Columbia IRAAS Summer Institute. Two weeks of rich, intense study with an amazing group of folks. “We hold the space.“
Education at the Apollo Theater Director of Education Shirley Taylor, Christian John Wikane and Ana “Rokafella” Garcia live on FOX 5 Good Day Street Talk (programs in celebration of Women’s History Month. March 23 is Women in Hip Hop and March 26 is Bold Soul Sisters. (2015) apolloeducation.org
Master Class seminar day. (L-R: Christian John Wikane, Janice Pendarvis, Shirley Taylor, Felicia “Fenix” Graham, Carlos Ricketts Jr. (November 16, 2015)
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.