Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner BEST Dance School in RI, 2017, 2018, 2019
Costumes
The below information is regarding June Recital costumes. 
  • There are no costume fees for our Winter Performances (Nutcracker/Holiday Show) as Dance For Art, Inc. provides all costumes at no cost.
  • While we are an all-inclusive performance based studio, it is not mandatory to participate in the June Recital. Please notify the office right away if your dancer is not performing in the Recital.
2019-2020 Recital Costume Fees for dancers enrolled by 12/1:
Costume deposit is due upon enrollment and charged to your primary card on file upon receipt of enrollment request.
All costumes fees must be paid in full by December 1. Late payments not accepted, costumes will not be ordered.

Costume Fees:
Mommy & Me         $55 (1 costume) Parent does not order costume.  All black attire TBA.
Preschool                $115 (2 costumes, Ballet & Tap)
Primary                    $115 (2 costumes, Ballet & Tap)
Level 1                     $65 costume, per routine* (Jazz/Tap 1 requires 2 costumes)
Level 2                     $65 costume, per routine* (Jazz/Tap 2 requires 2 costumes)
Level 3                     $80 costume, per routine**
Level 4                     $80 costume, per routine**
Hip Hop 7-11           $65 costume, per routine*
Hip Hop 12+            $80 per costume**
 
NO COSTUME FEE or Recital dance for: Acro or Teen Ballet.

Prices do not include shoes, tights, camisole or additional accessories (ie. gloves, socks, wigs etc.).
* Additional $15 fee per costume for XXLC or adult sizes will be posted in February.
**Additional $15 fee per costume for extra large adult sizes, will be posted in February.

June Recital Costume Deposit due upon enrollment:
$55 Mommy & Me
$65 Preschool, Primary, Level 1, Level 2, Hip Hop 7-11
$80 Level 3, Level 4, Hip Hop 12+
  • Upon submitting online enrollment, your primary credit CARD ON FILE WILL BE CHARGED.
  • All payments are non-refundable.
  • June Recital costume fees are posted in full to your account upon enrollment. Only deposit is due now. Remaining balance is due by 12/1. You can submit payments or pay in full any time before final deadline.

2019-2020 Recital Costume Fees for dancers enrolled after 12/1/19: 
All costumes fees must be paid in full by January 15, 2020.
Late payments not accepted, costumes will not be ordered. We cannot guarantee costumes will be available for late orders after the group order is made. This is dependent on the Costume House stock availability and shipping date.

Costume Fees:
Mommy & Me         $65 (1 costume) Parent does not order costume.  All black attire TBA.
Preschool                $135 (2 costumes, Ballet & Tap)
Primary                    $135 (2 costumes, Ballet & Tap)
Level 1                     $75 costume, per routine* (Jazz/Tap 1 requires 2 costumes)
Level 2                     $75 costume, per routine* (Jazz/Tap 2 requires 2 costumes)
Level 3                     $90 costume, per routine**
Level 4                     $90 costume, per routine**
Hip Hop 7-11           $75 costume, per routine*
Hip Hop 12+            $90 per costume**
 
NO COSTUME FEE or Recital dance for: Acro or Teen Ballet.

Prices do not include shoes, tights, camisole or additional accessories (ie. gloves, socks, wigs etc.).
* Additional $15 fee per costume for XXLC or adult sizes will be posted in February.
**Additional $15 fee per costume for extra large adult sizes, will be posted in February.

Enrollment After December 1: 
Dancers who enroll after December 1st have until January 15, 2019 to submit costume payment in full.
A post processing fee is included in your order.
This costume is considered a late order as the group order will have already been placed.
We cannot guarantee costumes will be available for late orders after the group order is made.  This is dependent on the Costume House stock availability and shipping date.
When you submit your remaining costume payment please email the office to confirm availability.

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Measurements and Sizing:
Dancers are measured in class by Studio Staff.
Measurements are submitted and costume sizes are determined by a costume house.
Costumes do not go by pedestrian sizing; they are a general size and not made for each individual dancer.
Any alterations needed are the responsibility of the parent.  Dianne Stein at Competitor’s Closet in Warwick is a resource to alter costumes for a fee.

Costume Pickup:
Costumes are distributed in class upon arrival.
Accounts must be up to date for dancer to receive costume.
If absent when costumes are distributed in class, you will receive at your next class.

Costume Payments:
Non-refundable costume deposit per dancer due upon enrollment.
No refunds on costume payments.
Dancers enrolled by 12/1 must pay by 12/1.
Dancers enrolled after 12/1 must pay by 1/15.
Late payments not accepted, costumes will not be ordered.
All costume fees will be posted to your account upon enrollment.
Costumes may be paid in full upon enrollment or any time by deadline.
Costumes will not be ordered unless your entire account is up to date.

No Late Costume Orders:
No late costume orders.
This is non-negotiable.
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Our Annual Recitals are in June at Roberts Auditorium, Rhode Island College.  A mandatory Dress Rehearsal also takes place in June at Roberts Auditorium.Dress Rehearsal is when dancers rehearse routines on the big stage with lights and costume. This is a closed Dress Rehearsal and only one parent per dancer is permitted to attend dress rehearsal, non-dancer siblings and other family members may not attend. All are invited to the Recitals!