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
Master Class Monday
Mondays, July 9, July 16, July 30, August 6, August 13
No Classes July 23
Ages 8-11
4:15-5:30pm Contemporary
5:30-6:45pm Jazz
*barefoot for contemporary, jazz shoes for jazz

Ages 12 & up
4:00-5:30pm Jazz
5:30-7:00pm Contemporary
*shoe choice: teacher's discretion
Dancewear Requirements:
Hair should be pulled back in a secure high ponytail
Dancers may wear any all black leotard and light suntan tights or any items from this list:  ​
*Solid Black Short Sleeve Crop Top TB214 
*Solid Black Camisole Tank TB104  
*Body Wrapper Mock Neck Crop Top BWP263
*Motionwear racerback tank:  3502
*Solid Black High Waisted Shorts G238
*Solid Black High Waisted Motionwear Leggings (Motionwear 7018)
Dancers should always be dressed tastefully and if are unsure, should see the director.

July 9, 2018

Casey Shea-Jazz
​Casey Shea grew up in Sterling, Massachusetts and trained at Diane Kelley Dance Studio. From the age of 2 she trained in ballet, tap and jazz and started competing at the age of 6. As she continued at Diane’s studio she expanded her training to styles including modern, improvisation, contemporary, pointe, hip hop and acrobatics working with teachers such as Marygrace McNally, Katy Spreadbury, Sherri Nikitas, Nick Anthony, Derrick Yanford, Karen Trembly, Scott Fowler, and many more. She has attended numerous summer intensives where she had the privilege of performing different choreographic works. This includes, Generation IV and Axis Connect where she performed work by and worked closely with Teddy Forance, Channing Cooke, Jeff Lapes, Jason Parsons, Azure Barton, Peter Chu, and more. She currently attends the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she is going into her senior year. This school has given her opportunities to explore herself as a choreographer, mover, and an intellectual in the dance world. She has worked with Katie Swords, Jesse Zarrit, Sidra Bell, Teddy Tedholm, Paul Matteson, Jenn Nugent, Tommie Waheed-Evans, and many other residential and guest artists. Recently she had the opportunity to study and perform in Europe under the mentorship of teacher Katie Swords. She traveled to Paris, Belgium, Brussels, Lille, and Roubaix where she took class from NDT, Rosas, and Crystal Pite company members. She now choreographs at her home studio and was recently awarded young choreographer of the year at a regional American Dance Awards competition for 12 and under and 13 and under. This summer she will attend Gallim Dance Intensive, Galen Hooks Intensive, and Axis Connect, trying to spread herself across all genres of dance. She is excited to continue her studies at University of the Arts as she embarks on her senior year and is looking forward to gain as much knowledge as she can from teaching, choreographing, and taking class.

Jenna Mixner-Contemporary
​CDDS Alumni Jenna Mixner is proud to be back for another year of summer moves! With one year left to complete her Bachelor of the Arts in Dance at Dean College, Jenna hopes to perform and choreograph following her college career. Most recently she performed in Bill Evan's 78th Birthday Concert, the Young Choreographer's Festival in NYC, the New England Patriots Season Home Opener; as well as being a part of the Contemporary Ballet, Jazz and Tap ensemble in the Dean College Dance Company's 2018 season. Her choreography has also been featured in many shows on campus.  Jenna was the recipient of the prestigious Dance Teacher's Club of Boston's Performing Arts Scholarship and attended the Mark Morris Summer Intensive.  Her biggest dance inspirations include: Ohad Naharin, Mark Morris, and Rafael Bonachela.

 July 16, 2018

Erin Stomski-Jazz
​Dancing for over 20 years, Erin has trained under many well known instructors and companies intensively in areas of ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, modern, and tap. Some of her professional credits include dancing and modeling for Reebok Industry; choreographing, assisting, and judging at “Turn It Up Dance Challenge” Nationals, TD Bank WOW awards, and modeling for Capezio dance wear. Erin’s performance credits include, Salt N’ Pepa, Fat Joe and Sean Kingston’s opening number concert dancer, Boston Symphony Orchestra, KISS 108, HGTV, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, The Nutcracker presented by Ballet Arts Worcester, Miss Massachusetts Pageant, and Boston Celtics games. Erin has been apart of multiple hip hop crews in Boston like CONcept ARTists, Static Noyze, and PROjectNailz. Her crews have been numerously crowned champions in competitions World of Dance Boston and Prelude New England. Outside of her dancing she loves teaching and choreographing all styles of dance as her full time job at numerous studios around Massachusetts. Recently Erin has been further studying to advance in her newly found passion, fitness, to become a personal trainer and help others achieve a healthy lifestyle. 

Victoria Holland-Contemporary
​After dancing at The Dance Academy, Victoria furthered her dance education at Dean College where she graduated with a B.A. in Dance with a concentration in performance and choreography along with a minor in both Psychology and Health Sciences. Victoria is proficient in jazz, ballet, contemporary, modern, and rhythmic gymnastics.
​She has trained under many talented teachers and choreographers such as: Jill Silverman, Kristina Berger, Todd Shanks, Robbie Mulrey, Jeremy Ruth Howes, and Julianne O’Brien-Pederson. Since graduating Victoria has been performing with a Boston based company, Kariography, as well as teaching around New England.