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Released: January 14, 2022

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Bethany Hayes Smith

Bethany Hayes Smith (ORANGE/Choreographer) moved to Atlanta with her husband, Mark, from New York City, where she lived for seven years as a professional singer, actor, dancer, and choreographer. While in New York City, Bethany starred in a solo cabaret of new works entitled: Uncharted Territory. Favorite regional acting credits include Into the Woods (Witch); Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Shimmy Girl); Annie (Lily St. Regis); King David (Bathsheba) and The Taffetas (Kaye). She had the privilege of performing at the Fabulous Fox Theatre with Atlanta’s Theatre of the Stars in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Bethany has toured the world on Carnival, Princess, Cunard and Saga Holidays cruise lines as a principal vocalist and dance captain. She is also an award-winning choreographer and a member of Dance Educators of America. She has choreographed for various professional theatres, universities, theme parks, special events, show choirs, and dance teams. One of her favorite “gigs” to date was performing for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers as an Indiana Pacemate! Some of her favorite Legacy roles include Kira in Xanadu and Roxy in Chicago. She is the co-founder and owner of The Legacy Theatre and Legacy Dream and the proud wife of Mark Smith and Mom of Desmond and Xavier!