Courtney Smith is a scenic and media designer for live performance. He works primarily in theatre, dance, and film but can also be found working on music videos, corporate window displays, events and anything with a solid story and a great group of people behind it. Courtney’s designs have received several Meritorious Achievement Awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Additionally, his work received a “Distinguished Achievement Award in Scenic Design” from the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. 

Credits include Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (MT), Southwark Playhouse (UK), The Bushwick Starr (NY), Roundabout Theatre Company (NY), New York City Opera (NY), Playwrights Horizons (NY), Classic Stage Company (NY), Cedar Lake Dance (NY), Marvel Repertory Theatre (NY), Mount Baker Repertory Theatre (WA), Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (MT), Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre (ID), and Idaho Repertory Theatre (ID). 

Courtney is a member of United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) and has an MFA in scenic design from the University of Idaho. In addition, he serves as Vice-Chair of Design, Technology & Management for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Region VII.


Most importantly, Courtney is the proud father of son Brayden and daughter Harper.