Eastern Michigan University

College of Arts and Sciences

Music & Dance

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Tim Smola


N101 Alexander Building




B.A. in Dance, University of Michigan

Courses Taught


Mr. Smola is the owner and director of Central City Dance Center. He is a former member of the Peter Sparling Dance Company and a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist. During his career, Mr. Smola danced in works by world-renown choreographers Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, and Paul Taylor. In the commercial circuit he danced in Walt Disney’s European Engagement of  Pocahontas  and toured with the International Auto Show Circuit. Mr. Smola has taught and performed for Dance Companies, Studios, Figure Skating Clubs, and Universities for over fourteen years and is currently a Part-time Lecturer at Eastern Michigan University.

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