Harris Smith

Certified Teacher

Harris Smith is the Chair for the Department of Theatre at the University of Utah.   He earned his M.F.A in Acting from the University of Washington, School of Drama and his B.A. in Theatre from Montana State University.

Harris is a Certified Teacher of stage combat through the Society of American Fight Directors and is a member of Actor's Equity and the Screen Actor's Guild.  His work as an actor, fight director and movement coach includes; St. Louis Black Repertory, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Capital Repertory (NY) and Seattle Children’s Theatre, Utah Shakespeare Festival, A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle), Sacramento Theatre Company, Shakespeare on the Green (Nebraska) as well as other national and international venues.


Skill Proficiency History

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