Full Circle Theater Company

A nonprofit organization

111 donors

Welcome to Our Circle!

Inspired by Intentional Diversity

Help us raise $3,000 

For our 2023 - 2024 Season!

Two Mainstage Productions | One Livestreaming Event

Early Giving Has Begun


Give to the Max Day November 1 - 16

Donations of any amount gratefully accepted!

Full Circle Theater Presents a Production of 


by Naomi Iizuka

Directed by Co-Artistic Director 

Stephanie Lein Walseth

November 2 - 19, 2023

Tempest-tossed and lost at sea, a young refugee called Anon embarks on a harrowing journey across the United States to find his mother. Based on Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, Anon(ymous) weaves together ancient truths and contemporary realities about re-membering one’s identity and finding home in a strange new land. 

Learn More AbouT ANON(YMOUS) 

Full Circle Theater Presents

Circle Up Play Reading Series

February 2-4, 2024

Full Circle Theater Presents a World Premiere Production of

They Wear Teal Ribbons 

Around Their Tongues

by 2022-24 Resident Core Artist Siddeeqah Shabazz

April 13 - 28, 2023 

Meet the Douglasses! Your favorite 90s sitcom family. Loving. Hilarious. Affluent. Respected. Nothing can shake them…until a dark and well-kept secret is unearthed. When the facade breaks, it will take all of their strength to discover who they really are…and who they want to become.



The Full Circle Core Artist Leadership Group:

(clockwise from left to right):
Lara Trujillo, Rick Shiomi, Martha B. Johnson, Stephanie Lein Walseth and Siddeeqah Shabazz

About The Core Artist Leadership Group

Full Circle Theater Company makes use of a unique model of inclusive leadership that embodies our company’s Equity, Inclusion, Diversity-based mission: All major artistic decisions are made collaboratively by our Core Artist Leadership Group, made up of the Artistic Director(s) and Core Artists, together representing diverse racial, ethnic, gendered, and other identities and communities.  These artistic decisions are made using a consensus process.


Staff and Core Artists

Co-Artistic Directors:  Rick Shiomi and Stephanie Lein Walseth

Core Artists:  Lara Trujillo, Stephanie Lein Walseth, and Siddeeqah Shabazz (Full Circle’s 2022 Resident Core Artist)

Managing Director:  Quinci Bachman

Full Circle's Artistic Mission

The MISSION of Full Circle Theater is to create transformative theater that centers marginalized perspectives, practices equity and access, and engages diverse artists and audiences in the creation of a more socially just world.

Our Core Values

We are a theater company that values:

  • High artistic and professional standards in our work
  • Shared artistic and organizational leadership amongst BIPOC, Disabled, LGBTQIA+, White, and multi-identity artists
  • The multiple, intersectional identities/communities in our company and work
  • A culture of inclusion, safety, mutual respect, and belonging in our collaborative work process
  • The development of emerging theater artists
  • Intergenerational artistic collaboration and co-mentoring
  • Womanist perspectives

 Types of Theater We Do

  • The creation of theater pieces based on diverse personal narratives.
  • Contemporary re-imaginings of classic plays that have the potential to explore contemporary issues, perspectives and narratives of diverse people.
  • The development of new plays and productions that focus on diverse perspectives and characters within a single work.
  • The production of already existing plays that exhibit diverse perspectives and characters within a single work.
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Organization Data


Organization name

Full Circle Theater Company

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Arts & Culture




P.O. Box 40174 Industrial Station 1430 Concordia Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104