Dale Shields

New York City

ARCHIVIST, EDUCATOR, HISTORIAN, and ARTiST 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). Education B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees from Ohio University.

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Dyane Harvey-Salaam

Dyane Harvey-Salaam   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS Page 1 – 8 Dyane Harvey-Salaam is a virtuoso performing artist, a founding member of Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, actress, dancer, educator, choreographer, and certified Pilates teacher. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Drama/Educator and works in the entertainment industry. “I am on a high like …

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Chuck Cooper

  CHUCK COOPER “Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.” by Dale Ricardo Shields       Born in Cleveland, Ohio, actor-singer Chuck Cooper has performed on stage as well as on television and film for over three decades. A Tony Award®-winning baritone, he is best known for his work in musical …

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Adelle Gautier

Adelle Gautier Actress, Storyteller, and Educator January 15, 1948 [ ALPHA ] – August 10, 2021 [ OMEGA ]   by  DALE  RICARDO  SHIELDS  Page 1 – 12 Adella Adella the Storyteller ( Adelle LeWhodatier Gautier )  was born and lived in New Orleans, Louisiana. She traveled extensively around the world                       …

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Dooley Wilson

Dooley Wilson By Dale Ricardo Shields Arthur “Dooley” Wilson (April 3, 1886 – May 30, 1953)  American actor, singer, and musician who is best remembered as Sam in the 1942 film, Casablanca; in the film, he also performed its theme song, “As Time Goes By“. Born Arthur Wilson April 3, 1886 Tyler, Texas, U.S. Died …

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