Introducing our brand new feature, VOLUNTEER OF THE WEEK!
Each week or so we will feature one of the many volunteers that make the Rosendale Theatre happen.
Ronald Whiteurs has been a steadfast volunteer at the theater since the early days of the Rosendale Theatre Collective. He works as a ticket taker and concession seller at the nightly films and special events.
When did you first come to the Rosendale Theatre?
I can’t remember when I first came to the Rosendale Theatre. It was many years before Co-Operative.
Why do you volunteer for the Rosendale Theatre?
I volunteer for the Theatre mainly because I live so close by and because I’m retired with tons of free time on my hands.
Where did you grow up?
I was born in the Bronx, lived there till 9 years old, then brought up in the hills of Mahwah, New Jersey.
What is your favorite movie?
My favorite movie is a series: Four Daughters, Four Wives, and Four Mothers, with Claude Raines, my favorite actor.
What do want to be when you grow up?
I want to be King of Great Britain when I grow up!
Words you try and live by or life philosophy?
All the words of Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, Gilbert & Sullivan, and J. R. R. Tolkien, amongst others!
Anything else you would like us to know about you?
I love toy trains.