Tracey Erin Smith

Tracey Erin Smith is an internationally recognized transformational leader and creator. She is the founder of SOULO Theatre, originating in Toronto, with workshops in New York City, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Vancouver, and the UK. 

Tracey is also an award-winning solo performer (‘The Burning Bush!’ Limmud New York), instructor (Toronto Metropolitan University), director (Narrow Bridge at WJT), and a thought leader employing personal stories for transformation (The Parliament of the World’s Religions).  

In January, Tracey was honoured with the INSPIRE Lifetime Achievement Award for her significant contributions to better the lives in the LGBTQ2S+ Community.  Tracey’s work has been seen Off-Broadway and on stages across Canada and in several countries, and  she received a Broadway World Award (NYC) for her solo show Memento Mori. She has twice won the Diamond First Place Award for Best Theatre Instructor (The Toronto Star). Tracey is hard at work on her first book, SOULO: The Ministry of Stories, due out in the fall of 2024. 

Tracey lives in Calgary and co-stewards the beautiful in Nova Scotia with her partner Sarah Garton Stanley.


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