Merel Smitt was born and raised in The Netherlands.
After finishing her acting program there, she decided
to cross the ocean and attend the 2005 summer
intensive at the Ward Acting Studio in New York.
She completed the acting program in July 2007
and is very grateful to be a member of the Ward
Studio Company. Previous parts at the Ward Studio
include: Felicity in "The Real Inspector Hound",
Sarah in "Seascape" and Mary-Jo in
"Whose Life is it Anyway?"