“Matthew Mcconaughey came to my show last night. I met him and his family. It was so awesome!”
Idris Elba took time before he left a screening to meet and talk with Niles. There were so many people and so much going on, but when they talked to each other it was like no one else was around. It is unmistakable…Idris oozes a confident, calm charm. The energy, aura, and relaxed conversation between him and Niles was reported as beening breathtaking!
Niles Fitch and Christie Brinkley
Niles performed on stage at the 6000th Lion King Broadway show!! “We signed playbills after the show!” — at THE LION KING at the Minskoff Theatre.
Niles wants to ultimately star in his own television show and he works diligently to make this dream a reality. Despite his rigorous schedule of piano, dance, acting, and vocal instruction, he maintains his gifted and talented academic ranking and is excited to be in 5th grade. In his spare time, he loves playing video games and basketball, drawing and sketching, visiting amusement parks, and enjoying his IPAD.
Niles has been covered as a fresh face and rising young black star by Young Black Starz, the premiere source for the latest news on favorite and up and coming black star kids, teens and young adults. He has also received stellar reviews for his performances.
Actor’s Equity Association (AEA),
American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (AFTRA),
ARCHIVIST and HISTORIAN
Dale Shields is a professor of theatre, director, and actor (Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway and Regional).
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).
B.F.A. and M.F.A. degree from Ohio University.
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