Artist Profile: Ward Smith

Ward Smith (with Katrina Stevenson) in a PR still from our next show

Name: Ward Gregory Smith
Age: 43
Hometown: Tampa
Current area you live in: St. Pete
First Jobsite project: Ross, The Goat or Who is Silvia?
Favorite Jobsite project: Giovanni, We Won’t Pay! We Won’t Pay!
Favorite project: The Driveling Druids, an original yet semi-fraudulent cabaret that toured West Germany
Dependants of signifance: One ex wife – no others of any significance yet – and my two sons, Griffin and Dylan
Top 3 books: Disney Wars, Hollywood Animal, Cigar City Mafia
Top 3 movies: Sherlock Junior, Cinema Paradiso, The Dresser
Top 3 bands: Frank Zappa & The Mother’s of Invention, Little Feat, The
Mahavishnu Orchestra
What do you like about working with Jobsite? The Freedom – the commitment of the people and the people who should be committed
Favorite quote: “Jazz is not dead, it just smells funny.” – FZ
Favorite local spots: Cafe Alma, Central Cigars, The pool bar at the Vinoy
Hobbies: Those would be things I used to do before I became a father – you know: skydiving, shooting pool, going to strip clubs. Now it ‘s playing soccer pick-up games and going paint balling with my boys and the occasional stand-up gig.
Biggest hero: Frank Zappa- he did it his way. His work ethic is
hard to match.
Anything else to add? 3 + 3 + 12 + 6 + 2 + 5


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