Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner BEST Dance School in RI, 2017, 2018, 2019
Smithfield Parade

Looking forward to the 2019 Smithfield All Lit Up Parade!

All Carolyn Dutra Dancers Levels 1, 2, 3, 4 and Company are invited to march in the “Smithfield’s All Lit Up Christmas Parade” on Saturday, December 1, 2018!

Register for the parade online via your Studio Account by November 28th.
  • Meet at Smithfield High School at 3:15pm, 90 Pleasant View Ave, Smithfield, RI 02917.
  • Parade starts promptly at 4pm at Smithfield High School. Ends at the Village Green for tree lighting!
  • Village Green is at Greenville Center across from the Fire Department (607 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI) and Anderson Winfield Funeral Home (2 Church St, Greenville, RI.)
  • Only dancers march in the parade. Parade is approximately 45 minutes.
  • Parents should pick up dancers immediately at the end of the parade. You are welcome to stay for the tree lighting ceremony with your dance friends.
What to wear:
  • Red winter accessories: ear warmer headband, earmuffs, gloves, scarf, etc. (minimal logos/designs).
  • Black leggings. Wear tights under for warmth.
  • CDDS warmup jacket, CDDS pink or red hoodie, or vintage CDDS jacket if you have one. If you do not have any of those items, wear any red or black sweatshirt/jacket that has minimal logos/designs.
  • Layer underneath for warmth with long sleeve black leotard, camisole, shirt, etc.
  • Any color comfortable and warm footwear.
  • Performance makeup, red lipstick.
  • All dancers wear “Recital Hair”: Two French braids, parted left to right over the left eye, tucked under in the back. See website.
  • Level 3, 4 & Company dancers wear rhinestone earrings.
  • All dancers wear your CDDS smile and positive attitude! 
Pee Wee Company Parade attire:
  • Light suntan tights, black long sleeve leotard, black leggings
  • Snowman costume
  • Black footwear preferred, but not mandatory.  Footwear should be comfortable to walk in!
  • Company hair, earrings, performance makeup

How to register:
  • Online via your Studio Account
  • Classes & Events > Find Events > “Smithfield Parade” > Enroll student
  • Participation is FREE. No payment needed.
  • Deadline to register is November 28, 2018. 
Weather Cancellation: If inclement weather, we will not participate in the parade. You will be notified by 12pm on 12/1 via email, text, and posts on Facebook, Instagram and Studio website. If the weather is questionable, check these sources before attending.

Parking: After parents drop off dancers at the High School, they can park closer to the Green. Parking available in the Ace Hardware parking lot.

Warwick Studio Saturday classes after 2:15pm:
  • Company dancers expected to attend unless in Warwick Acro Advanced, dancers must attend Acro Adv. class.
  • Company dancers in Warwick Saturday Acro Intermediate and Hip Hop 7-11 or 12+ should attend parade in lieu of class.
  • Level 1,2,3,4 dancers in Warwick Saturday Acro Intermediate, Hip Hop 7-11 or 12+ may attend parade in lieu of class.