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