Circle Modern Dance has been providing fun and affordable adult dance education in Knoxville for over thirty years.


It is the mission of Circle Modern Dance to provide an opportunity for area choreographers, dancers, musicians and performance artists to showcase their work.

It is our philosophy that everyone is a dancer, and every body has the right to dance.

Board of Directors
Executive Board

Sarah Whitaker, President
Klay Brooks, Secretary
Lydia Alford, Treasurer


Rob Collignon
Charis Kraski

Advisory Board

Balasz Sipos
Claire Barratt
Jeff Christmas
John Frey
Kim Matibag
Laura Howes
Dr. Mary Alford
Maria McGuire
Whitney Ray-Dawson
Ruth Horton

Core Members
Amelea Faith Everett
Darby O’Connor
Kelly Arsenault
Klay Brooks
Louisa Rader
Kelly Rhyne
Lydia Alford
Sarah Whitaker