About Us: Not only does Smile and a Song Princess Parties provide quality, authentic looking characters, but all of our performers are professionally trained musical theatre entertainers and will use their talents to make your child’s beloved storybook character come to life.
About Our Owner: Joanna has an extensive background in both working with children and the performing arts. Her journey started on the stage as a little girl landing leading roles in regional theatre productions. Since then she has performed as a repertory member of the Santa Monica Playhouse and traveled as a Youth Ambassador of the Arts to Tokyo to help teach theatre to English language students. In addition, Joanna’s travels brought her to study Shakespeare at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. She is a classically trained vocalist and has studied ballet intensively at the American Ballet Theatre’s program in Austin, Texas. She is proud to return to the Santa Monica Playhouse as an educator where she is currently teaching musical theatre dance and acting classes to children.