Dale Ricardo Shields

Directing:                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A Raisin in the Sun, Ragtime, Crowns, Top Dog/Underdog, Fires in The Mirror, Laughter on the Twenty Third Floor, Driving Miss Daisy, Quartermaine’s Terms, Of Mice and Men, Godspell, Same Time Next Year, The Me Nobody Knows, A Streetcar Named Desire, Golden Boy, Fame, Three Ways Home, The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf, Rumors, The Brownsville Raid, Man of La Mancha Before It Hits Home, Golden Boy, Trouble in Mind, The Amen Corner, A Soldier’s Play, The Colored Museum, Home, I, Too Sing America, Something Wanted If you are Seeing This It’s Too Late. How do you Slam a Revolving Door – {A Word Jam}.

* Assistant Director to Lloyd Richards for the New Federal Theatre production of Ossie Davis’ new play              A Last Dance With Sybil (Ruby Dee – Earle Hyman)

Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, and Dale Shields








*Assistant to Khandi Alexander Whitney Houston (tour)

Stage Management:
Black Nativity, The Marriage of Figaro for Opera Ebony and Life Sea Treasures at the South Street Seaport,        De Obeah Mon at The Actors Studio Martin Luther King’s Birthday Celebration – Studio 54.

Susquehanna University
Denison University
Randolph-Macon College
Macalester College
The College of Wooster
Ohio University’s Theater Division
Wayne State University                                                                                                                                                                                          The University of Akron
Public Theatre (New York Shakespeare Festival)
South Bronx Community Theatre
Mind-Builders                                                                                                                                                                                                      Karamu House
Cleveland School of The Arts

Courses Taught:
Acting 1
Acting 2
Scene Study
Directing 1
Directing 2
Introduction to Theatre
Black Theatre History
Introduction to Black Studies
Stage Management                                                                                                                                                                                 Introduction to Theatre Through Film

“We will rehearse everything that moves. Anything that does not move, rehearse it until it does!”