A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Mr. Smith has received training from The Ailey School, Toronto Dance Theatre and Ballet British Columbia. He has performed works choreographed by Troy Powell, George Balanchine, Twyla Tharpe, Paul Taylor, George Faison, Robert Battle and Judith Jamison. Mr. Smith has previously performed with Ballet Creole and Mascall Dance and as a student with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. As a choreographer, he has presented his works as a student at The Ailey School and as a member of Dallas Black Dance Theatre. He has taught the Dance Technique of Lester Horton for The Ailey Athletic Boys Dance Program, Peridance Capezio Center in New York City and currently Dallas Black Dance Academy.