NEW YORK, NY – JULY 16: Chuck Cooper, Josh Young, and Erin Mackey during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for ‘Amazing Grace’ at the Nederlander Theatre on July 16, 2015, in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)
Prince of Broadway
Chuck Cooper and Hal Prince during the Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain Call for ‘The Prince of Broadway‘ at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on August 24, 2017, in New York City.
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 24: Chuck Cooper attends the Broadway Opening Night After Party for ‘Prince of Broadway‘ at Bryant Park Grill on August 24, 2017, in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)
Chuck Cooper, Emily Skinner, Tony Yazbeck in PRINCE OF BROADWAY
Emily Skinner, Chuck Cooper, Karen Ziemba, Tony Yazbeck, Brandon Uranowitz, Bryonha Marie Parham, and Janet Dacal during the Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain Call for ‘The Prince of Broadway‘ at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on August 24, 2017
ARCHIVIST, HISTORIAN, and ARTiST
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, and the Joseph Papp Public Theatre (New York Shakespeare Festival).
B.F.A. and M.F.A. degree from Ohio University.