Samuel continues to work on diverse translations while at the same time creating and directing works of various Afro-American authors such as A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, and Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis.
The Amen Corner
by James Baldwin
James Baldwin collective – French premiere of the piece The Amen Corner by James Baldwin (translation Marguerite Yourcenar) directed by Samuel Légitimus at the Festival de Fort-de-France, Martinique July 2008 – photo Bruno Manno
The Amen Corner – Elniño Belkreir-Légitimus, Samuel Legitimus, and Nathalie Vairac.
The Amen Corner – Samuel Legitimus and Gladys Arnaud.
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.