• The Cotton Club, Film – Frances Ford Coppola
• Big Deal, The Broadway Theatre, NYC – Bob Fosse
• My One and Only, The James Theatre, Broadway, NYC – Tommy Tune
• When Hell Freezes Over, I’ll Skate – Mitzi Newhouse Theatre, NYC – Vinnette Carroll
• Staged History of Tap – Riverside Church, NYC
• Mule Bone, Barrymore Theatre, Broadway, NYC
• Nanette Bearden Contemporary Dance Company, NYC
• Homage to Mary Lou Williams, Pace University, NYC
• Little Joe from Chicago – Jazz, Pace U, NYC
• Sweet Tap – Pace U, NYC
• Sand Man – Creative Expressions, Whiting Auditorium
• The Good Times Are Killing Me – Bower Theatre
• Arbiter: Roswell – Film
• Winky – Performed by Kendrick Jones II, Showtime at The Apollo, TV, NYC
• ABC – TV – Mariah, Series
• Louis – Henry Street Settlement, NYC – Debbie Allen

Training – Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Mime, and Drama

Awards / Recognition
Flint African American Pioneer Award, The Forum Magazine 1993
Resolution of Board of Commissioners, 1993
Special tribute – State of Michigan Floyd Clack, State Representative, 1993
Special Recognition – State Senator Joe Conroy, 1993

Affiliations – Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Equity (AEA), Screen Actors Guild (SAG)


Dick Gregory and Alde Lewis at the Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers                                                      (Charles Wright Museum of African American History


Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company

Brought to you by A.L. Efficacy Movement, Inc., WE TWO! is conceived, written, choreographed and performed by Alde Lewis, Jr. The true loving evolutionary tale of a father/daughter relationship affected by the journey they both had to eventually take, not of their own choosing, but because of life’s will from birth to the present. This one-man show is told through the art genres of storytelling, dance (soft shoe, jazz, modern, tap), mime, spoken word, and dialogue.



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Dale Shields is a professor of theatre, director, and actor (Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and Regional).
Research Accomplishments:
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. In 2020 He was also awarded The Actors Fund / Encore 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 SUNY Potsdam, Susquehanna University, Denison University, Randolph-Macon College, Macalester College, The College of Wooster, Ohio University, Wayne State University, and the Joseph Papp Public Theatre (New York Shakespeare Festival).

B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees from Ohio University.