Samuel continues to work on diverse translations while at the same time creating and directing works of various Afro-American authors such as A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, and Purlie Victorious by Ossie Davis.
The Amen Corner
by James Baldwin
James Baldwin collective – French premiere of the piece The Amen Corner by James Baldwin (translation Marguerite Yourcenar) directed by Samuel Légitimus at the Festival de Fort-de-France, Martinique July 2008 – photo Bruno Manno
The Amen Corner – Elniño Belkreir-Légitimus, Samuel Legitimus, and Nathalie Vairac.
The Amen Corner – Samuel Legitimus and Gladys Arnaud.
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.