Dale Ricardo Shields

New York City

ARCHIVIST, EDUCATOR, HISTORIAN, and ARTiST Dale Ricardo Shields is a 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award®, 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, the 2017 AUDELCO/"VIV" Special Achievement Award, 2020, 2021, and 2022 ENCORE AWARD / The Actors Fund and winner of the 2022. Recently, he won the 2022 Legend Award from his alma mater Ohio University. He is the 2021 winner of the Paul Robeson Award, presented (jointly) by the Actors Equity Association and the Actors Equity Foundation. Research Accomplishments: His extensive professional credits as a Director, Stage manager, and Actor (Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and Regional) As an actor he has appeared on Saturday Night Live, Another World, Guiding Light, The Cosby Show, and the ITV television series "Special Needs" and commercials and film. Professor Shields is a member of the Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the American Guild of Musical Artists performance unions and an associate member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. He began his artistic academic career in New York City at Playwrights Horizon, The South Bronx Action Theatre, and Mind Builders, and then was invited to join the teaching staff at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre (New York Shakespeare Festival). He represented the United States for Theatre Young Audiences at the ASSITEJ Theatre Festival in London, England. He has been a Professor and Visiting Artist at Ohio University, The College of Wooster, Denison University, Macalester College, Randolph- Macon College, Susquehanna University, and SUNY Potsdam. He holds B.F.A and M.F.A, Degrees from Ohio University. Website(s) Iforcolor.org [Research] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dale_Ricardo_Shields [Career]

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The Shields Brothers Gospel Singers (Family)

THE  SHIELDS  BROTHERS The Shields Brothers, a mainstay of Cleveland’s gospel music scene for more than seventy years.  by Dale Ricardo Shields   “There is a silence into which the world can not intrude. There is an ancient peace you carry in your heart and have not lost. There is a sense of holiness in you …

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Dale Ricardo Shields

DALE  RICARDO  SHIELDS Theatrical Director, Educator, Historian, and Artistic Activist    Dale Ricardo Shields is a 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award®, 2017 and a 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, The winner of the 2017 AUDELCO/”VIV” Special Achievement Award, The 2020 & 2021 ENCORE AWARD …

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Mary Seymour

Mary Seymour  Actress – Director – Playwright – Singer CEO of Barnett Group International ( All Media Entertainment Company )   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS Mary graduated from Suffolk Community College Selden Campus, Alpha Zeta Nu Chapter/Phi Theta Kappa/ Highest Honors with an Associate of Science Degree. While attending SCCC Mary majored in Theatre Arts …

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VINIE BURROWS

VINIE   BURROWS    by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS Born –  Vinie Harrison November 15, 1924 – December 27, 2023    [ “I guess it’s like a DNA. Hard to describe, and identify, but I feel it’s there. I think it’s there in all artists. And maybe the art of living is the richest art form.” …

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SANDRA REAVES-PHILLIPS

SANDRA REAVES-PHILLIPS   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS Page 1 -10 “She succinctly underlines the three elements that are needed to do the job right – talent, talent, and more Talent… a performance to be savored and remembered.“ Los Angeles Times  Sandra Reaves-Phillips (born December 23, 1944) is an American and International actress, writer, and singer. …

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