Anita Smith (Artistic Producer) is many things to many organizations. She has been professionally involved with Saskatoon Summer Players since 2014 where she has helped produce 18 large-scale musicals. In 2019, she returned to Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan to direct As You Like It after directing the ground-shifting production J. Caesar with her all-female cast of warriors in 2016. You may have seen Anita perform on stage in Waiting for the Parade (Lili Marlene Cooperative), Boeing Boeing, Quick Bright Things, Trout Stanley (Persephone Theatre), Twelfth Night, The Tempest, The Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan), or in The Penelopiad (Ferre Play Theatre). A passionate feminist, Anita is one of the founding members of Ferre Play Theatre, the company that produced the multiple award winning production of The Penelopiad in the fall of 2019. In the spring of 2019 Anita became the Executive Director of 25th Street Theatre which produces the annual Saskatoon Fringe Festival and most recently the This is NOT That Festival.