Owen Squire Smith is a first-year MFA Acting candidate at UT. Originally from Grand Rapids, MI, he received his BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen at Azusa Pacific University in California. Previous credits include: West Side Story, Faustus, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Lend Me A Tenor, Hairspray, and As You Like It. He would like to thank Terry Silver-Alford for this wonderful opportunity, all the phenomenal professors, the supportive cast and crew, his entire loving family, Mom, Dad, and especially, God.