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.
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.