Jacq Smith

Theatre Jazz

Movement and performance have been integral parts of Jacq’s life since the age of 4. She has studied numerous styles of dance throughout her life and is a graduate of the Edmonton School of Ballet's professional program. Jacq has trained independently in voice, acting, circus and many other artistic disciplines, and is consistently expanding her repertoire in the performing arts. She recently studied with Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, participating in The Creative Gesture, a dance and choreography residency.

Jacq has performed throughout North America alongside companies such as the Alberta Ballet, Gateway Theatre, and 49th Parallel Dance Company. Select credits include: Workspace III (the response.), Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular (Razzle Dazzle), The Lady M (Bard Lab/Bard on The Beach), Anything Goes (RCMT), Watering Hole (49th Parallel Dance), and the award-winning production of Crazy For You (Gateway).

Jacq instructs and choreographs for dancers at studio, pre-professional and professional levels and shares her love of dance with everyone she encounters. Select choreography credits include: West Side Story (Asst. Choreography – TUTS), SEASONS (Magical Musical Prod.), Cabaret (Asst. Choreography – RCMT), Six Word Stories (The Lovers Cabaret), and Brilliant (St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation). She lives to create lines on the body and tell stories through her work.


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