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Brett Colby Appointed Development Coordinator for Algonquin Arts
Manasquan, NJ - Algonquin Arts has appointed a new Development Coordinator, Brett Colby, who will continue to lead the Development Department in a positive direction.
primary role is to help generate the financial resources necessary for Algonquin Arts
to realize its artistic mission.
, born and raised in Glen Rock, NJ, has resided in Asbury Park
for the past six years.
Since graduating from Rowan University
in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Brett
has toured the United States and Europe, interpreting character roles in the operatic repertory, as well as making appearances in musical theatre, film, and radio.
Since 2007, Brett served as President of The Arts Coalition of Asbury Park (ArtsCAP), transforming the small non-profit into the city's official resource for the arts.
spearheaded the TriCity Arts Tour (an annual arts festival-partnership with Long Branch and Red Bank), and paved the way for city legislation to establish a public art policy for murals and sculpture to transform the city's appearance.
Regarding his appointment as Development Coordinator, Mr. Colby stated, "I am truly honored to be joining a team that presents such high quality live entertainment in such a beautiful and historic setting.
Despite the current economic climate, I am ready to meet our fundraising challenges head-on and help this landmark theatre to thrive and prosper."
Algonquin Arts Director of Arts & Education, William Whitefield, is enthusiastic about the future of the theatre: "We are thrilled that Brett has joined our team here at Algonquin Arts.