Directors Circle members at Steppenwolf's annual Gala

Join the Directors Circle today to help shape Steppenwolf’s tomorrow.

Directors Circle members are foundational to supporting Steppenwolf’s annual operations and bringing the plays to life onstage. In return, members enjoy exclusive, VIP benefits that include dedicated staff members to help with ticketing and all-access events with Steppenwolf artists.

Past Directors Circle Membership Nights include:

  • Season Celebration with Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro
  • Rejoice! The Music of The Christians
  • Ms. Blakk For President: A Campaign Style Guide
  • Up Close with Tracy Letts

Comprised of members that span the theatre’s esteemed history, the Directors Circle is a key part of the Steppenwolf Family.

Click here to join the Directors Circle. If you have any questions about membership, please contact the Directors Circle team at or 312-654-5672.

Membership Benefits

Directors Circle Committee

Members of the Directors Circle Committee serve as advocates and ambassadors of this important donor program, helping Steppenwolf grow the membership base, and providing feedback on the member experience. Committee members bring their own passion and ideas to four committee meetings each season, which feature insider access to news and events and special presentations from Steppenwolf artists. For more information please contact Suzanne Miller, Individual Giving Director, at


Committee Membership 2019/20 Season:

Beth Davis, Steppenwolf Trustee

Rebecca Johnston, Steppenwolf Trustee

Aimee Graham, Steppenwolf Associates Liaison

Greg Desmond

Ritu Dhingra

Stacy Fleming

Karen Levine

Susan Lichtenstein

Stephanie Linn

Beth Loeb

Toni Sandor Smith

Gail Straus

Frances E. Tuite