Dance For Art

Dance for Art Inc. (DFA) is a 501c3 non-profit organization created within the Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio (CDDS) of Rhode Island.

The mission of Dance For Art Inc. is to provide performance and educational opportunities for young dancers and cultivate the importance of community through The Arts.

DFA funds our winter performances, outside performance opportunities (parades and community performances), provides dancer scholarships, sponsors guest choreographers, teachers and classes for all students at CDDS and lots more!
  • Exclusively funds CDDS winter performances (The Nutcracker Ballet, For Kids By Kids and the CDDS Holiday shows), including all of the costumes, backdrops, props, theater rental and choreography fees
  • Funds outside performing arts opportunities for various civic organizations and social groups in our local community (costumes, props, travel, choreography fees)
  • Awards financial  scholarships to dancers (for attending workshops & trainings to further dance education)
  • Awards travel stipends towards performance travels
  • Sponsors guest choreographers, teachers and classes for all students at CDDS 
  • Afforded performance opportunities to Europe, Disney World, New York City, Hershey Park, Pennsylvania, Carnival Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and more!  

Fundraisers are held throughout the year to keep Dance For Art going!
To make a donation, or for more information, please contact Blair-Victoria Dutra, Co-Director, Dance For Art Inc.
  • Click Paypal donation button at the top of this page, or
  • Mail check to: Dance For Art Inc 1945 Warwick Ave, Warwick RI 02889

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