Nathan David Smith is an actor, singer, playwright, producer, and self-labeled "strong mover". Raised in the "Jewel of The Prairie" -- Grinnell, Iowa. Nathan quickly became immersed in theatre when his sister brought home a DVD of Cats. In high school, although incredibly stage fright, Nathan auditioned for his first show, and luckily, had no lines.
Nathan graduated from Drake University (Des Moines, IA) with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. During his collegiate career he also studied at The National Musical Theatre Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center. Prior to the pandemic, Nathan was touring as the Male swing in The Office! A Musical Parody (1st National). Currently, Nathan is performing Off-Broadway as Dwight Schrute in The Office! A Musical Parody (Jerry Orbach Theatre).
In addition to performing, Nathan had his playwrighting debut with his short play Honesty in an Apology. The show premiered at NYC Summerfest 2019 and was nominated for "Best Short Play" of the festival. Nathan also Co-Found and acts as Director of Development for NYC based nonprofit: Thousand Faced Theatre Company. In association with TFTC, he is also a Co-Host and creator of The Professional Pretenders Podcast, which can be found on all streaming platforms!