Caroline Smith


Since 1979, Caroline Smith has worked professionally as a performer, choreographer, director, teacher, adjudicator and playwright in theatres across the country, including the Shaw Festival and the Canadian Opera Company.

From 1996 to 2009, Caroline was Artistic and Managing Director of the Stirling Festival Theatre. Under her leadership, the company won three Lieutenant Governor's Awards, numerous business awards, and Caroline was presented with an honorary Arts degree from Loyalist College.

Caroline's play The Kitchen Witches was the winner of the 2005 Samuel French Best Canadian Play Award. Her comedy-thriller To Die For will also be published by Samuel French in 2017. Her popular Panto scripts are produced by theatres across Ontario.

Caroline continues a busy career, as Guest Director with the Highlands and Muskoka Festivals and St. Lawrence Shakespeare Company. She is dramaturge for Gaslight Productions in Collingwood, leads writing workshops for Loyalist College, and will be adjudicating musicals for the 2017-18 ACT-CO Festival.


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