Our Founder — BOBBI SMITH
Bobbi Smith was the founder of the nationally acclaimed Talent Machine Company. Bobbi was a teacher, performer, choreographer, and producer. She was known as the “Teacher of the Stars”, with her students performing on TV, in movies, on Broadway, at the White House, in nationally known “Tap Dogs”, and more!
Bobbi Smith was a Master Teacher and Adjudicator for Dance Masters of America, Towson State University, MD Council of Dance, Prochotsky and Baltimore Ballet Companies, Goucher College, Essex and Anne Arundel Community Colleges. A classically trained dancer, the last fifteen years found her directing and choreographing musicals from “Evita” to “Grease.” Bobbi was on staff at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. In 1997, she received the Governor’s Award for Community Service in the Arts, and was presented the Human Relations Award from Frontiers International.