Rosebud Centre of the Arts Executive Director moves on
The Rosebud Centre of the Arts Board of Directors announced that Executive Director Adam Furfaro will leave his position at the end of the summer.
Furfaro joined the organization in July 2012 and has been at the helm since. He is leaving to serve as Executive Director for St. John Community Church in Oak Ridges, Ontario.
Calling this a bitter and a sweet announcement, Board Chair Colin Jackson said, “While we will sorely miss him, we are thrilled for Adam that the Lord has called him to help lead a Church. Adam has led our organization to new heights in education, hospitality and the performing arts. He has also balanced the budget and eliminated the sizable mortgage we had when he arrived, and by so doing, has put RCA on solid footing for a fabulous future.”
Furfaro said, “I thank the Board of Directors of Rosebud Centre of the Arts for the opportunity to lead this celebrated and award-winning organization. Their support has not waned from day one. This has been an amazing run. Our family has had a remarkable Alberta adventure. The people of this province have been great to us and we have each had an opportunity to make life-long friends and to contribute in our own small way to the tapestry of this beautiful province.”
He added, “It’s hard to believe that four years have gone by. I’ve loved my job and I’ve loved the community of Strathmore and I will miss both greatly, but the timing is right for our family to move back to Ontario and once again be with our daughters and the majority of our extended family.”
In addition to his work with St. John Community Church, Furfaro also plans to continue to write, direct and produce theatre independently and for other professional companies.
The search for a new Executive Director has begun, said Jackson. “We have struck a search Committee under the leadership of Board member Erna Regehr and the search for Adam’s successor will commence by the end of April.”
Adam Furfaro… leaving Rosebud Theatre