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Holly Smith

Dance Instructor

Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Erika comes to us with a multi-faceted dance background. Erika studied Ballet and German folk dancing at Christiansen School of Dance, and went on to study at Utah Dance and Arts Center, with a focus on tap, jazz, and ballet. She performed with Ballet West and studied under Bene Arnold. Erika was part of three productions of the Nutcracker with Ballet West, and received a private invitation to dance in A Mid-Summer Nights Dream. Since moving to Portland Erika is now in her second season as a member of the BlazerDancers and Portland’s AFL team, ThunderDancers dance teams. “They call it dance I call it living.”    

Call Metro Dance Academy today at 503-620-8939 to register your child for the upcoming sessions!