Adam B. Ferguson is a professional director, arts administrator, teaching artist, and Renaissance man 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 Artistic Associate at Andy's Summer Playhouse in Wilton, NH, where he worked alongside Producing Artistic Director, Jared Mezzochi. 

 

Past work experiences include: The inaugural Arts Editor of Beyond the Arts - powered by theTUNDRA, 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.

 

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), The Writers' Room: Playwrighting Workshop (Andy's Summer Playhouse). Assistant directing credits include: To Begin Again (Word Premiere - Andy's Summer Playhouse), Remnants (World Premiere - Modlin Center), Funny Girl (Modlin Center).

 

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. 

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Richmond Theatre Credits Circle Awards (2018)

Alice: A New Musical (Director & Scenic/Properties Designer)

Best Musical
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
Outstanding Achievement in Set Design
Ernie McClintock Best Ensemble Acting (won)

Richmond Theatre Credits Circle Awards (2016)

Green Day's American Idiot (Director & Assistant Choreographer)

Best Musical
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Actor in a Musical
Best Chreography (won)
Best Musical Direction
Most Promising Newcomer
Ernie McClintock Best Ensemble Acting

Richmond Theatre Credits Circle Awards (2015)

The Boy in the Bathroom (Director)

Best Actor in a Musical
Best Actress in a Musical
Most Promising Newcomer (won)
Outstanding Achievement in Set Design
Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design
White Feather

BEYOND THE ARTS:

POWERED BY theTUNDRA

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Adam served as BTA's Inaugural Arts Editor

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