Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Greenville, RI
Winner BEST Dance Studio and Dance School in RI, 2017, 2018
Company
Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio Company Dancers are a group of young students who show promise and an enthusiasm for dance!  Company Dancers demonstrate an extra commitment to dance and involvement in Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio.  Company Dancers train under Miss Carolyn and her staff, as well as master teachers from around the country!  Students have studied with the Moscow Ballet, So You Think You Can Dance Contestants, the Joffrey Ballet,  the Alvin Ailey Dance Company and more!

Company dancers have the opportunity to perform at various events and venues throughout the world!  Students have performed in Disneyworld, Europe, Carnegie Hall, Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships, Dunkin Donuts Center, RI Convention Center, Hershey Park,  and many many other amazing venues!
  • Company dancers study 6-10 hours per week dependent on level
  • Company classes are held at the Warwick Studio, 2-3 days/week
  • Mandatory Company classes include Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Contemporary
  • Company dancers must attend our Summer Intensive (4th full week of July)
  • Extra choreography and rehearsal hours are announced as scheduled
  • Good attendance is imperative
  • Upholding the integrity of CDDS inside and outside the studio
  • Company Tuition fees apply
  • Number of routines vary dependent on level
​Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio Companies 2017-2018 Season
Pee Wee, Rhythmettes, Junior, Senior
​Company Dancer ​Performances throughout the years:
  • Fashion Week RI, Superman Building, Downtown Providence
  • PVD Fest, Downtown Providence
  • Disney Springs, Disneyworld Florida​
  • Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Providence College Friar's Men's Basketball Game Halftime at the Dunkin Donuts Center
  • Garden City Gazebo
  • Hershey Park
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • Magic Kingdom, Disneyworld Performance
  • Bright Night in Providence
  • Carnegie Hall Performance
  • Performed with the Moscow Ballet
  • Warwick Mall Holiday Performances
  • Make a Wish Celebration at Macy's Providence Place
  • Veteran's Day Parade in East Greenwich
  • Nutcracker: For Kids By Kids
  • Rolfe Street Fall Out of Summer Festival
  • Holiday Performance at Bishop Hendricken
  • Annual CDDS Recital
2017 Graduates of the Dance Teacher's Club of Boston
Dance Education Training Course
  • Hailey Altieri
  • Jillian Besser
  • Victoria Cesario
  • Samantha Hoitt
  • Keeley Kirejczyk
2016 Graduates of the Dance Teacher's Club of Boston, Dance Education Training Course
  • Rachel Ferrara
  • Julia French
  • Sarah Marcello
  • Brooke Gannon
  • Diana Doorley
2016 Awards and Scholarships
Greatest Aptitude for Teaching Dance Award and the Caitlin Ledwell Award as Faculty Choice:  Rachel Ferrara

Award for Top Ballet Scores Written and Performance 1st year: Keeley Kirejczyk
In Spring 2015, CDDS Company Dancer, Jenna Mixner, was awarded the Dance Teacher's Club of Boston Performing Arts Scholarship of  $70,000.  

She attends Dean College getting her Bachelor's Degree in Dance.

June 5-10, 2016, Jenna attended the Mark Morris Modern Summer Intensive in NY.

​Congratulations Jenna!
 
CDDS Dancer Calista Aguinaldo 

Her Credits include:
​Professional Theatre
BIlly Elliot-Ocean State Theater
Wizard of Oz-Theater by the Sea
A Christmas Carol - Trinity Repertory
The King and I - Ocean State Theatre

Community Theatre
South Pacific -  Granite Theatre
A Christmas Carol - Artist Exchange
Seussical The Musical - Academy Players of RI The Wizard of Oz -  Stadium Theatre
Snow White - Kaleidoscope Theatre 
​Dancers interested in joining CDDS Company must attend our Summer Intensive held the 4th full week of July to be evaluated and audition!
Pee Wee, ​Rhythmette, Junior & Senior Company Weekly Schedule as of March 8th, 2018

Mondays
4:30-7:00pm Pee Wee Ballet, Tap & Jazz

Tuesdays
Junior/Senior, Tuesdays 3:45-7:30pm
3:45-4:30pm Jr/Sr Tap
4:30-6:30pm Jr/Sr Ballet with Pointe
6:00-7:30pm Jr/Sr Contemporary   
 
Rhythmette, Tuesdays 4:00-7:30pm
4:00-6:00pm Rhythmette Tap/Contemporary
6:00-7:30pm Rhythmette Ballet w/ Pointe
 
Thursdays
Junior/Senior, Thursdays 4:00-7:15pm
4:00-5:45pm Jr/Sr Ballet with Pointe
5:45-7:15pm Jr/Sr Contemporary
Rehearsals TBA
 
Rhythmette, Thursdays 4:15-7:15pm
4:15-5:45pm Rhythmette Contemporary
5:45-7:15pm Rhythmette Ballet w/ Pointe
Rehearsals TBA

Saturdays
12:15-2:30pm Pee Wee Ballet, Tap & Jazz​
CDDS Dancers in Disney 2016!
PC Game 2016
PVD Fest, Providence RI
CDDS Dancers in NYC at the Rockette Experience during the Spring Spectacular, April 2015!
Providence College Halftime Show
Royal Caribbean Performance
PVD Fest, Providence RI