Schoen Smith is a producer and VP of Development for Venture Hill Entertainment, LLC a company that invests in theatre, film, and music properties. Venture Hill collaborates with professional visionaries to produce artistic and socially expressive opportunities for creatives and audiences alike.
Credits include Tony-Nominated Of Mice and Men starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, Evita starring Ricky Martin, Driving Miss Daisy starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in London’s West End, and the National U.S. Tour of Matilda the Musical. Schoen has also produced multiple shows for the award-winning DOMA Theatre Company, and independently, the hit show Elevator, in the inaugural Hollywood Fringe Festival.
Prior to that, she was the Director of Finance for LA CAUSA YouthBuild, a non-profit Charter School in East LA, and has also served as the Director of Sponsorships and Foundations for the Chicago Fringe Festival.
Schoen graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Finance and Business Economics and is certified from the Commercial Theatre Institute (CTI). For more information on Venture Hill visit www.vhellc.com.