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
2018 Summer Intensive Scholarships
This summer, Master Teachers at our Summer Intensive selected stand out dancers in classes to receive special acknowledgement.  The following dancers were picked out the most times, and received scholarships from Dance For Art to put towards a dance workshop.
Zoe Clay, Thea Mae Cleofas, Sophia DiBenedetto, Lilliana Maggiacomo, Sophia Mayo, Madeline Wilks, Sophia Rose Williams, Rebecca Xu
​DFA awards financial scholarships to students for performing arts opportunities around the world, attending workshops & trainings to further dance education, and to children of military families serving overseas and those that demonstrate financial need.  Generous fundraising by our dance families and community keeps DFA affording these opportunities for our dancers!

2017 Scholarship Recipients

2017 Scholarships

Norma Dutra Memorial Scholarship 
in memory of Miss Carolyn's mother
awarded to Julia French

​Carmela Ciccerone Memorial Scholarship
in memory of our studio's beloved grandmother
awarded to Brooklyn Kyriakakis

Jim Gamba Memorial Scholarship
in memory of a one of a kind dance dad
awarded to Brianne Mitchell and Madeline Wilks

Kristy Coski Memorial Scholarship
in memory of a former dancer, teacher and friend
awarded to Ava Rataic, Brooke Martin, Sophia Mayo

Dance For Art Scholarships
for dancers to continue their dance education
awarded to Regan Kirejczyk, Julia Sa, Katarina DaSilva, Ashley Gouveia

Dance For Art Scholarships
for dancers attending the Dance Teacher's Club of Boston, Dance Education Training 
Hailey Altieri, Jillian Besser, Victoria Cesario, Samantha Hoitt
Senior Company Member, Keeley Kirejczyk, received a full scholarship to the Dance Teacher's Club of Boston, Dance Education Training Course for Summer 2017.  She received the Al and Sherry Gold Scholarship for the highest overall test grades in Ballet, Tap and Jazz.
Kristy Coski Memorial Scholarship winner,  Ava Rataic,
along with Miss Carolyn,
​and Kathy Manders, mother of Kristy Coski