Category: Professor

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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Louis Johnson

LOUIS  JOHNSON Dancer ~ Choreographer ~ Director ~ Professor   Legendary Artist 👑 by Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 of 10 Born: March 19, 1930, Statesville, NC Died: March 31, 2020 Louis Johnson was born on March 19, 1930, in Statesville, N.C., and grew up in Washington. He started out as an acrobat before being discovered by Doris Jones and Claire …

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DUCHESS HARRIS, PhD, JD

MIRIAM (Duchess) HARRIS by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS  “I wouldn’t trade nothing for my journey now.“ Dr. Harris is an Associate Professor of American Studies at Macalester College. She joined the faculty in 1998 and has expertise in 20th-century political history, feminist theory, and race and the law. “The more powerful and original a mind, the …

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STAN BROWN

STAN  BROWN  “As an acting student and then later as a professional actor, I discovered that growing in my ability to give and receive love was essential to my growth and development as an artist. ”   By Dale Ricardo Shields    Stan Brown is the Inaugural W. Rockwell Wirtz Professor and Director of Graduate …

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John Hope Franklin

John  Hope  Franklin 1915-2009 Archived by Dale Ricardo Shields   “We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey;” ―    John Hope Franklin John Hope Franklin (January 2, 1915 – March 25, 2009) was an …

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