The Nova Scotia High School Drama Festival

Sherry Smith

Sherry Smith graduated from the National Theatre School in 1980. She has worked in many theatres across the country from coast to coast, including seven seasons at The Shaw Festival. She was co-founder of LunaSea Theatre Company in Halifax and worked as producer, writer, actor and director with them for five years. In 2009 she won a Best Actress Merritt Award for her performance as Winnie in Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days at Neptune Theatre. She has performed multiple times at Neptune, most recently in Pleasureville – a performance for which she received her 5th Merritt Award nomination. On film and television, Sherry has acted opposite Rob Lowe, Tom Selleck, Bruce Greenwood, Sarah Paulson, Alfrie Woodard and the wonderful John Dunsworth. She was the on-set dialect coach for the Netflix series, The Mist. She is a wife, and a mom to three grown children.

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