Circle in the Square Theatre School is an independent non-profit 501(c)3, began training actors in 1961. We are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. Your support helps us in our training of the next generation of stage, television, and film actors.

Contributions help us provide scholarships, performance and rehearsal space, costumes, equipment, and other much needed items. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


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Our History
  HISTORY OF THE THEATRE Circle in the Square Theatre was founded in 1951 by Theodore Mann, Jose Quintero, Jason Wingreen, Aileen Cramer, Ed Mann, and Emily Stevens. In 1972, Circle moved to its Broadway home on 50th Street –