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

Rob Collignon – President
Open Position – Vice President
Chris Millsaps – Secretary
Josh Smith – Treasurer
Darby O’Connor
Jewell Minnich
Sarah Whitaker

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
Amelia Breed
Ashley Wagner
Darby O’Connor
Jeny Jones
Kelly Arsenault
Klay Brooks
Laura Burgamy
Louisa Rader
Lydia Alford
Sarah Whitaker