Circle Theatre
Circle Theatre's mission is the advocacy of contemporary plays rarely seen in our community. We are committed to presenting professional, innovative theatre in an intimate setting.

Krista Scott

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Krista Scott (Director) returns to Circle Theatre after directing in the past four seasons: Funnyman (2016), I and You (2015),Venus in Fur (2014), and Exit, Pursued by a Bear (2013). Other professional directing credits include The Heir Apparent at Stage West, I'll Eat You Last and Mr. & Mrs. Fitch at Amphibian Productions, the Shakespeare Dallas production of The King's Face, The Unfortunates at Kitchen Theatre (NY), as well as Two RoomsThe Heidi Chronicles, and Steel Magnolias at The New Tradition Theatre in St. Cloud, MN, which she founded with her husband, Brian Martinson. As an actor, she performed on the Circle Theatre stage in Boeing, Boeing and Marvin’s Room. Other local roles include Vivian Bearing in Wit (Column Award winner) and Dottie in Noises Off at Theatre Arlington, Inspector Goring in The Game's Afoot at Water Tower Theatre and Kim in First Day of School at Amphibian Productions. Krista is an associate professor at Texas Christian University, where she directed the Theatre TCU productions of The Importance of Being Earnest, Three Sisters, Measure for MeasureHow I Learned to DriveThe Beaux’ StratagemThe Crucible, and The Beauty Queen of Leenane. She is an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographer’s Society, an associate teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework and was the dialect coach for the Circle Theatre production of The Whipping Man. She has also coached voice/text/dialects for Shakespeare Dallas, The Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Trinity Shakespeare Festival, The Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C., Casa Mañana, and Dallas Theatre Center.  Ms. Scott received an MFA in Acting from the University of Minnesota and a BFA degree in Theatre from Emporia State University.