Adam B. Ferguson is a professional director, arts administrator, teaching artist, and arts extraordinaire originally from Virginia.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts and Rhetoric and Communication Studies from the University of Richmond, as well as a Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Virginia Commonwealth University. Most recently, Adam served as the inaugural Arts Editor of Beyond the Arts, powered by theTUNDRA.
Past work experiences include: Assistant to the Producer of the Met Live in HD at the Metropolitan Opera, Assistant to the Managing Director at Virginia Repertory Theatre, Associate Producer at Firehouse Theatre, Tour Associate at MCT, Inc. in the International Tour Office. Teaching credits: US Embassy Manama & Bahrain Authority of Culture and Antiquities, Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Guam Naval Base, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, and Missoula Children’s Theatre/MCT, Inc, among many others.
Educational directing credits include Remnants (world premiere) and Funny Girl. Regional directing credits include The Boy in the Bathroom (Firehouse – 4 Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Award nominations), Green Day’s American Idiot (Firehouse - 8 Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Award nominations including Best Direction and Best Musical), Shorts (K Dance), Alice: a new musical (Firehouse/TheatreLAB – 5 Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Award nominations including Best Direction and Best Musical; won Best Ensemble). Other directing credits include: Androcles and the Lion (MCT Center for the Performing Arts), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (MCT Center for the Performing Arts), and Charlotte’s Web (MCT Center for the Performing Arts).
When not working or creating, you can find Adam on adventures with his partner, Dr. Yousuf Aboosi, spending time with their dogs Kennedy and Harper, exploring new restaurants, breweries, and wineries, reading a good book, or listening to a podcast.