, Sue**
Jim & Yvonne Sexton Family Foundation
Macy’s Foundation
Miller, Dan & Susan
Sanderson, Marc & Marie 

PLATINUM ($25,000 - $49,999)
Anderson Trucking Service - Rollie & Barb Anderson
Bernick’s Beverages and Vending* 
Bologna, Bonnie, Steve & Family
Executive Express - Logeman Family
Liberty Savings Bank 

GOLD ($15,000 - $24,999)
Amosson Carlson Family* 
Benton Telecommunications Foundation
Erickson, Debra & Jason
Kudrna, Chris, Joanne & Family
Lenarz, Denise & Tom
Marco, Inc.
Martin-Chaffee, Bill & Chip
Mastey Enterprises
PAM’s Auto Inc.*
Preferred Controls, Inc. - Harold & Angie Desautel
Reagan, Janet & Michael
Schlenner Wenner & Co., CPA’s
Schlough, Joyce & Tom
Thompson, Pat, Ron & Alex
Warnert Commercial Real Estate, LLC - Sheila DeVine
Weber, Melissa & Ryan 

SILVER ($10,000 - $14,999)
Bright, Robyn & Steven
Crafts Direct - Diane & John Schlecht
Downare, Taggart & Tammie
Foster, Kimberly & Nicholas
Mardag Foundation
Miller, Jim & Marion
Nahan Printing, Inc.
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation
Proviant - Barclay & Janet Carriar
Reagan, James & Connie
St. Cloud Morning Optimist Club
Torrey, George & Shirley
Whipple-Wachtler, Dennis, Scott & Jacob
White, Bob & Penny** 

BRONZE ($5,000 - $9,999)
Becker, Dorothy C.**
Bastien, Becky & Schlough, Mike
Klimpel, Chris & Shawn
Bauerly, Helga & Rick
Cicharz, Patricia & Richard
Dinndorf, Steve
Dorsher, Patricia
Granite Equity Partners Fund***
Holien, Chad & Kelsi
Hughs, Braden & Lynette
Midwest Financial Partners
Murray & Sue Mack - HMA Architects
Proviant Group
Reuter, Nathan & Val
Tilstra, Dave & Janet 

COPPER ($1,000 - $4,999) 
AIS Planning - Cathy & Darren Juilfs
Bauerly Kopel, Scott, Shelly & Family
Brenny Transportation - Joyce and Todd Brenny
Carlson Advisors, LLP
Dairy Queen - Bob Lahr
Faraway Farm Handcrafted Soap
Flaherty, Brian & Willow
Great River Federal Credit Union
Henry, Patrick & Welter, Patricia
Krillan Inc.
Larison, Dorrie & Scott** 
Liveringhouse Family
Lloyd, Ron & Wannetta
Mahowald Insurance Agency
McCarl, Deb & Skurdahl, Marilyn
Meta 13 - Josh & Justin Gauerke
Miles Psychological Services, LLC
Mitchell, Patrick & Jane** 
Mulder, Andy & Leslie
Newstrom Family, in memory of Judi Newstrom - Jim & Sondra Glenn
Pan-o-Gold Baking Co.
Reisinger, Elizabeth & Eric
Senn, Bill & Laurie
Soltis, Patricia & Randy
Wensman, Janet & Tim


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