ResurGENTs was presented at the 2010 Midtown International Theatre Festival (4 Award nominations) It also ran at Black Spectrum Theatre in New York on February 5, 2011, and had a sold-out run at the 2011 National Black Theatre Festival. This show features a talented cast including Neil Dawson*, John Rankin, Stanley Wayne Mathis*, Roderick Warner and Damion Sanders. (*Denotes member of Actors’ Equity Association).
From the creative team of the award-winning New York production of Black Man Rising, winner of (4) AUDELCO Awards for“Excellence in Theatre,”2007 including Best Director, Best Choreography, Outstanding Ensemble Performance and Dramatic Production
OO-BLA-DEE Two River Theater Written by: Regina Taylor Directed by: Ruben Santiago-Hudson Music: Deirdre Murphy Sets: Michael Carnahan Lights: Jane Cox Costumes: Karen Perry Sound: Jane Shaw Video: Alex Basco Koch Photos: Charles T Charles Erickson
MARVA HICKS Evelyn AMBER IMAN Luna C STANLEY WAYNE MATHIS Shorty MONICA J PALMER Ruby CEDRIC SANDERS Arthur/Soldier STACEY SARGEANT Lulu ALLISON SEMMES Gin Del Sol CHESNEY SNOW Vocal Foley GEORGE CALDWELL Music Director, Piano CORINTHIA CROMWELL Saxophone ELI FOUNTAIN Percussion MIMI JONES Bass
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.