Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner PROJO Best RI Dance School 2022,2020,2019,2018,2017
Mommy & Me Hints
Mommy & Me Class
Important things to know for your first class:
  • Mommy & Me classes require 1 adult participate per dancer.  If you have multiple children, another adult must attend per child.
  • To uphold the integrity of our dance education, no other adults or siblings allowed in dance room. Other siblings/children, may not be left unattended in the waiting room. 
Role of Parent/Adult in class:
  • The role of the parent is just as important as the dancer.
  • This class encourages parents to fully participate with their child in class at all times!
  • Parents should to be present with their little ones and guide them through all activities. 
  • Mommy & Me classes require 1 adult participate per dancer.
  • No other adults or siblings allowed in dance room.
Be prepared for class:
  • Required dress code: Girls, short sleeve pink leotard, pink convertible tights, pink ballet shoes.  Boys, white tshirt, black pants, black ballet shoes. 
  • Hair pulled back away from face.
  • Recommended dancewear retailers: Competitor’s Closet and LaBrie Dance. 
  • No skirts or tutus. 
  • Parents should wear comfortable clothes and socks.
  • No street shoes in the dance studio.
  • Arrive to the studio at least 5 minutes before class starts to put ballet shoes on and get settled in!
Not allowed in class:
  • Phones (We ask parents to be present in class and participate with their child!)
  • Snacks or Drinks (Class time goes by very quickly!)
  • weatshirts, leg warmers or any additional clothing.
  • Ballet skirt or tutus.
  • Skirts attached to leotards also not allowed. (It can be very distracting.) 
  • Toys or dolls
  • Gum
  • Jewelry (Except small stud earrings are allowed.)
  • Pacifiers
If you are late to class, please check in at the office and a staff member will bring you in to class.

Get ready for a wonderful experience at the Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio!
Please do not hesitate to ask any questions!