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 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.
  • Private lessons are ideal for students who are preparing for a Company Audition or are wanting to move to the next level.  Private lessons are also wonderful for dancers who just love to dance and want to improve on their skills!
  • Small groups of 2-4 students are encouraged.
  • Email requests (see below). Lessons are booked from earliest time spot first. Spots available until reserved with payment.
Book 45 or 60 minutes. Private or small group.
Updated 7/5/22

Miss Chryssa:
Monday, July 18 Warwick 12:15-1:00, 1:00-1:45, 1:45-2:30
Wednesday, July 20 Warwick 6:45-7:30, 7:30-8:15
Thursday, July 21 Warwick 12:15-:100, 1:00-1:45, 1:45 2:30
Friday, July 22 Warwick 2:30-3:30, 3:30-4:30, 7:00-8:00
Tuesday, July 26 Warwick, 4:00-5:00, 5:00-6:00, 6:00-7:00
Wednesday, July 27 Warwick, 3:30-4:30
Tuesday, August 9 Smithfield, 5:30-6:30, 6:30-7:15, 7:15-8:00
Tuesday, August 16 Smithfield 5:30-6:30, 6:30-7:15, 7:15-8:00
Tuesday, August 23 Smithfield 5:30-6:30, 6:30-7:15, 7:15-8:00

Miss Rachel:
Wednesday July 13 Warwick 6:45-7:30pm, 7:30-8:15pm
Friday July 15 Warwick 6:45-7:30pm, 7:30-8:15pm
Monday July 18 Warwick 1:30-2:30pm, 2:30-3:30pm
Tuesday July 19 Warwick 1:30-2:30pm, 2:30-3:30pm
Wednesday July 20 Warwick 1:30-2:30pm, 2:30-3:30pm
Thursday July 21 Warwick 1:30-2:30pm, 2:30-3:30pm
Monday August 1 Smithfield 12:15-1:15pm, 1:15-2:15pm
Tuesday August 9 Smithfield 4:45-5:45pm
Wednesday August 10 Warwick 6:30-7:15pm7:15-8:00pm
Thursday August 11 Cranston 6:30-7:30pm 7:30-8:15pm
Tuesday August 16 Smithfield 4:45-5:45pm
Wednesday August 17 Warwick 6:30-7:15pm, 7:15-8:00pm
Thursday August 18 Cranston 6:30-7:30, 7:30-8:15pm
Tuesday August 23 Smithfield 4:45-5:45pm
Wednesday August 24 Warwick 6:30-7:15pm, 7:15-8:00pm
Thursdays August 25 Cranston 6:30-7:30pm, 7:30-8:15pm

Miss Juliette: 
Summer availability TBD

How to request a private/semi private lesson:
  • Email 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:
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.

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

Semi-Private Lesson - 2-4 Students
Siblings taking private lessons together receive a 10% discount.
45 minutes - $35/student
60 minutes - $45/student

  • 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:
  • Arrive 5 minutes before lesson start time for entrance process.
  • Arrive wearing CDDS dress code
  • Appropriate shoes needed, black dance shorts/leggings, 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.
  • See website for Covid Guidelines
Not available at this time:
Faculty: Carolyn Dutra
Private Lesson - 1 Student
45 minutes - $60

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

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