Jayla Smith has appeared in three Face Off Theatre Company productions! Her acting debut was as the lead character in short play “You’re Gonna Learn Today” by FOTC’s Earlene McMichael in July 2019. She quickly graduated to a full-length show, Shawntai Brown’s “eLLe: This Lane Open,” in November 2019. The following year, in August 2020, she tackled a virtual short play for us directed by McMichael titled “I Am A Woman,” written by Loy A. Webb. Jayla holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Western Michigan University. She dreams of incorporating the arts into the social work field through movement therapy and other interventions.