EAST TEXAS HOT LINKS – (A Drama by Eugene Lee) Directed by Ed De Shae – Orginal production August 1991. — with Earl Billings, Brent M. Jennings, Richard Gant, Ellis “Skeeter” Williams, Ed De Shae, Loretta Devine, Adleane Hunter, BILL COBBS, Terrance Ellis, James Pickens Jr., and Eugene Lee in San Marcos, Texas.
Between Riverside and Crazy
Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company
Southwest Arts Center
July 11 – August 6, 2017
NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY
WACO THEATER CENTER – Los Angeles CA
Written by Charles Gordone – Directed by Richard Lawson
The cast of NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY includes Jeff Rolle Jr. (“Unsolved”), Terryl Daluz (Actor for Hire”), Taylor Leigh Edwards (Central Ave.), Kelly Tighe, Courtney Nichole, Robert Jekabson (BRIGHT), Earl Billings, Marianne Bourg, Jenna Skeva and Nicholas Teti. The design team includes original sets by Carlos Flores, lights by Carolyn Gage, costumes by Maddison Carrol, sound, and original music by Marcus Norris. This will mark the first Broadway run for WACO Theater Center.
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 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).
B.F.A. and M.F.A. degree from Ohio University.