Margaret Smith, a Buffalo, N.Y. native, is a theater artist and arts administrator. She is the founder of Hag Theatre, a lesbian theater company based in Buffalo that was active in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Smith studied with Warren Enters at Buffalo State College where she received a BA in theater. She was a company member of Ujima Theatre and performance programmer and development director at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center and director of three Ways In Being Gay multidisciplinary arts festivals at Hallwalls. Smith has worked at several arts organizations and other nonprofits in Buffalo and in Michigan, where she now lives.