Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio
Tradition...with an EDGE
Studios in Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, RI
Winner PROJO Best RI Dance School 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Private Lessons
CDDS offers private and semi-private lessons in-Studio and online for serious students ages 6+ seeking individualized technique training.
Lessons available in Ballet, Pointe (if already en pointe), Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Acrobatics, Strength & Conditioning at Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield and Online with Miss Rachel, Miss Chryssa and Miss Juliette. Yoga is available with Miss Blair.
  • Masks and distancing are required in-Studio and only students and staff are permitted inside the buildings. 
  • All staff fully vaccinated.
  • Masks and distancing not required for vaccinated students in Private Lessons - parent must email vaccinated date and permission not to wear a mask in advance.
  • Email requests (see below). Lessons are booked from earliest time spot first. Spots available until reserved with payment.
Availability as of 11/21/21
Private lesson availability has been updated! Submit requests sooner than later to reserve your preferred 45-60 minute private and semi-private lessons!

Wednesday, November 24 Day before Thanksgiving (No classes 11/24-11/27)
  • 9-10am, 10-11am, 12-1pm Miss Chryssa @ Warwick Studio
How to request a private/semi private lesson:
  • Email info@carolyndutradancestudio.com with the following:
  • Name and current level of student(s).
  • Requested lesson day/time/location:
  • Duration of lesson (45, 60 minute)
  • Frequency of lesson (ie. one time, weekly, etc.)
  • Style and goals student(s) wants to work on
  • Date student fully vaccinated OR student NOT vaccinated:
  • Parent permission not to wear a mask (if vaccinated only) OR student will wear mask:
Private lesson availability has been updated! Submit requests sooner than later to reserve your preferred 45-60 minute private and semi-private lessons!

Thursday, November 11 Veterans Day (Classes run as regularly scheduled.)
  • 9am-1pm Miss Chryssa @ Warwick Studio
  • 1-4pm  Miss Rachel @ Warwick Studio
Wednesday, November 24 Day before Thanksgiving (No classes 11/24-11/27)
  • 9am-1pm Miss Chryssa @ Warwick Studio
  • 10am-3pm Miss Rachel @ Warwick Studio
Availability through November 23, 2021
Miss Chryssa
  • Mondays 7:30pm Smithfield
  • Tuesdays 8:00pm Smithfield
  • Wednesdays 7:45pm Warwick
  • Thursdays 7:30pm Warwick
  • Fridays 7:30pm Warwick
  • Saturday 3:30pm Warwick
Miss Rachel
  • Mondays 3-4pm Cranston
  • Thursdays 3:15-4:15pm Warwick
  • Saturdays 2:45-4pm Smithfield Studio (Pending session class. Inquire if interested!)
How to request a private/semi private lesson:
  • Email info@carolyndutradancestudio.com with the following:
  • Name and current level of student(s).
  • Requested lesson day/time/location:
  • Duration of lesson (45, 60 minute)
  • Frequency of lesson (ie. one time, weekly, etc.)
  • Style and goals student(s) wants to work on
  • Date student fully vaccinated OR student NOT vaccinated:
  • Parent permission not to wear a mask (if vaccinated only) OR student will wear mask:
You will receive a reply with availability based on your request. We will do our best to meet your first preferences :) Faculty, schedule and location will be arranged individually based on availability.
First lesson may be scheduled individually. Following lessons preferred to be scheduled minimum of 2 lessons at a time.


Rates
Private Lesson - 1 Student
45 minutes - $45
60 minutes - $55

Semi-Private Lesson - 2 Students
Siblings taking private lessons together receive a 10% discount.
45 minutes - $35/student
60 minutes - $45/studentPrivate Lesson - 1 Student

Semi-Private Lesson - 2 Students
Siblings taking private lessons together receive a 10% discount.
45 minutes - $35/student
60 minutes - $45/student

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Faculty: Juliette de Roxas, Chryssa Mitchell, Rachel Ferrara, Blair-Victoria Dutra (Yoga, Strength/Conditioning)
Locations: Warwick, Cranston, Smithfield, Online
Styles:

Yoga with Miss Blair
Private Lesson - 1 Student
45 minutes - $45
60 minutes - $55

Semi-Private Lesson - 2 Students of similar age
Siblings taking private lessons together receive 10% discount.
45 minutes - $30/student
60 minutes - $40/student

Semi-Private Lesson - 3-5 Students of similar age
Siblings taking private lessons together receive 10% discount.
45 minutes - $20/student
60 minutes - $25/student
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Payments: 
  • Payment due upon confirmation of lesson. Credit card (Visa, Mastercard).
  • Monthly payments in full is preferred for ongoing lessons. 
  • Payment secures your lesson.
  • There are no refunds.
  • If there are any dates you cannot attend please email us in advance and fee will be adjusted accordingly.
Cancellation Policy:
  • Notify Studio via email immediately and phone if you need to cancel. Payment available as credit to account for future use if cancel at least 24 hours prior to lesson. No credit available if cancel within 24 hours of lesson. No refunds.
  • If an instructor is unavailable, a substitute will be provided and the lesson will still take place. If we are unable to provide a substitute, the lesson will be rescheduled at no additional cost.
Private Lessons In-Studio Guidelines:
  • At first time in-studio, bring completed waiver.
  • Temperature and review Screening Tool before coming to each lesson. It is of utmost important that no one enter the Studio if they have any sick symptoms. 
  • Arrive 5 minutes before lesson start time for entrance process.
  • Arrive wearing CDDS dress code and Ballet shoes in slide sandals and mask upon exiting vehicle.
  • Have Tap and Jazz shoes, black dance shorts/leggings, and an extra mask in small dance bag.
  • Parents may wait in their vehicle in parking lot during lesson or leave and come back 5 minutes before end of lesson.
  • Only students and staff permitted in Studio.
  • Review In-Studio Guidelines as most do apply to Private Lessons.
Notify us immediately via email and phone if any of the following Covid-19 related items apply and do not attend lesson:
  • If a student isn't feeling well.
  • If a student tests positive for Covid-19.
  • If a student is exposed to someone who tests positive for Covid-19.
  • If someone in your household is sick and getting tested for Covid-19.
  • If a student travels to a state with current RI travel restrictions. See website for list of states.

Not available at this time:
Faculty: Carolyn Dutra
Private Lesson - 1 Student
45 minutes - $60

Semi-Private Lesson - 2 Students
45 minutes - $50/student