Charlene V. Smith is an actor, director, and scholar living in the DC area for eight years. She has a BA in English and Theatre from the College of William and Mary and is finishing her final semester in Mary Baldwin College's MLitt / MFA in Shakespeare and Performance program. She is the co-founder of Brave Spirits Theatre. Her acting credits include Margaret of Anjou in Margaret: A Tyger's Heart, Dr. Faustus in Dr. Faustus, and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. Her directing credits include Richard II, Richard III, and The Spanish Tragedy.