Dale Shields

New York City

ARCHIVIST and HISTORIAN Dale Shields is a professor of theatre, director, and actor (Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway and Regional). Research Accomplishments: The 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award®, 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, and the winner of the 2017 AUDELCO/"VIV" Special Achievement Award. On the web, he is the archivist and historian of Iforcolor.org and Black Theatre/African American Voices [Facebook] (theatre, music, and art). He has taught classes and workshops at Susquehanna University, Denison University, Randolph-Macon College, Macalester College, The College of Wooster, Ohio University, Wayne State University, The University of Akron and the Joseph Papp Public Theatre (NYSF). Education B.F.A. and M.F.A. degree from Ohio University.

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Lillias White

   LILLIAS WHITE      by Dale Ricardo Shields Tony winner Lillias White, is known for her performances in Fela!, The Life, Romance in Hard Times, Cats, Carrie, Once on This Island, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Chicago.   “Lillias White is a singer who makes the most challenging vocal feats …

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Niles Fitch

      Niles  Fitch       ***** by Dale Ricardo Shields Niles Fitch, an Atlanta native, follows his passion for connecting with others through stage, print, commercials, television, film, and voice over. He loves to model, sing, dance, act, and make you laugh. First rose to fame portraying Deuce on the television series …

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SLIM MELLO

    Slim Mello  By Dale Ricardo Shields July 2012 Slim Mello was born in Brazil (Salvador-Bahia). Salvador is considered the largest Black city outside of Africa with over 80% of the people being of African-Brazilian descent.  “The city of Salvador is notable in Brazil for its cuisine, music and architecture, and its metropolitan area is the …

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Venida Evans

VENIDA  EVANS By Dale Ricardo Shields   “Baby, it’s a roller coaster ride…                                            but I’m having a lot of fun…!”   Venida Evans (born September 2, 1947) is an American television, film, stage and commercial …

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