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Dale Ricardo Shields Biography

 
Bio:
Dale Ricardo Shields is a 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award® and 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award. His extensive professional credits as a Director, Stage manager and Actor (Broadway, Off Broadway, Off ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Dale Ricardo Shields is a 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award® and 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award. His extensive professional credits as a Director, Stage manager and Actor (Broadway, Off Broadway, Off ... (read complete bio)

Dale Ricardo Shields is a 2017 winner of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award® and 2017 and 2015 Tony® award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award.



His extensive professional credits as a Director, Stage manager and Actor (Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway and Regional) include various projects and assignments at Lincoln Center (State Theatre), The Henry Street Settlement House (New Federal Theatre), The Negro Ensemble Company, The Joseph Papp Public Theatre (New York Shakespeare Festival).



He was the assistant director to Lloyd Richards for the New Federal Theatre premiere production of Ossie Davis' play A Last Dance With Sybil starring Ruby Dee and Earl Hyman at the St. Clements Theatre. As an actor he has appeared on Saturday Night Live, Another World, Guiding Light, The Cosby Show, and the ITV television series "Special Needs" and commercials and film.



Dale is a member of Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the American Guild of Musical Artists performance unions and associate member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.



Dale Ricardo Shields is a 2015 Tony award nominee for the Excellence in Theatre Education Award.



His extensive professional credits as a Director, Stage manager and Actor (Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway and Regional) include various projects and assignments at Lincoln Center (State Theatre), The Henry Street Settlement House (New Federal Theatre), The Negro Ensemble Company, The Joseph Papp Public Theatre (New York Shakespeare Festival).