Jo Smith
Administrative Assistant
Email Jo: [email protected]
A volunteer for over 30 years, Jo’s first role at the Little Theatre was as Hope Harcourt in the1990 production of ANYTHING GOES. She moved to Amarillo in 1990 to do the musicalTEXAS. Jo holds a BFA in Theatre from Cameron University. After many years away, she is sohappy to finally be working among the people who share her passion for theatre!! Some of herfavorite roles include Lola in the 1995 Amarillo College Summer Arts Festival production ofDAMN YANKEES, Soul Girl in the 1994 production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Multipleroles in the award winning 1995 touring production of BEEHIVE, Sheree in DIXIE SWIM CLUB(2010), Huckaby in the FANTASTICKS (2004), Ensemble in the incredible production of LESMISERABLES (2012), Sonya in VANYA, SONYA, MASHA and SPIKE and most recently asDiane in THE BIRDS and Virginia Noyes in the hilarious production of IT’S ONLY A PLAY, forwhich she received her first ALTA’s.
Jo loves sharing her love for ALT with her Academy students. She is an Academy instructorteaching grades 3-8 in various theatre classes. It brings her great joy to see the growth in thestudents in class and especially watching their lights shine on stage.
Jo is proud to share her love for theatre with her daughter Hana, who was an ALT Academystudent since she was 3 and is now a grown woman who spreads her own passion for theatre.Her husband, Kyle, is an Amarillo Firefighter. The Smith family is rounded out by their Corgis,Piper and Korki.