Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner BEST Dance School in RI, 2017, 2018, 2019
Company News
Our Company Dancers compete every other year to give them exposure to the world of competition and another performance opportunity.

On Stage America Competition 2017

​Some outstanding highlights from our weekend at On Stage America Competition!

This was the 1st competition for our Pee Wee dancers (I Can Be Anything/Friend Like Me). We are SO PROUD of all our dancers for their hard work, passion and dedication to their team of dance sisters!

​*The Heart Asks Pleasure First/Julia Solo - Senior Title Finalists, 3rd Overall Advanced Senior Solo (out of 71), Diamond 💎

​*Jet Set - 1st Overall Advanced Junior Large Group, Diamond 💎, and Overall Entertainment Award

​*Women's Work- placed 2nd Overall Advanced Senior Duo/Trio, Diamond 💎, Special Award "WOW" for strength, dynamics, choreography, dancers execution and technique, lifts, amazing total trust between dancers, power of dancing and commitment of dancers to do the wonderful choreography

​*42nd Street- Diamond  💎 , Advanced Teen Line, Special Award "ToeTapping Terrific"!

*The Climb- 1st Overall Advanced Junior Small Group, Hi-Platinum, Special Award "Classically Clean" for classic lyrical choreography and technically clean dance

*Lion King- 2nd Overall Advanced Junior Large Group, Hi-Platinum, Special Award "Excellent Execution" for beautiful use of the stage, lines, and technique 

*Every Heart - 2nd Overall Advanced Teen Large Group, Hi-Platinum

*Scars and Look Up- Hi-Platinum, Advanced Teen Small Group

*Piece By Piece/Brooke Solo - Hi-Platinum, Advanced Senior Solo

*They Don't Care About Us/Sarah Solo - Hi-Platinum, Advanced Senior Solo

*Schindler's List/Keeley Solo - Hi-Platinum, placed in Top Ten Overall Advanced Teen Solo, Special Award "Lovely Lines" for beautiful ballet technique

*Journey To The Deep/Hailey Solo - Hi-Platinum, Advanced Teen Solo

*I Can Be Anything - Hi-Platinum, Intermediate Junior Large Group, Special Award "Tapalicious" for great rhythms, timing and stage presence!

*Friend Like Me - Hi-Platinum, Intermediate Junior Large Group
  • ​Senior Company Members Julia French and Keeley Kirejczyk attended a ​Community Master Class with Ruth Andrien of the Taylor 2 dance company Ashamu Dance Studio at Brown University on November 14. Taylor 2 is part of the renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company.

ADA Competition 2015

Ultimate Gold
Rhythm Nation-2nd place Overall, Teamwork Award
Frozen-7th place Overall
Run The World
Fame-Jenna Mixner Solo
Tea Party
Destination Moon, Fabulous Females Award
Dancing on My Own
  • ​Congratulations to the following dancers who attended the November 20th Dance Teachers Club of Boston Workshop in Randolph, MA!
                Aliya Falk, Sadie Hill, Grace Iannuccilli, Sadie Mitchell,
                Kaleigh Mitchell, Brianne Mitchell, Caitlyn Holmstedt
                (Pictured below)