Category: Professor

Louis Johnson

Louis  Johnson Dancer ~ Choreographer ~ Director ~ Professor  ~ Legendary ~  By Dale Ricardo Shields   “Most renowned for his choreography in the timeless film, The Wiz, Johnson was one of the first African Americans to appear in a Broadway ensemble.  Having been featured and learning from some of the dance greats, including Bob Fosse and Jerome Robbins, Johnson began creating …

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Dale Ricardo Shields

Dale Ricardo Shields ~ Find your own voice – Gwendolyn Brooks ~ Director, Educator and Artistic Activist  Dale Ricardo Shields is a 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. …

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Yvonne Carter Williams

  Dr. Yvonne Carter Williams Hampton and Esther Boswell Distinguished University Professor of Black Studies. Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University; M.A., University of Connecticut; B.A., Pennsylvania State University. By Dale Ricardo Shields ~*****~ “Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” Arthur Schopenhauer Dr. Yvonne C. …

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Dr. Nefretete Rasheed

Nefretete Rasheed, Ph.D Artist of Interdisciplinary Arts, Theatre, Dance, Poetry. By Arthur T. Wilson “Every day is Graduation“ Dr. Nefretete Rasheed * Nefretete Rasheed, Ph.D., a graduate of New York University, is an educator, writer, and therapist. She is also the Education and Clinical Director for Aspirations, Inc., an organization she founded that promotes teaching and …

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