Ace Smith was a teacher and callers of square and round dance.
Ace taught at the California College of the Pacific Folk Dance Camp (now Stockton Folk Dance Camp) from 1948 to 1950. He also was a photographer for the camp.
Ace Smith and Chuck Reed were the chairpersons of the 1950 California Statewide Festival held on the Monterey Peninsula.
He was a square dance caller for the 1954 California Statewide Festival held in Long Beach.
He and his wife Marge lived in Salinas, California. There is a picture-story about Ace and Marge in an October issue of American Magazine.
Dances Ace taught include Betty Black Hawk Waltz.