Mitchell Fields is a freelance actor, director and acting coach in private practice. At Baldwin Wallace University, Mitchell has been an adjunct professor in the Theatre and Film departments since 1996. In 2000, Mitchell won the Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award from the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honorary Society and was again nominated in 2010. He is also the recipient of the Delta Zeta's Inspiration through Education Award. Recently Mitchell was appointed the Associate Director of the Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Academy. In the summer Mitchell teaches at Fairmount Performing Arts Conservatory. In addition, he has been a member of Actors Equity for almost 40 years and has appeared in most of the professional theatres in Cleveland. In earlier years Mitchell has performed in both upstate New York and Off Broadway in New York City. In film he has performed opposite James Coburn. . He also served as the head teacher at Second City's Training Center..Mitchell's most recent credits are as a director, including the plays Celebration and Pride and Prejudice. His most recent roles as an actor include OW Gant in Look Homeward Angel and Dr. Chebutykin in The Three Sisters. Mitchell's training includes an M.A. from Columbia University in Theatre and Film. He lives in Beachwood, Ohio with his wife, Barbara and has two adult children, Matthew and Joanna.