Edgar Sanchez (J), Tim Decker (Tim), Eugene Lee (Alexander Ames), Lisa Tejero (Deb), and Jacqueline Williams (Jan) in the Goodman Theatre’s production of Stop. Reset. written and directed by Regina Taylor in 2015. Costumes by Karen Perry. Photo by Liz Lauren
A scene from Stop. Reset.: J, the janitor from the future (Edgar Sanchez), and his boss, Alexander Ames (Eugene Lee)
Every Tongue Confess
“Every Tongue Confess” at Arena Stage. Kenny Leon (Director)
TWO TRAINS RUNNING
Eugene Lee (Memphis Lee) in August Wilson’s Two Trains Running at the Mead Center for American Theater. Photo by Nate Watters for Seattle Repertory Theatre.
Two Trains Running • Arena Stage • Washington, DC 2018
LEE WINS HAYES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
“TWO TRAINS RUNNING” AT ARENA STAGE Eugene Lee, Two Trains Running
The 35th annual Helen Hayes Awards honored local theater on Monday, May 13, at The Anthem. The winners for the Helen Hayes Awards are categorized by Equity (the “Hayes” awards) and non-Equity (the “Helen” awards).
Eugene Lee won the Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play – Hayes (“Two Trains Running,” Arena Stage)
Jitney | Kennedy Center
Fences – Boston Huntington Theatre
Gem of the Ocean
Round House Theatre
Round House Theatre Education Center Silver Spring, MD
ARCHIVIST, EDUCATOR, 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. In 2020 He was also awarded The Actors Fund / Encore 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. degrees from Ohio University.