Faculty Profile for LeAnne Smith

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LeAnne Smith
Professor — Department of Theatre & Dance
THEA 101
phone: (512) 245-2147

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Dancer, Topographies of Grace. October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020.
    Performances:
    • Opening Door Dance Theatre...a virtual homecoming. October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020 txstatepresents.edu online, via zoom, txstatepresents.com.
  • Artistic Director, Curator, Moderator, Opening Door Dance Thjeatre...a virtual homecoming. October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020.
    Performances:
    • Opening Door Dance Theatre...a virtual homecoming. October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020 txstatepresents.com online, via zoom, txstatepresents.com.
  • Dancer, in Saffron Colored Mantle. February 7, 2020 - February 8, 2020.
    Performances:
    • Shay Ishii Dance Company...a moment. February 7, 2020 - February 8, 2020 Rollins Theatre, Long Center, Austin, TX.
  • Choreographer, Twins' Lullaby (Opening Door Dance Theatre). October 13, 2019 - October 19, 2019.
    Performances:
    • Opening Door Dance Theatre, Verities. October 13, 2019 - October 19, 2019 Patti Strikel Harrison Theatre, Performing Arts Center, TxState.
  • Artistic Director, Opening Door Dance Theatre: Avante. October 18, 2018 - October 20, 2018.
    Performances:
    • Opening Door Dance Theatre: Avante. October 18, 2018 Patti Stickel Harrison Theatre, Performing Arts Center, TxState, San Marcos, TX.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor, Texas State University. May 2018 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi. 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Naprapathy. October 25, 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: The Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, TX State Nominee. 1999
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Recipient of The Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. 1994

Selected Grants

  • Smith, LeAnne. Friends of Fine Arts, ODDT, $600. (Funded: 2009). Grant.
  • Smith, LeAnne, Baer, Ana. City of San Marcos Arts Commission, ODDT, Gala, Municipal, $3500. (Funded: 2009). Grant.
  • Smith, LeAnne. City of San Marcos Art Commission, Opening Door Dance Theatre 20th Anniversary Gala, Municipal, $4950. (Funded: 2004). Grant.
  • Smith, LeAnne. University Lectures Grant for Guest Artists, Wendy Hambidge and Louis Kavouras, Texas State University, $1300.00. (Funded: 2002). Grant.
  • Smith, LeAnne. University Lectures Committee for Master Teacher Elizabeth Jones Boswell, Texas State University, $925.00. (Funded: 1997). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Organizer
Alumni Dance Intensives
June 1, 2020-December 30, 2020
Reviewer / Referee
Universtiy of Nevad Las Vegas, Dance Department
August 2018-October 2018
Member
Southwest University for Naprapathic Medicine, Reserach Foundation
December 3, 2021-Present
Member
Southwest University for Naprapathic Medicine, Advisory Board
September 13, 2021-Present
Area Head, Bachelor of Arts in Dance
Dept. of Theatre and Dance
2018-Present