She began working summer stock in Quebec City. She is perhaps best known for her starring role in the CBC series, Street Legal.
Among her many other credits are leads in Summer and Smoke ( Theatre Calgary , directed by Martin Kinch ), Uncle Vanya (Theatre Calgary, Kinch), Later ( Toronto Free Theatre , Susan Wright ) and I'll Be Back Before Midnight ( Tarragon Theatre , Lewis Baumander). More recently, January, 2000, she appeared in the premiere of Judith Thompson 's Perfect Pie at Tarragon and in December, 2000, in Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues at The Music Hall, in Toronto.
Ms Smits' performances are marked by a magnificent and electric stage presence and a vivacious spirit that underpins much of what she does.
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