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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

  RUBEN  SANTIAGO-HUDSON  Writer, Director, and Performer   by Dale Ricardo Shields     RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON    Tony, Drama Desk, and Obie Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson is the director of the recent Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Jitney which garnered several awards including the Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League, …

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ALDE LEWIS

   ALDE LEWIS Actor ~ Dancer ~ Choreographer ~ Director   by DALE  RICARDO SHIELDS Alde Lewis, Jr., began his career as a modern dancer with Dianne McIntyre’s Sounds in Motion Dance Company in New York City. He credits the late tap veteran Charles “Honi” Coles for inspiring him to become a tap dancer after …

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Lillias White

   LILLIAS WHITE      by Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 – 9 Tony winner Lillias White, is known for her performances in Fela!, The Life, Romance in Hard Times, Cats, Carrie, Once on This Island, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Chicago.   “Lillias White is a singer who makes the …

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Stanley Wayne Mathis

   Stanley Wayne Mathis    by Dale Ricardo Shields “I read somewhere many years ago while working on the West Coast (The Jelly’s Last Jam workshop at The Mark Taper Forum) “Fame is what others give you. Success is what you give yourself.” – Stanley Wayne Mathis Stanley Wayne Mathis has directed and choreographed for …

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